1950 - The community-run Rogers Memorial Hospital opens.
1951 - The Dominican Sisters are asked to take over hospital operations. The name is changed to St. Mary’s Hospital.
1995 - St. Mary’s transfers to the Sisters of Mercy Health System.
2008 - Mercy Northwest Arkansas opens a new facility on Interstate 49 in Rogers.
2016 - Mercy announces $247 million Community Presence Plan to expand hospital and clinic operations
Just the Facts
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.
MyMercy, a free service, allows patients to remotely onnect with their doctors, plus see medical information, view test results, renew prescriptions, schedule appointments and e-visits using a personal computer, tablet or smartphone.
Telemedicine allows patients to have virtual visits with specialists from miles away through a secure video connection.
Electronic intensive care unit (eICU) system which provides remote monitoring of intensive care patients.
Named a national Top 100 Hospital, the only one in Arkansas, by IBM Watson Health
Earned the designation of Chest Pain Center with PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) from the Society of Chest Pain Centers
Earned cardiovascular rehabilitation certification by American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Received the Energy Star label from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for four years in a row. An Energy Star facility meets strict energy performance standards and uses less energy, is less expensive to operate and causes fewer greenhouse gas emissions than its peers
Named "Most Wired" by American Hospital Association for health information technology
National Research Corp. Consumer Choice Award Winner for Northwest Arkansas
About Mercy Overall
Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems in 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016 by IBM Watson Health, serves millions annually. Mercy includes more than 40 acute care, managed and specialty (heart, children's, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, 900 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 45,000 co-workers and 2,400 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has clinics, outpatient services and outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. In addition, Mercy's IT division, Mercy Technology Services, and Mercy Virtual commercially serve providers and patients from coast to coast.