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BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, and is focused on delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. With 2013 net revenues of $4 billion, BJC serves the health care needs of urban, suburban and rural communities and includes 12 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.

BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC hospitals and services provide more than $280 million in charity and unreimbursed care annually. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, medical and nursing education, health literacy, community outreach and regional economic development.

BJC Highlights — 2013
Hospitals
Employees
Physicians
Staffed Beds
Hospital Admissions
Home Health Visits
Emergency Department Visits
Net Revenue
Charity and Unreimbursed Care
Community Health Programs Providing More Than 550,462 Individual Services
12
26,583
3,900
3,378
142,278
215,967
481,300
$4 billion
$280 million*
$24.6 million*

* = based on 2012 data
Statistics are from year-end 2013, except where noted. Totals are aggregate figures for the hospitals and health care services that are members of BJC HealthCare.

BJC Hospitals
Alton Memorial Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Boone Hospital Center
Christian Hospital and Northwest HealthCare
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital
Parkland Health Center
Progress West Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis


BJC Health Services
BJC Accountable Care Organization 
BJC Behavioral Health
BJC Corporate Health Services
BJC Home Care Services
BJC Medical Group
BJC Help For Your Health

Alton Memorial Hospital
Founded in 1937, Alton Memorial Hospital sits in the center of 100 beautifully landscaped, wooded acres located in historic Alton, Illinois. Today, Alton Memorial celebrates 77 years and is a JCAHO-accredited, full-service acute-care Hospital serving more than 200,000 residents from a five-county area in southwestern Illinois.

In 2013, Consumer Reports magazine ranked Alton Memorial Hospital the safest hospital in Illinois and one of the top hospitals in the country based on its review of publicly available patient safety and quality data. In addition, Alton Memorial was ranked #3 in 2012 by U.S.News & World Report among St. Louis metro area hospitals. In March 2010, the Duncan Wing opened, offering private patient rooms equipped with patient lifts and patient-touch technology at every bed.

Alton Memorial Hospital provides a range of high-tech services, including interventional and diagnostic cardiac services, a full range of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures, radiation and infusion therapy for cancer patients, open MRI and CT services, digitally sophisticated medical imaging, obstetrics and gynecological services, acute renal dialysis, orthopedic care and sports medicine, digestive health services, wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy, critical care services, rehabilitation, emergency services and the area’s only hospital-based ambulance service.

In addition, Alton Memorial Hospital operates a freestanding 62-bed nursing home and skilled nursing facility, Eunice Smith Home, on the Hospital campus.

Employees
Physicians 
Staffed beds
Admissions
Emergency department visits
Outpatient surgery visits
Net revenue

892
228
186
7,139
41,293
3,404
$120 million

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s leading hospitals by U.S.News & World Report, and for 22 consecutive years has been named to the magazine’s Honor Roll of “America’s Best Hospitals.” Barnes-Jewish is home to 15 specialties ranked among the best nationally including cancer; digestive disorders; ear, nose and throat; eyes; geriatrics; gynecology; heart and heart surgery; hormonal disorders; kidney disease; neurology and neurosurgery; orthopedics; psychiatry; respiratory disorders; rheumatology; and urology.

A 1,700-member medical staff, supported by a house staff of more than 800 residents, interns and fellows, in addition to nurses and other health care professionals, offers exceptional care. Recognized for its excellent nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and was redesignated in 2008 and 2013.
 
The Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Missouri and a 250-mile radius. Siteman also is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

Employees
Physicians
Residents/Fellows
Staffed beds
Admissions
Emergency department visits
Outpatient surgery visits
Net revenue

9,190
1,760
805
1,175
54,738
84,920
21,924
$1.6 billion

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Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services including the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, the Breast Health and Women’s Center, the Cardiology Center and the Outpatient Surgery and Endoscopy Center. The hospital is an accredited Chest Pain Center and Certified Stroke Center. Known for its community partnerships, Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital has been a leader in St. Charles County for more than 30 years and is frequently cited as a top-performing hospital in the St. Louis metropolitan area and in Missouri by national publications.

Employees
Physicians
Staffed beds
Admissions
Emergency department visits
Outpatient surgery visits
Net revenue

709
392
113
5,541
28,285
5,047
$116 million

 
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Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital has been bringing high-quality health care to west St. Louis County since 1989. The Hospital provides comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services, a heart and vascular center, pulmonary function, emergency departmentradiology, Siteman Cancer Center, a sleep disorders center, interventional radiology and physical therapy and rehabilitation, as well as a full range of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures including colorectal, urology, orthopedics and ophthalmology.

