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Mercy President & CEO, Tim Charles, announces planned retirement

After 19 years with Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, Timothy Charles, president and CEO, has announced his planned retirement, effective Dec.31, 2022. Charles joined Mercy in 2003 as executive vice president and COO and was later appointed president and CEO in July of 2007 by the Board of Trustees. “Mercy is fortunate to have… Read more →

Mercy’s open heart program once again recognized with distinguished STS three-star rating

The open heart program at the Jewel & Jim Plumb Heart Center at Mercy Cedar Rapids has, once again, earned a distinguished, three-star rating in overall performance from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). This distinction reflects exemplary results in the following areas:… Read more →

Mercy’s Classes and Events

Visit https://www.mercycare.org/events for an up-to-date listing of monthly classes and events with Mercy.

Mercy’s Classes and Events

Visit https://www.mercycare.org/events for an up-to-date listing of monthly classes and events with Mercy.

Sister Organizations Continue Annual Tradition of Spreading Mercy in Cedar Rapids Community

Sister organizations Mount Mercy University, the Catherine McAuley Center and Mercy Medical Center are continuing the tradition of spreading mercy in our community. Circle the City with Mercy is a one-day community service project with volunteers from each organization working toward a common cause. Now in its fourth year, the Circle the City with Mercy… Read more →

Mercy Cedar Rapids Recognized for Quality & Cost-Efficiency in Maternity Care

Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids has been recognized by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield® with a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care designation, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated hospitals that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective… Read more →

Mercy Cedar Rapids Adjusts Visitor Policies

Mercy Cedar Rapids is continuing to ease visitor restrictions. The increase in vaccination rates is allowing the hospital and its clinics to lift some restrictions previously in place to mitigate COVID-19. Effective immediately, the following changes are in effect: Visiting hours within the hospital now last until 9 p.m. Visitors may see patients from 6… Read more →

Mercy’s Classes and Events

Visit https://www.mercycare.org/events for an up-to-date listing of monthly classes and events with Mercy.

Mercy Cedar Rapids Wins Highest Distinction from Epic

Mercy Medical Center has earned the Summa Cum Laude Honor Roll distinction from Epic – an electronic health record system that is used to facilitate clinical care across the health system and store patients’ personal health information, including treatments, procedures, test results, medications and more. The Epic Honor Roll Good Maintenance Grant Program distinction at… Read more →

Mercy’s Classes and Events

Visit https://www.mercycare.org/events for an up-to-date listing of monthly classes and events with Mercy.