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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 southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion, BJC serves the health care needs of urban, suburban and rural communities and includes 15 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.

As a nonprofit health care organization, BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefit in Missouri, providing more than $785.9 million in financial assistance, education of health professionals, safety net services and community outreach programs in 2019.

Based on 2020 data, unless otherwise indicated.
Staffed Beds
Hospital Admissions
Outpatient Surgery Visits
Home Health Visits
Emergency Department Visits
Net Revenue
Financial Assistance (at cost)
Community Health Programs
    (providing more than 426,000 individual services)
*2019 data

$5.5 billion
$410.6 million
$14.1 million

Totals are aggregate figures for the hospitals and health care services that are members of BJC HealthCare.

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 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 to 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.

BJC Behavioral Health

BJC Behavioral Health (BJC BH) is a community mental health center delivering an array of community-based quality behavioral health care services for children, transition-aged youth, adults and families. BJC BH provides and coordinates behavioral health services for adults with serious mental illness and children who are seriously emotionally disturbed in the central and southern sections of St. Louis City and in St. Louis, St. Francois, Iron and Washington Counties.

BJC BH serves as a point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by the Missouri Department of Mental Health. Both short and long-term services are provided in a variety of settings including four clinics, the customer’s residence or within contracted treatment provider locations throughout the service areas.

BJC Corporate Health Services

BJC Corporate Health Services comprises several organizations that share a dedication to creating and maintaining healthy workplaces. Serving hundreds of area employers as well as BJC HealthCare, BJC Corporate Health Services specializes in improving worker health, safety and productivity and reducing costs associated with work-related illness/injury and absenteeism.

BarnesCare provides a full range of employee health and rehabilitation services at three convenient clinic locations. Since 1946, BarnesCare has been a leader in work-related illness/injury diagnosis and treatment. Today, BarnesCare provides preventive health services and education to employees, with a focus on keeping employees healthy, safe and on the job. In addition, BarnesCare’s Health On-Site Services deliver a combination of employee health expertise, convenience and cost savings right to the workplace. BarnesCare serves over 1,700 client companies, including Boeing, City of St. Louis, Lutheran Senior Services and Bi-State Development.

BJC Home Care Services

BJC Home Care Services is a full-service provider offering patients and their families a complete range of home care services, including skilled nursing services, adult and pediatric hospice and palliative home 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, diabetes, orthopedic and wound care programs as well as the Lifeline emergency response system and Health Recovery Solutions, an in-home monitoring system.

BJC Home Care Services is the largest and most comprehensive home care provider in the St. Louis region, touching thousands of patients in more than 25 counties in Missouri and Illinois.

Serving a 200-mile radius from St. Louis, BJC Home Care provides full-service home infusion therapies and IV/injectable specialty medications, delivered with convenience and skilled care in patients’ homes or in our private suites.

Wings, the pediatric hospice and palliate care program offered through BJC Hospice, is comprised of highly skilled specialists trained in hospice and comfort care. They guide children and their families through the crisis of illness and dying in a way that minimizes pain, fear and uncertainty.

Evenlyn’s House opened in 2017 and is located on the campus of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital. It offers peaceful and comfortable surroundings for adult and pediatric hospice patients and their families.

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 preventive 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.

BJC Medical Group

BJC Medical Group is the multi-specialty physician organization of BJC HealthCare and includes over 600 doctors and advanced practice providers who are affiliated with the top-ranked hospitals in the area.

Since 1994, BJC Medical Group has been dedicated to providing access to the world’s best medicine through caring people and integrated systems. The providers are nationally recognized for excellent patient satisfaction and quality health care.

BJC Medical Group physicians are trained and certified in over 25 medical specialties and serve patients in more than 125 locations in the greater St. Louis, mid-Missouri and southern Illinois areas.

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College

With a legacy beginning in 1902, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College has a strong tradition of educating health care professionals in St. Louis. Today the college awards bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees in nursing. In partnerships with several of the nation’s leaders in health care and other community-based agencies, the college possesses the most advanced resources for learning and has a dedicated faculty and staff who mentor students to achieve their fullest potential.

The college has nationally recognized educational facilities with state-of-the-art classrooms, lecture halls and sophisticated Clinical Simulation Institute labs with patient simulation mannequins and exam rooms that provide high-tech, advanced nursing care experiences.

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and is approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.

Alton Memorial Hospital

Since 1937, Alton Memorial Hospital has cared for residents in Alton, Illinois and the surrounding communities in a five-county area. A land gift to the community from the Smith family, Alton Memorial today is a full-service acute-care hospital. Alton Memorial offers patients a variety of inpatient and outpatient services including surgery services, medical imaging, interventional and diagnostic heart  services, cancer care, rehabilitation, 24-hour emergency care, ambulance services and more.

