Mercy Medical Center Sioux City

Quality & Safety

Our Dedication to Quality and Patient Safety

How can you be assured Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City is the best hospital to meet your needs?  Mercy Sioux City and Mercy Medical Clinics use care guidelines based on the best available medical research along with collaboration and teamwork among the medical and surgical specialists within the Mercy Health Network.  Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City provides Nationally Recognized Care and consistently receives top honors from some of the nation's most respected healthcare ratings organizations.

We are also dedicated to Faith-Inspired Service & Healing. It is perhaps the most important part of our identity. As a Catholic healthcare organization, we are committed to sustaining the legacy left to us by our founders, Sister Catherine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy.

National Quality Priorities

Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City focuses its quality efforts around national and state priorities and reporting our participation with those best practice measures related to various medical diagnoses.The following organizations provide guidelines that form the backbone of the work we carry out to help ensure our patients receive quality care:

Joint Commission -

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Iowa Healthcare Collaborative -

Iowa Foundation for Medical Care -

Healthgrades -

Patient Safety

Patient safety is defined as providing reliable, effective care to prevent harm, injury, and preventable death to all patients in our facilities. Every patient has the right to expect that their care will be appropriately provided in a safe manner by competent staff in a safe environment.