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The MercyCare Accountable Care Organization supports an environment of continuous improvement with the goal of maximizing quality, improving health of populations and reducing costs of care.
Newly formed, the MercyCare Accountable Care Organization was created for the purpose of increasing quality, lowering costs and creating a healthier community, which aligns with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Triple Aim. We are developing and implementing evidence-based care and best practices for keeping populations healthy.
Providers support and engage in quality assurance and improvement programs that will improve patient health and reduce medical costs. Our analysis of internal and payer data has led us to focus on quality improvement efforts in the following areas:
Mercy has previously been part of the University of Iowa Health Alliance ACO that formed in 2013.
For 119 years, Mercy Medical Center has delivered The Mercy Touch to its patients by partnering the latest technology with compassionate and high-quality healthcare. A subsidiary of MercyCare Service Corporation, Mercy is a fully accredited, 445 licensed-bed, regional hospital based in Cedar Rapids, IA. Founded in 1900 by the Sisters of Mercy, today it offers a wide range of patient-centered services, including world-class cancer care at the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center. Mercy has the most advanced private patient suites in the eastern Iowa Corridor, as well as an established network of primary and urgent care clinics through MercyCare Community Physicians.
MercyCare Community Physicians is composed of 10 family practice clinics in the Cedar Rapids metro area, as well as Center Point, Central City, Monticello, Mount Vernon, North Liberty and Tama. Six urgent care facilities, four specialty clinics and one telehealth clinic are also part of the MCCP system. Established in 1995, MCCP is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids.
To care for the sick and enhance the health of the communities we serve, guided by the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.