About Mercy


Mercy Iowa City is accredited by The Joint Commission.

Mercy Iowa City earns top 5-star rating from CMS for fifth consecutive year. | more

Mercy Iowa City named a 100 Great Community Hospital.

Watson Health named Mercy Iowa City a 100 Top Hospital in 2021.

Watson Health named Mercy Iowa City a 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital in 2021.

Orthopedic Care
Mercy Iowa City is a Blue Distinction Center for knee & hip replacement and spine surgery.

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: mercyiowacity.org/bariatrics.

Mercy Iowa City is a Blue Distinction+ Center for bariatric surgery.

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

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 nine years in a row.

Mercy Iowa City named Watson's Health 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital in 2021.

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 with Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll

Mercy Iowa City has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval and he American Stroke Association's Heart-Check mark for Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification.

Mercy named America's Best Stroke Center by Women's Choice 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 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 Center of Distinction 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 has been recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a “Superior Performer” for achieving an overall patient satisfaction score that ranked in the top 20% of all eligible SHP clients for the 2019 calendar year.

Mercy Home Health Care named to the Top 100 of the 2019 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States.