For decades, Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City has been the area's leading hospital for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The Mercy Heart Center brings together experienced cardiologists and surgeons, highly trained staff and the latest technology in a modern, full-service facility.
Independent organizations that monitor and objectively measure healthcare quality have acknowledged Mercy Heart Center's leadership role in the fight against heart disease. Mercy's most recent award is the American College of Cardiology Foundation's Gold Performance Achievement Award. This honor is awarded to hospitals who treat heart attack patients according to the most current, science-based guidelines to improve the quality, safety and outcomes of care provided to patients with coronary artery disease. Mercy was one of only 167 hospitals nationwide to earn this award.
HealthGrades, the nation's leading independent health care ratings company, has awarded Mercy the HealthGrades Cardiac Care Excellence Award for 2012 and 2013 and the HealthGrades Coronary Intervention Excellence award for 2012 and 2013. HealthGrades has also ranked Mercy Medical Center in the top 5% in the nation for Overall Cardiac Services, Cardiology Services, and Coronary Interventional Procedures and #1 in Iowa for Overall Cardiac Services and Coronary Interventional Procedures. They give Mercy five stars, their highest ranking, for treatment of heart attack and for treatment of heart failure.
For diagnostic and interventional procedures, open-heart surgery, or for advanced medical procedures like electrophysiology, trust your heart to Mercy, the hospital that ranks among the best medical centers in the nation for cardiac care.