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Quality. Compassion. Service.
That's The Mercy Touch®.

Words and pictures can only suggest our advanced technologies, our dedicated staff and our compassionate philosophy. To be truly understood, The Mercy Touch must be experienced.

Since 1900, thousands of Mercy patients have received personalized health services and outstanding medical care. Today, more than 2,100 employees carry on the Mercy tradition - offering you and your family the highest quality professional care enhanced by The Mercy Touch.

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Award-Winning Care

Providing our patients the highest level of care is just one of the reasons we have been recognized for our award-winning care.

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Our History

Much has changed since 1900, but the quality of care you receive at Mercy has not. Learn more about how it all began.


University of Iowa Health Alliance logoUniversity of Iowa Health Alliance (UIHA) includes five of Iowa’s premier health care organizations, including 55 hospitals and more than 175 clinics. The alliance was formed to address the rapidly changing healthcare environment. Alliance members are working together to better coordinate care, prevent and better manage disease, reduce costs and deliver care more efficiently for all Iowans. Mercy Health Network based in Des Moines, Genesis Health System based in Davenport and Mercy-Cedar Rapids, University of Iowa Health Care of Iowa City, and Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa of Waterloo are members of the alliance.

MedQuarter logoThe MedQuarter is a revitalization partnership committed to promoting a dynamic urban medical community to improve quality of life, and advocate for new businesses and jobs in a defined medical district. Mercy is proud to support the city’s revitalization efforts while continuing to build on our community history of exceptional care. Learn more.