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BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit integrated academic health care systems in the United States, providing services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $6 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 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 benefits in Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provided $872.4 million in community benefit in 2020. That includes $459.1 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay.

BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through the formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.


Based on 2021 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 348,921 individual services)

$6 billion
$459.1 million
$11.1 million

Totals are aggregate figures for the hospitals and health care services that are members of BJC HealthCare.
*Based on 2020 data

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