When COVID-19 spread across the region in early 2020, Alton Memorial Hospital swiftly and effectively readied itself to respond in coordination with BJC HealthCare.

Four Alton Memorial Hospital departments were recognized with top 2020 awards from national health care research leader Professional Research Consultants Inc. (PRC), including a Top Performer award for the Digestive Health Center, which scored at or above the 100th percentile compared to PRC’s national client database for the prior calendar year.

2020 Highlights
Employees 804
Physicians 488
Staffed beds 158
Admissions 6482
Emergency Department visits 30,470
Outpatient surgery visits 2,715
Net revenue $153 Million

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the St. Louis region's top adult hospital. Formed from the merger of the former Barnes and Jewish Hospitals to become Missouri's largest hospital, it continues the traditions of its predecessors along with its partner, Washington University School of Medicine, in providing cutting-edge treatments, educating future medical professionals and working to make our community as healthy as it can be.

For over two decades Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been ranked on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll. In 2021, Barnes-Jewish ranked 17th overall with 11 specialties being ranked nationally. The hospital was also the first hospital in Missouri to be designated as a Magnet hospital in 2003 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing and has been redesignated consistently since.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a teaching hospital staffed by more than 1,500 Washington University Physicians, the clinical practice for the Washington University School of Medicine. The academic medicine partnership has developed many treatments and procedures that are now common across the globe. We continue to combine science and medicine to tackle some of the toughest diseases while educating future physicians.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is also a safety net hospital for the city of St. Louis when it comes to caring for the underserved and underinsured. For many in our community, the hospital is the only medical care to which they have access, and they are cared for by some of the country's best doctors and nurses. We also serve an incredibly diverse population, including caring for patients from around the world in over 100 different languages, and conducting a wide range of community health education programs in the St. Louis metropolitan area throughout the year.

2020 Highlights
Employees 10,094
Physicians 2,273
Resident/Fellows 1,164
Staffed beds 1,273
Admissions 51,713
Emergency Department visits 71,910
Outpatient surgery visits 22,030
Net revenue $2.3 Billion

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital 

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital serves the health care needs of families in St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren counties.

The 102-bed community 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 has undergone several expansions recently which have doubled the capacity of its infusion center and added additional lung cancer screening capabilities. The hospital also added a 35-bed inpatient rehabilitation facility, operated by The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis, a joint partnership between BJC HealthCare and Encompass Health and is the first in St. Charles County to offer robotic-assisted surgery using the da Vinci Xi Surgical System.

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital is an Accredited Chest Pain Center and carries a Level II stroke certification. Additionally, the hospital’s medical office building houses offices for specialists in primary care, cardiology, obstetrics, dermatology, surgery and pulmonology. Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital also offers outpatient services including physical therapy, a sleep lab, and cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation.

2020 Highlights
Employees 677
Physicians 415
Staffed beds 102
Admissions 5,260
Emergency Department visits 22,609
Outpatient surgery visits 3,628
Net revenue $141 Million

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital offers highly specialized surgical and medical services in an intimate environment and is known for outstanding patient care. With 64 private patient rooms, 14 operating rooms and four intensive care unit rooms, the facility was designed to provide a comforting environment that is innovative, efficient and centered on the patient experience. The campus features a park-like setting with landscaping and a walking path that winds through the grounds and connects to Millennium Park.

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital’s partnership with Washington University Physicians, BJC Medical Group and private practice physicians offers patients access to the latest research, medicine and technology. The hospital provides comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services such as a heart and vascular; pain management; pulmonary function testing; radiology; a Siteman Cancer Center satellite; sleep medicine; and physical therapy and rehabilitation, as well as a full range of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures including bariatrics, digestive diseases, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, plastics, spine, and urology. The hospital has a da Vinci® surgical suite, an integrated critical care program utilizing a tele-ICU and bedside consulting from intensivists, a robotic-arm assisted device for partial and total knee replacements, and an interventional radiology suite.

The employees and medical staff strive to provide extraordinary care and hold themselves accountable to key quality measures. The Professional Research Corporation survey consistently ranks the patients’ perspective of overall quality care received as excellent or within the top 10 percent nationally. U.S. News & World Report recognized the hospital as high performing in knee replacement surgery in the 2020-21 rankings. Vizient consistently identifies hospital-acquired conditions, mortality, and patient length of stay as lower than the national benchmark.

