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Mercy Company Profile

19:15 EDT 24th September 2018 | BioPortfolio

On a chilly November 11, 1874, six Sisters of Mercy arrived in Baltimore to take charge of a dispensary called The Baltimore City Hospital. Located in a former schoolhouse at the corner of Saratoga and Calvert Streets, it was a small, dingy building whose meager appearance belied its enormous promise. One hundred and twenty-five years later, that promised has been fulfilled thanks to the Sisters of Mercy and the many medical and lay staff who provide care to thousands of Baltimoreans. Today, Mercy Medical Center is a 285-bed, full-service university-affiliated medical facility, delivering a full range of health care services including internal medicine, obstetrics, pediatrics, urology, cardiology, gastroenterology, oncology, women's services, cosmetic surgery, ophthalmology, hospice, rehabilitative care, and emergency medicine. Celebrating 125 years of service to the city of Baltimore, Mercy's Mission remains the same as it did in the beginning: "To heal the sick, no matter their economic or social condition."

Location

301 St. Paul Place
Baltimore
Maryland
United States of America

Contact

Phone: (410)332-9000


News Articles [42 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Mercy Health Redefines Supply Chain's Role in High Quality Healthcare through New Strategic ...

Logistics Enables Success At its peak, nearly 32,000 people in the Mercy Health organization could order supplies. Implementing a centralized purchasing model led to Mercy Read more...

Mercy Technology Services (MTS) Extends PACS Imaging Solution to Hospitals Everywhere

Mercy Technology Services (MTS), the IT backbone of one of the largest Catholic health systems in the nation, today announced it will launch a new picture archiving communication system (PACS) imagin...

Medical Volunteers: An Opportunity for Health Professionals

Have you ever thought about volunteering your services? Read about these amazing professionals who work with Mercy Ships on the 'Africa Mercy'. Medscape Public Health

Mercy collaborates with Johnson & Johnson to harness real-world data for patient safety and device innovation

Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems by IBM Watson Health, has established a data platform that uses real-world clinical data to evaluate medical device performance. Johnson & Jo...

Why Mercy ACO collaborated with Innovaccer to improve how it handled data

Mercy ACO lacked a solid way to connect its data from disparate sources, so it worked with Innovaccer and its data platform to help solve the issue.

Mercy Medical Center offers minimally invasive bunion surgery for patients with foot and ankle concerns

Mercy Medical Center orthopedic surgeon Dr. Rebecca Cerrato is one of the first surgeons in the United States to offer minimally invasive bunion surgery, an alternative to traditional surgery that can...

On its Mission to Capture Unstructured EHR Data, Mercy Leaders Realize the Value of NLP

Rajiv LeventhalIn Mercy’s submission for the 2018 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program, organizational leaders outlined the key details behind the health system’s project, called “Usi...

North Mississippi Health Taps Mercy to Help Implement Epic Ambulatory EHR

North Mississippi Health Services (NMHS), a private, not for profit hospital which serves 730,000 patients in 24 counties in north Mississippi and northwest Alabama, has selected Mercy Technology Serv...

PubMed Articles [8 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Inpatient Beds? We Don't Need No Stinking Inpatient Beds.

At the Mercy Virtual Care Center more than 850 employees deliver care by way of telehealth services to hospitals that are both inside and outside the Mercy system. Intermountain Healthcare has taken a...

The Humans in Health Care-A Review of The American Mercy Tour.

Perioperative Nursing and Communication Challenges Aboard the Africa Mercy.

An Interview With Dr Karen Cox.

In this column, Dr Reid-Ponte interviews Dr Karen Cox, current president of the American Academy of Nursing and chief operating officer for Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. Dr Cox discusses h...

Serving on a Board of Nursing: Pursuing Justice, Mercy, and Humility.

What is it like to serve on a State Board of Nursing (BON)? How does one deal with the weight of the responsibility, the discomfort of inexperience in the role, and integrate personal faith with the p...

Clinical Trials [10 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Assessment of Stability of Mail-in Capillary Hemoglobin A1c Test Kit

The purpose of this study is to determine the stability of capillary HBA1c blood samples collected by the participant with this kit and mailed to the laboratory at Children's Mercy Hospita...

An Observational Pilot Study of Lumosity Computerized Cognitive Training in Subjects With Multiple Sclerosis

In collaboration with the Mercy MS Achievement Center, Lumos Labs is proposing an open-label, 12-month pilot study of computerized cognitive training as part of the cognitive wellness prog...

XCEL Bladeless Trocar Versus Veress Needle: A Randomised Controlled Trial Comparing These Two Entry Techniques in Gynaecological Laparoscopic Surgery.

The method most commonly used to gain entry to the abdomen in laparoscopic surgery (minimally invasive surgery) amongst gynecologists is the Veress Needle. This needle is inserted, usuall...

Adolescent Self-Care and Knowledge Education in Diabetes--Improved by Texting

This study is a randomized controlled trial assessing diabetes knowledge (using a Mercy-What I Know About Diabetes Test (MWIKAD) validated survey) and self-care practices (using a validate...

Outcomes From an Asthma Disease Management Program

Disease management is used to manage patients who have asthma and who are enrolled in a managed care health plan. To understand the effect of disease management on asthma severity and util...

Companies [37 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines is an 802-bed acute care, not-for-profit Catholic hospital situated on three campuses. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, Mercy is the...

Keystone Mercy Health Plan

Keystone Mercy Health Plan, a member of the AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies, is a Medical Assistance (Medicaid) managed care health plan serving more than 300,000 Medical As...

Mercy Hospital

Mercy Hospital, a recipient of the prestigious Magnet™ award for nursing excellence, HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award™ (2003-2004, 2006-...

Mercy Health & Aged Care

Mercy Health & Aged Care is a Catholic community benefit organisation founded by the Sisters of Mercy. Our services include acute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, specialist women's h...

Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

Founded in 1874, Mercy Medical Center is a Catholic healthcare facility and teaching hospital for the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Located at 301 St. Paul Place, Mer...

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