Come and celebrate Mercy's rich heritage on Friday, September 24 with special events at Mercy Central Campus, Mercy Capitol, Mercy Franklin
and the Mercy Clinic System.
Special menus will be available at Mercy Central Campus, Mercy Capitol and Mercy Franklin
for all shifts.
Mother Catherine McAuley is the foundress of the first House of Mercy
and the Sisters of Mercy
During the past year, Mercy
Employee satisfaction scores, as measured by our annual Gallup survey, continued to be very positive, with Mercy
ranked better than nearly two-thirds of hospitals in the nation.
improved its quality scores in eight of the 10 measures defined by the federal government (CMS) and the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
also awarded Mercy
the first in Iowa "Gold Seal of Approval and Disease-Specific Care Certification" for demonstrating excellence in the care of pneumonia, congestive heart failure and diabetes.
...Mercy hired Dan Varnum as the Vice President of Quality Improvement, and now has 40 people trained to lead and support these efforts.
achieved a 3.95% positive financial margin, or about $22.5 million, on the daily operations of the organization, beating our budget of 3.8%.Everyone contributed to this success through careful management of supply costs, appropriate staffing and sustained productivity.Improvements in revenue, through efforts in accounts receivable, and more favorable contracts with payers also contributed. In addition, Mercy experienced increased contributions from generous donors, favorable returns on investments, a one-time gain on a sale of assets and other one-time adjustments.Some of this was offset by our increased investment of $3.3 million over budget in employee benefits but overall Mercy
ended the fiscal year very positively.As a not-for-profit organization, this money is reinvested in high quality care through new and replacement technology, retooling of facilities and other improvements.In order to make these investments, to buy essential equipment, and to create healing environments for patients, families, employees and others, Mercy
spends approximately $44 million per year.