SSM Health

SSM Health

SSM Health

Mission, Vision & Values
At SSM Health, we believe in the healing power of presence. We know that exceptional health care is more than medicine - which is why we continue to build upon the legacy of healing started in 1872.

Our Commitment to Exceptional Care
At SSM Health, we care about you. And when you come into one of our hospitals, clinics, or doctor’s offices, we want you to receive the best care possible. Across our ministries, we are committed to continually improving what we believe are the three elements of exceptional care: high quality outcomes, an excellent patient experience, and a safe environment for our patients and staff. Here, you’ll find information about how we’re meeting these standards of excellence.  
Mount Vernon, Illinois, United States Mount Vernon, Illinois, United States

Company Information

SSM Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through a robust and fully integrated health care delivery system. The organization’s 40,000 team members and more than 12,800 providers are committed to providing exceptional health care services and revealing God’s healing presence to everyone they serve.

With care delivery sites in Southern Illinois, the Greater St. Louis Metropolitan Area, Mid-Missouri, Oklahoma, and South Central Wisconsin, SSM Health includes 23 hospitals, more than 300 physician offices and other outpatient and virtual care services, 13 post-acute facilities, comprehensive home care and hospice services, a pharmacy benefit company, a health insurance company and an accountable care organization. It is one of the largest employers in every community it serves.

SSM Health Fast Facts at a Glance

  • Community Benefit: $464 million in 2022
  • Team Members*: 40,000
  • Providers on Medical Staff*: 12,800+
  • Dean Health Plan members**: 520,000
  • Navitus members**: 9 million+ across 50 states
  • Inpatient Admissions: 163,411
  • Outpatient Visits: 2 million
  • Completed Medical Group Appointments: 5.7 million
  • Outpatient Surgeries: 90,368
  • Virtual Visits: Nearly 23,000 monthly
  • Home Care Visits: 241,428

Company History

Our Heritage of Healing
SSM Health is a Catholic not-for-profit integrated care delivery network serving the comprehensive needs of communities throughout the Midwest. Every day, more than 40,000 employees and providers work to deliver on our promise to reveal God’s healing presence across the system’s 24 hospitals, more than 300 physician offices and other outpatient care sites, 10 post-acute facilities, comprehensive home care and hospice services, pharmacy benefit company, insurance company and accountable care organization.

Our Incredible Legacy
Our founding sisters have left an incredible legacy, and their sacred ministry has now been entrusted to the organization’s employees, physicians and volunteers. As we continue to grow and evolve to better meet the needs of the communities we serve, SSM Health remains committed to carrying on our 145+ year heritage of healing. We know that exceptional health care is more than medicine; it’s about presence, and how we choose to care for our patients and each other – taking time to listen, to understand, to answer questions, to hold a hand, or even to pray. These are the moments in which we reveal God’s healing presence in a powerful and lasting way. This is who we are, who we have always been, and it is what we do best.

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