About Mercy

Mercy Iowa City Recognitions

Mercy is accredited by The Joint Commission.

Mercy earns top 5-star rating from CMS for third consecutive year |

Mercy Iowa City named a 100 Great Community Hospital

Patient Experience
Mercy Iowa City has achieved the Healthgrades® 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ for an eleventh consecutive year (2008-2018), making it one of only two hospitals in Iowa to receive the award for 10 consecutive years.

Orthopedic Care
Mercy Iowa City is a Blue Distinction Center for knee, hip and spine care.

Mercy Iowa City is the only hospital in Iowa to receive both Healthgrades Orthopedic Surgery and Joint Replacement Excellence Awards in 2017. Thanks to our partners at the Steindler Orthopedic Clinic for helping us achieve these distinctions 

Mercy is the only Low Acuity Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program in Iowa, accredited by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Click here for more information:

Heart Care
Mercy Iowa City named Watson's Health 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital in 2018.

Mercy Iowa City is a Blue Distinction Center for heart care.

Mercy Iowa City is the only Accredited Chest Pain Center in Johnson County. 

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) Certifies that Mercy Iowa City Cardiac Rehab Program has met the strict standards and has been awarded certification through the AACVPR.

Mercy Iowa City has received the American College of Cardiology NCDR Chest Pain-MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for seven years in a row.

Mercy Iowa City is the recipient of  ACC-NCDR's ACTION Registry 2017 Platinum Performance Achievement Award, as featured in U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals 2018 Edition

Stroke Care
Mercy Iowa City is a Certified Primary Stroke Center.

Mercy Iowa City received the American Heart Association's Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus Achievement Award.

Maternity Care
Mercy Iowa City is a Blue Distinction Center and Blue Distinction Centers+.

Neurodiagnostic Sleep Center
Mercy Iowa City has been granted reaccreditation for a period of five years by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). This includes accreditation for all types of sleep testing including in-center polysomnography (PSG), multiple sleep latency testing (MSLT), maintenance of wakefulness testing (MWT) and home sleep apnea testing (HSAT).

Wound Care
The Wound and Vein Center has been recognized with a national award for clinical excellence: The President's Circle Award by Healogics.

Mercy Hospital Laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologist (CAP).

Diabetes Care
Mercy's Diabetes Education is accredited by the State of Iowa and American Diabetes Association.

Home Care
Mercy Home Health Care is Medicare/ Medicaid certified and accredited by The Joint Commission. Mercy Home Health Care, Mercy Iowa City, has been recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a “Premier Performer” for achieving an overall patient satisfaction score that ranked in the top 5% of all eligible SHP clients for the 2018 calendar year.