2020 Highlights
Employees 600
Physicians 987
Staffed beds 68
Admissions 3,114
Emergency Department visits 11,222
Outpatient surgery visits 6,403
Net revenue $160 Million

Christian Hospital and Northwest HealthCare

Christian Hospital is a full service acute-care community hospital located on 28 acres in unincorporated north St. Louis County. Christian Hospital is noted for its excellence in on 28 acres in unincorporated north St. Louis County. Christian Hospital is noted for its excellence in heart services and lifesaving cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, breast health services, orthopedic/spine surgery, hyperbaric wound care, pain management, vascular surgery, endocrinology, gastrointestinal care, stroke care, nephrology, therapy, radiology, urology, pulmonary care and treating sleep disorders.

Christian Hospital received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain MI Registry Silver Performance Achievement Award for 2020. Christian Hospital is one of only 124 hospitals nationwide to receive this honor. Christian Hospital Emergency Medical Services received the 2020 American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus Award for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.

Located six miles west of Christian Hospital is Northwest HealthCare, which offers the community 24-hour emergency care, the Sleep Disorders Center and a variety of outpatient diagnostic and imaging services in a convenient setting to complement hospital services. Siteman Cancer Center opened its new $26.3 million facility on the Northwest HealthCare campus in 2019 to offer convenient access to nationally recognized cancer care, including clinical trials evaluating innovative cancer therapies.

2020 Highlights
Employees 1,601
Physicians 887
Staffed beds 233
Admissions 12,161
Emergency Department visits 81,385
Outpatient surgery visits 2,491
Net revenue $289 Million

Memorial Hospital Belleville

Memorial Hospital Belleville is an acute care hospital offering medical and surgical services plus emergency and critical care including Children’s at Memorial for pediatric emergency care. It provides patients a full complement of diagnostic and treatment services as well as heart and vascular care. Memorial is an accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care and is designated as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital by the Illinois Department of Public Health. It was also recently accredited by the American College of Radiology as a Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center.

Located on the campus, The Orthopedic and Neurosciences Center offers a comprehensive rehabilitation program that includes physical, occupational, speech and hand therapy.

Memorial Care Center, a skilled rehab nursing facility located adjacent to Memorial Hospital Belleville, has been named by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best nursing homes in America for 10 consecutive years.

Memorial Hospital Shiloh and Memorial Hospital Belleville are the only hospitals south of Springfield, Ill. designated as a Magnet® hospital for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®.

2020 Highlights*
Employees 1,494
Physicians 571
Staffed beds 131
Admissions 9.154
Emergency department visits 39,282
Outpatient surgery visits 3,828
Net revenue $232 Million
*Excludes Memorial Care Center  

Memorial Hospital Shiloh

Memorial Hospital Shiloh is an all private bed hospital located in Shiloh, Illinois, offering a 24/7 emergency department, including pediatric emergencies with Children’s at Memorial Hospital Shiloh, and medical, surgical and diagnostic services including cardiac catheterization lab, intensive care unit and four surgery suites. The Family Care Birthing Center features 16 spacious LDRP suites, two dedicated C-section rooms and neonatology coverage to meet the needs of moms and their families in addition to the only Level llE nursery in the metro-east.

Memorial Hospital Shiloh opened in April 2016. In October 2017, a 70,500-square foot medical office building opened providing space for primary care and physician specialists, a lab draw center, general radiology and CT and The Harold and Dixie LePere Breast Health Center. A second Medical Office Building, which houses Siteman Cancer Center, opened in January 2020.

2020 Highlights
Employees 528
Physicians 496
Staffed beds 45
Admissions 4,249
Emergency department visits 21,507
Outpatient surgery visits 2,722
Net revenue $95 Million

Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart, cancer, women and infant’s, breast health, gastrointestinal, orthopedic, stroke, therapy, wound and pain management services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

Missouri Baptist is the first and only hospital in St. Louis County to be named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a health care organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. This recognition has been accomplished by less than nine percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

The campus includes state-of-the-art patient towers, a nature trail and an extension of the Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College to train students to handle health care situations from complex births to post-surgery and critical care.

Missouri Baptist houses a Select Medical Corporation long-term, acute care hospital, the first for BJC HealthCare and St. Louis County. This 39-bed hospital-in-a-hospital specializes in the treatment and recovery of patients who require a prolonged length of stay.

To better meet the community’s needs, Missouri Baptist also offers outpatient services in Sunset Hills, Rock Hill and Ellisville facilities, providing women’s health, cancer, imaging and other services.

