February 24, 2017

Mercy’s Long History of Honoring Diverse Backgrounds

This tradition of respect for individuals of all backgrounds is deeply rooted in scripture, the Catholic tradition and the beliefs and practices of Mercy’s founders — Catherine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy. When the Sisters of Mercy first came to the United States from Ireland in 1843, it was with a mission to help the sick, economically poor and those who were vulnerable to discrimination. They did this by building hospitals and schools and by also honoring the dignity of everyone they encountered.
February 20, 2017

Mercy and St. Anthony’s Announce Affiliation Plans

Mercy and St. Anthony’s Medical Center in St. Louis have entered into a definitive agreement providing for an affiliation between two of the region’s leading health care providers. Leaders, board members and physicians from both organizations are working through the process of finalizing the details, with the goal of completing the agreement this spring.
February 16, 2017

Tech Awards Give Mercy Momentum at National Health Conference

As the brightest minds in health care technology convene next week, Mercy leaders will take center stage, and with momentum – a culmination of three national technology awards.
February 14, 2017

Mercy Kids Team Gives Drug-Addicted Babies a Fighting Chance

More babies are being born with drug withdrawal, inevitably ending up in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). That’s where Mercy's medical staff goes into action to begin the long process of weaning the newborns off their addictions triggered by mothers who used drugs during their pregnancy.
February 8, 2017

Mercy Virtual Flies High in Delta Airlines’ Sky Magazine

Mercy Virtual has landed in the world’s most-read in-flight magazine. More than 5 million Delta Airlines passengers are thumbing through an article featuring the Mercy Virtual Care Center.
February 5, 2017

Mercy CEO Makes WIRED List of Health Care “Re-Inventors”

WIRED Magazine, in partnership with Hewlett-Packard, recently released a list of 11 people who are “dealing with waste more efficiently and with less impact on the environment, bringing virtual…tools into the medical arena.”
February 2, 2017

Human Trafficking: Mercy Nurses Trained to Spot Modern-Day Slavery

Slavery isn’t behind us. Human trafficking, which preys on women, men and children, is a growing problem in the Midwest – and Mercy nurses are watching for it.
January 30, 2017

Forbes: Mercy Virtual and Supply Chain “Changing Health Care” for the Better

In an article published Jan. 26, the research vice president of Gartner says Mercy’s advancements in telemedicine, “could lead to breakthroughs in thinking…[and] deliver dramatically higher satisfaction for patients with far lower costs.”
January 26, 2017

Sneak Thief of Sight: Half with Glaucoma are Unaware

More than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma - the leading cause of preventable blindness - but only half realize they have the disease. By 2030, the Glaucoma Research Foundation expects glaucoma cases to more than double (58 percent).
January 18, 2017

Mercy Gets National Award for Saving Lives, Reducing Health Care Costs

Mercy's improvements in patient care have landed the health system a national IT award.