Mercy Cedar Rapids releases 2016-2017 annual report

Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids has released its 2016-2017 annual report, reviewing the hospital’s financial impact on the community.

Several notable accomplishments from the past year include:

  • Mercy received the state’s approval to start an open heart surgery program, allowing the hospital to address the growing need for this life-saving care in Cedar Rapids.
  • Mercy was named among the nation’s Most Wired Hospitals for the ninth consecutive year.
  • Mercy Urology Clinic opened to build upon Eastern Iowa’s excellent urologists.
  • Mercy accepted the Planetree Gold Designation award for its person-centered care.
  • MercyCare Prairie Creek opened to expand access to care on the city’s southwest side.
  • Mercy became the first hospital in Eastern Iowa to use the robotic-arm assisted surgery system by Mako for partial knee and total hip replacements.
  • The Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy celebrated 10 years of compassionate care.
  • Hiawatha Medical Park opened.

Visit  to read the full community report of fiscal year achievements.