2020 Highlights
Employees 2,517
Physicians 1,256
Staffed beds 449
Admissions 19,806
Emergency Department visits 33,709
Outpatient surgery visits 8,220
Net revenue $658 Million

Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital

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

The hospital has enhanced and expanded the health care services available to the greater Sullivan community. Between 2003 and 2012, Missouri Baptist Sullivan completely rebuilt the hospital, creating a state-of-the-art emergency department, modern childbirth center, critical care unit, multi-room surgical suite, expanded cardiac rehab services, and a cancer center. A 22,500 square-foot medical office building provides offices for primary care providers as well as space for a variety of visiting medical and surgical specialists from the St. Louis area.

Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital operates four additional rural health clinics providing quality health care to surrounding communities. In addition, the hospital operates a comprehensive Therapy and Rehabilitation department and an award-winning Wound Care Center with two hyperbaric chambers.

2020 Highlights
Employees 421
Physicians 297
Staffed beds 35
Admissions 1,894
Emergency Department visits 15,958
Outpatient surgery visits 695
Net revenue $57 Million

Parkland Health Center

Parkland Health Center includes two locations in Missouri — a full-service acute care hospital in Farmington as well as a three-bed critical access hospital in Bonne Terre. 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 Parkland-Farmington campus offers a full continuum of inpatient medical-surgical and intensive care, obstetrics, geriatric psychiatry and emergency services, along with a wide variety of outpatient services including a wound care clinic and the Huckstep Heart and Lung Center. The Parkland Bonne Terre campus includes emergency services, inpatient services for patients meeting specific criteria, and a sleep study lab.

2020 Highlights
Employees 600
Physicians 302
Staffed beds 107
Admissions 3,762
Emergency Department visits 36,345
Outpatient surgery visits 2,680
Net revenue $109 Million

Progress West Hospital

Opened in 2007, Progress West Hospital is BJC HealthCare’s newest hospital in St. Charles County, featuring modern private rooms. It offers 24-hour emergency services, and has partnered with St. Louis Children’s Hospital to provide world-class pediatric emergency care.

Progress West Hospital also provides surgical services, endoscopy services, a cardiac catheterization lab, medical/surgical inpatient services, diagnostic imaging; lab services; and the Advanced Wound Center, a specialty wound treatment facility with state-of-the-art equipment. Progress West Hospital recently completed an expansion of its Childbirth Center to include enhanced services for at-risk mothers and babies, with a Newborn ICU that provides care for babies born as early as 32 weeks.

Progress West Hospital is a certified Level II Stroke Center.

2020 Highlights
Employees 450
Physicians 641
Staffed beds 76
Admissions 3,589
Emergency Department visits 18,662
Outpatient surgery visits 1,738
Net revenue $85 Million

St. Louis Children's Hospital

St. Louis Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health and lives of children. As one of the top-ranked children’s hospitals in the country, 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 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 consistently ranks among America’s Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report in all surveyed categories. In 2020, St. Louis Children’s was one of eight children’s hospitals to rank in the top 25 of all 10 specialties. The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is one of the top-ranked medical schools in the United States. Since 2005, St. Louis Children’s Hospital has been designated as a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center® (ANCC). The ANCC recognizes hospitals that provide quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. In 2020, St. Louis Children’s was redesignated for a fourth consecutive term, one of only 76 other hospitals worldwide to achieve this accomplishment. 

2020 Highlights
Employees 3,805
Physicians 911
Residents/Fellows 130
Staffed beds 349
Admissions 9,852
Emergency Department visits 33,909
Outpatient surgery visits 8,906
Net revenue $833 Million

The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis

The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis provides a full range of acute inpatient 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 feathers a structured care unit and classrooms for patients and family education. It is a joint partnership between BJC HealthCare and Encompass Health and is dedicated to maximizing patients’ ability to return to their homes

Opened in March 2001, the  state-of-the-art St. Louis facility was designed by patients, physicians and rehabilitation experts.   A second location, a 39,000-square-foot, inpatient rehabilitation hospital, opened July 2017 on the third floor at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital in St. Charles County. It features 35 private patient rooms.

The rehabilitation team consists of the patient; the patient's family; internal case managers; physicians; rehabilitation counselors; physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapists; nurses; infection control practitioner; dietitians; pharmacists and recreation therapists. The clinical team holds specialty certifications including: Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse, Certified Brain Injury Specialists, Wound Care Certified Nurse, Neurologic Clinical Specialist, and Certified Lymphedema Therapist. Services include gait training, partial body weight supported walking, specialized swallow evaluation and treatment and functional electrical stimulation.

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 holds five disease-specific care certifications through The Joint Commission in stroke, brain injury, amputee, wound care and spinal cord rehabilitation as well as accreditation through the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities for its comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation program.

2020 Highlights
Employees 434
Physicians 137
Staffed beds 131
Admissions 2,554
Net revenue $52 Million
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