SSM Health Care - St. Louis Company Information
- St. Louis
- United States
Sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Mary, SSM Health Care - St. Louis is committed to delivering quality patient care to the St. Louis area as embodied in its mission statement: "Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God." In accordance with the philosophy of the Franciscan Sisters of Mary, we value the sacredness and dignity of each person. Therefore, we find these five values consistent with both our heritage and ministerial priorities: Compassion Respect Excellence Stewardship Community With over 11,200 employees and 2,500 staff physicians, SSM Health Care - St. Louis is one of the largest, full-service health care networks in the St. Louis area. SSM Health Care-St. Louis includes seven hospitals, a SSM Managed Care Organization, and a Physicians' Organization with over 250 employed physicians in SSM Medical Group, SSM Cancer Care, SSM Breast Care, SSM Orthopedics, SSM Neurosciences Institute, and SSM Heart Institute. Other services include Cardinal Glennon Close to Home pediatric services and SSM Home Care. We provide our patients with an online Doctor Referral, Health Library and Wellness Program Registration hotline that can be reached at 314-SSM-DOCS (toll-free 866-SSM-DOCS). Our parent organization, SSM Health Care System, also based in St. Louis, in 2002 became the first health care winner of the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The system owns, operates and manages hospitals and nursing homes in four states: Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin and Oklahoma.