To ensure the latest amenities and technology are available to patients, the hospital has a da Vinci® surgical suite, an integrated critical care program utilizing a tele-ICU and bedside consulting from intensivists, as well as a new interventional radiology suite providing the latest technologies.

In 2013, U.S.News & World Report ranked Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital #5 on a list of top St. Louis metro area hospitals, and #12 in Missouri.
 
As part of its dedication to excellence, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital is aligned with Barnes-Jewish Hospital and has an elite blend of Washington University, BJC Medical Group and private practice physicians -- all in a convenient West County location.

Employees
Physicians
Staffed beds
Admissions
Emergency department visits
Outpatient surgery visits
Net revenue

445
730
77
2,623
11,396
4,447
$99 million

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Boone Hospital Center
Boone Hospital Center has been a leader in meeting the health care needs of mid‑Missourians since its founding in 1921. Boone Hospital is a regional referral center that has earned a reputation for excellence in cardiovascular medicine, obstetrics, neurology, oncology, orthopedics and emergency medical services. Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" two times by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and has twice been named as one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters.

Through progressive health care programs, services and technology, Boone Hospital Center continues its tradition of providing quality health care and excellent patient service. The hospital completed its largest-ever expansion in 2011, with a new nine‑story patient bed tower that houses 128 private patient rooms.

Employees
Physicians
Staffed beds
Admissions
Emergency department visits
Outpatient surgery visits
Net revenue

1,708
233
304
15,363
30, 348
8,040
$286 million

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Christian Hospital and Northwest HealthCare

Christian Hospital is a full-service acute-care medical center located on 28 acres in north St. Louis County. Christian Hospital is noted for its excellence in heart services, cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, neurosurgery, cancer treatment, psychiatric services and substance abuse programs, radiology, urology, pulmonology, and radiation oncology. Christian Hospital also is committed to increasing the primary care physician base in north St. Louis County.

Located six miles west of Christian Hospital is Northwest HealthCare, which offers the community 24-hour emergency care, a variety of outpatient diagnostic and imaging services (such as MRI, CT, general radiology, ultrasound and women’s services) and a sleep lab. Northwest HealthCare offers care in a convenient setting to complement hospital services.

Employees
Physicians
Staffed beds
Admissions
Emergency department visits
Outpatient surgery visits
Net revenue

2,018
476
258
14,648
115,091
2,971
$245 million

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Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Missouri Baptist Medical Center is consistently recognized among the top 5 percent of hospitals in the nation for clinical quality, and is ranked among top Missouri hospitals for cardiac surgery and cardiac care. Recently, U.S.News & World Report ranked the hospital #3 in the St. Louis metro area with high performance in seven key specialties: gastroenterology; geriatrics; gynecology; heart and heart surgery; nephrology; orthopedics; and pulmonology. 

Missouri Baptist's heart surgery program was one of only 24 cardiac surgery programs in the U.S. to receive in 2012 a three-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for both cardiac bypass and heart valve surgeries. Designated by the National Cancer Institute as one of the Community Clinical Oncology programs nationwide, Missouri Baptist’s cancer center offers a comprehensive cancer treatment program in a dedicated center with a beautiful healing garden. 

In addition to its comprehensive, 24-hour adult emergency department, in collaboration with St. Louis Children's Hospital, it offers a separate emergency department dedicated to children. In 2013, the hospital opened its new West Pavilion and Surgery Center, with all-private patient rooms and improved patient parking.

Employees
Physicians
Staffed beds
Admissions
Emergency department visits
Outpatient surgery visits
Net revenue

2,676
1,174
455
21,504
40,663
8,594
$456 million

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Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital
Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital is designated critical access hospital providing quality health care services to residents in Crawford, Franklin and Washington counties.

In recent years, the hospital has enhanced and expanded the health care services available to the greater Sullivan community. Between 2003 and 2012 Missouri Baptist completely rebuilt the hospital, adding a new emergency department, new childbirth wing, critical care beds, cardiac rehab services, a cancer center and a wound care center. The hospital also renovated medical office space for its visiting specialists, who come weekly from Missouri Baptist Medical Center, and completed a 10,000-square-foot addition for primary care medical offices. 

Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital operates three additional physician office clinics providing quality healthcare to surrounding communities.

The hospital continues to attract new physicians to the area. It also separates the Sullivan Sports Fitness and Rehabilitation Center, a free-standing facility located in downtown Sullivan designed for rehabilitation services and exercise therapy.

 

Employees
Physicians
Staffed beds
Admissions
Emergency department visits
Outpatient surgery visits
Net revenue

404
107
            35
2,067
22,008
1,073
$38 million

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Parkland Health Center
Parkland Health Center includes a full-service acute care Hospital in Farmington, Missouri, as well as a three-bed critical access hospital in Bonne Terre, Missouri. Parkland Health Center provides quality primary and secondary level inpatient and outpatient services to the people of St. Francois County and surrounding areas in southeastern Missouri.

The Farmington campus offers a full continuum of inpatient medical-surgical and intensive care, obstetricsgeriatric psychiatry and emergency services, along with a wide variety of outpatient services including a diabetes and wound care clinic and the Huckstep Heart and Lung Center.

The Bonne Terre campus was completed in 1995, primarily to continue emergency and outpatient services formerly delivered at Bonne Terre Hospital. The Bonne Terre campus includes inpatient services for patients meeting specific criteria, outpatient oncology services, an infusion center and a sleep study lab.

Parkland Health Center has twice been named as one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters. 

 

Employees
Physicians
Staffed beds
Admissions
Emergency department visits
Outpatient surgery visits
Net revenue

533
164
101
3,155
34,775
2,057
$63 million

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Progress West Hospital
Opened in 2007, Progress West Hospital is BJC HealthCare’s first greenfield hospital offering the latest in facility design, technology and patient‑centered care. The hospital has 72 private rooms, 24-hour emergency services, surgical services, a cardiac catheterization lab, medical/surgical inpatient services, obstetrical services with labor and delivery suitesdiagnostic imaging and lab services, and is a Certified Stroke Center. St. Louis Children’s Hospital offers pediatric expertise at Progress West including emergency, inpatient and neonatology availability. The medical office building on the campus is BJC’s first gold LEED status building, cited for environmental sustainability.

Employees
Physicians
Staffed beds
Admissions
Emergency department visits
Outpatient surgery visits
Net revenue

348
419
42
2,952
23,555
2,090
$56 million

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St. Louis Children's Hospital
St. Louis Children’s Hospital provides care in more than 50 specialty areas through a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, staff and volunteers. Along with inpatient and outpatient medical care, the hospital offers education, wellness and injury-prevention programs to fulfill its mission to “do what’s right for kids.”

Providing comprehensive, high-quality care and serving as an advocate for children has been St. Louis Children’s Hospital’s commitment since its inception in 1879. Today, the hospital serves patients and families across a 300-mile service area, and has seen patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is #6 on the 2013 U.S.News & World Report Honor Roll of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals, and has been recognized by U.S.News & World Report for 11 consecutive years.

In 2010, the hospital was redesignated as a "Magnet Hospital", the nation’s highest honor for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Employees
Physicians
Residents/Fellows
Staffed beds
Admissions
Emergency department visits
Outpatient surgery visits
Net revenue

2,959
617
116
189
10,542
48,966
8,341
$503 million

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The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis
The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis provides a full range of acute inpatient, outpatient and community rehabilitation services for patients with stroke, brain and spinal cord injuries, cancer, and neurologic and orthopedic conditions. The first free-standing rehabilitation hospital in the metropolitan area, the facility features structured care units, independent living suites and classrooms for patient and family education.

Opened in March 2001, the state-of-the-art facility was designed by patients, physicians and rehabilitation experts. A joint partnership between BJC HealthCare and HealthSouth Corporation, The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis is dedicated to maximizing patients’ ability to return to their homes, workplaces and communities.

The hospital and its medical staff also conduct major rehabilitative research and education programs through an affiliation with Washington University School of Medicine.

The Rehabilitation Institute is certified for stroke rehabilitation by The Joint Commission, and recently received full three-year accreditation from the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for its comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation program and stroke specialty program.

 

Employees
Physicians
Staffed beds
Admissions
Outpatient visits
Net revenue

458
48
96
2,006
38,205
$41 million

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BJC Accountable Care Organization
An Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is a group of doctors, hospitals and others that work together to coordinate care for the patients that they serve. The patient and providers are partners in care decisions. 

