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More than 110 years ago, the Sisters of Mercy — guided by their vow "to care for the poor and for the sick" — established Mercy Hospital and laid the foundation for The Mercy Touch®. Although the faces and technologies have changed throughout the years, our vision and mission still reflect our commitment to continuing the Sisters' work today and for years in the future.
Working together to provide exceptional healthcare with The Mercy Touch.
To care for the sick and enhance the health of the communities we serve, guided by the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.
The ICARE values define how we perform work and conduct ourselves with each other and our patients. It's how we define and meet the standards of The Mercy Touch. The Mercy Touch embodies the values of:
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.
University of Iowa Health Alliance (UIHA) includes four of Iowa’s premier health care organizations, including 20 hospitals and nearly 2,000 physicians. 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. Genesis Health System based in Davenport, Mercy Cedar Rapids, University of Iowa Health Care of Iowa City, and Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa of Waterloo are members of the alliance.
The 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 on their website or download a brochure.