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Mercy Hospital Watonga Quick Facts

Mercy doctor's coat Mercy Hospital Watonga has been a healing presence in the Watonga region for more than 60 years.

Hospital Campus

Mercy Hospital Watonga is a 25-bed critical access hospital with three family physicians along with specialists who visit each week from Oklahoma City.

Featured Services

Additional Services

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Laboratory
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Care
  • Social Services
  • Speech Pathology
  • Skilled Care/Swing Bed

Just the Facts

  • 2013 Certified Healthy Business
  • Modern Healthcare magazine ranked Mercy No. 6 on its list of top integrated delivery networks.
  • The American Hospital Association named Mercy one of the nation’s Most Wired health care organizations.
  • Quality & Patient Safety
  • 1884 – Five Sisters of Mercy first journey into Indian Territory and open St. Mary’s Academy in present-day Konawa to educate Native American children.
  • 1905 – Mount Saint Mary Academy, an all-girls school, opens in Oklahoma City.
  • 1969 – Watonga Municipal Hospital opened.
  • 2011 – Mercy started managing Watonga Municipal Hospital.
  • 2012 – March: Watonga citizens voted yes to Ordinance No. 620, allowing for an increase of ad valorem taxes to fund revitalization of the hospital.
  • 2012 – July: Watonga Municipal Hospital became leased by Mercy and was renamed Mercy Hospital Watonga.
  • Among the first health care organizations in the U.S. to have a comprehensive, integrated electronic health record that provides real-time, paperless access to patient information
  • Offers MyMercy,a free service, allows patients to connect online with their doctors, plus see medical information, view test results, renew prescriptions, schedule appointments and e-visits using a personal computer, tablet or smartphone

By the Numbers (FY2022)

5,313 Visits

Outpatient

$448,000

Traditional Charity Care

$501,000

Unreimbursed Medicaid

122 Discharges

Acute Inpatient

25 Beds

Inpatient Care

51 Co-workers

Hospital Based

3,689 Visits

Emergency Room

About Mercy

Mercy, one of the 25 largest U.S. health systems and named the top large system in the U.S. for excellent patient experience by NRC Health, serves millions annually with nationally recognized quality care and one of the nation’s largest Accountable Care Organizations. Mercy is a highly integrated, multi-state health care system including more than 40 acute care, managed and specialty (heart, children’s, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, convenient and urgent care locations, imaging centers and pharmacies. Mercy has 900 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 4,000 Mercy Clinic physicians and advanced practitioners, and more than 40,000 co-workers serving patients and families across Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has clinics, outpatient services and outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

Media Contact

Meredith Huggins
Guthrie, Kingfisher, Oklahoma City, Ada, Ardmore, Healdton, Watonga, Tishomingo
Phone: 405-936-5766

 
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