BJC HealthCare was the first provider in the St. Louis area and one of 89 health care provider organizations from across the country chosen as a 2012 as an Accountable Care Organization by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS began establishing ACOs in January of that year to encourage groups of physicians, hospitals and other providers to coordinate health services for patients covered by Medicare and share in savings obtained through high-quality, well-coordinated care. 

BJC's Accountable Care Organization (BJC ACO) is focused on achieving better patient-centered health outcomes and cost savings by improving care coordination and disease management for Medicare patients; expanding evidence-based care delivery models across BJC; and developing a structure that provides sharing of cost savings to ACO members.

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BJC Behavioral Health
BJC Behavioral Health delivers and coordinates an array of high-quality, client-focused mental health care services for children, adults and families. Community-based short-term or long-term services are provided in the City of St. Louis and the Missouri counties of St. Louis, Washington, Iron and St. Francois. BJC Employee Assistance Program (BJC EAP), a division of BJC Behavioral Health, provides employee assistance services to companies across the St. Louis metropolitan area, including BJC HealthCare. BJC Behavioral Health is staffed by experts in the treatment and recovery of people with serious mental illness. As an administrative agent for the state of Missouri, BJC Behavioral Health is leading the nation in the integration of physical and mental health.


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BJC Corporate Health Services
BJC Corporate Health Services (CHS) provides comprehensive wellness programs, 
occupational health support and work-related injury care for employers in the St. Louis metropolitan area encompassing nine counties in Missouri and Illinois. In the St. Louis area, CHS has three full-service BarnesCare occupational medicine clinics as well as several employer-based clinics and on-site services. BarnesCare is the only St. Louis occupational medicine provider certified by the National Association of Occupational Health Professionals. 

The occupational health services division of Corporate Health Services partners with BJC Infection Control, Workers' Compensation Administration, Ergonomics and Safety to provide education and a safe and a healthy work environment for BJC's 26,000 employees. CHS also manages the BJC Workers' Compensation Administration, which handles all claims for BJC's self-insured workers' compensation program, and the WellAware Center, a full-service exercise facility near the campus of Barnes‑Jewish Hospital.  

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BJC Home Care Services
BJC Home Care Services offers patients and their families a complete range of home care services including skilled nursing servicesadult and pediatric hospice and supportive care, rehabilitation therapy, home infusion therapy, infusion treatment rooms, home medical equipment and high-tech respiratory care. Specialty home care programs also are available, including chronic respiratory disease, heart failure, diabetesorthopedic and wound care programs, as well as the Lifeline emergency response system. 

BJC Home Care Services provides more than 200,000 visits annually to patients in both Missouri and Illinois. Serving more than 25 counties, it has become the largest home care network in the region and one of the largest in the country.

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BJC Medical Group
BJC Medical Group employs more than 300 physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants with a variety of medical specialties including allergy, audiology, breast surgery, cardiology, colorectal surgery, electrophysiology, endocrinology, family medicine, gastroenterology, gerontology, hospitalist, infectious disease, internal medicine, interventional cardiology, maternal and fetal medicine, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedic and general surgery, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychiatry, radiation oncology, rheumatology and vascular surgery. 

BJC Medical Group physicians serve patients in nearly 100 practice locations. BJC Medical Group aims to strengthen the physician-patient bond by developing long-term, healing relationships and offering exceptional patient experiences.

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BJC Help for Your Health
BJC Help for Your Health is a health service organization comprising both BJC’s employee wellness program and BJC’s outreach efforts to help improve the health of the community. BJC Help for Your Health encourages BJC employees to live healthier lives through health fairs; smoking cessation, weight management and exercise programs; and various campaigns to promote breast, colon and prostate health.

In addition, BJC Help for Your Health provides wellness and preventative health information and services to other employers, community organizations and the general public. At health events throughout the region, BJC provides health education programs, screenings for certain diseases, and weight management and smoking cessation seminars. 

BJC’s School Outreach and Youth Development program is one of the most extensive in the region, providing services to public, private and parochial school districts in Missouri and Illinois.

At the other end of the age continuum, OASIS, a national nonprofit educational organization for adults 50 and older, offers challenging lifelong learning, health improvement and civic engagement opportunities.

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