About Mercy

Committed to Excellence

  • U.S. News & World Report ranked Mercy Medical Center as a top 50 hospital in America for Heart and Heart Surgery in its national “Best Hospitals” survey. Mercy ranked 31st out of more than 5,000 hospitals. (2006)
  • Ranked ninth among the nation’s best hospitals for heart care in published research performed by the Harvard School of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy and Management. (2006)
  • Recognized nationally by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
  • Recognized by UnitedHealth as a Center of Excellence. (2006)
  • Recipient of the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Silver Performance Achievement Award (2008)
  • First in Iowa to receive Chest Pain Center Accreditation by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. (2005). Granted Full Cycle II Chest Pain Center accreditation with percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) (2008)
  • Recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospitals®: Cardiovascular award winner. (1999, 2004, 2007 and 2009)
  • Recipient of the American Heart Association “From the Heart” award for the Level 1 Heart Attack Protocol (2008)

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