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Facts & Figures

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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 $6.3 billion and more than 27,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 14 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 $915.9 million in community benefit in 2021. That includes $512.9 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 2022 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 435,494 individual services)

$6.3 billion
$512.9 million
$19 million

Totals are aggregate figures for the hospitals and health care services that are members of BJC HealthCare.
*Based on 2021 data


Alton Memorial Hospital

Since 1937, Alton Memorial Hospital has cared for residents in Alton, Illinois and the surrounding communities in a five-county area. A land gift to the community from the Smith family, Alton Memorial today is a full-service acute-care hospital. Alton Memorial offers patients a variety of inpatient and outpatient services including surgery services, medical imaging, interventional and diagnostic heart  services, cancer care, therapy services, 24-hour emergency care, ambulance services and more.

As COVID-19 spread across the region the past three years, Alton Memorial Hospital effectively treated patients in coordination with BJC HealthCare, and is now moving back toward pre-pandemic operations, including lifting the masking mandate.

Three Alton Memorial Hospital departments were recognized with top 2023 awards from national health care research leader Professional Research Consultants Inc. (PRC), including a Top Performer award for the Digestive Health Center, which scored at or above the 100th percentile compared to PRC’s national client database for the prior calendar year.

2022 Highlights
Employees 785
Physicians 404
Staffed beds 158
Admissions 6,728
Emergency Department visits 29,143
Outpatient surgery visits 3,185
Net revenue $174 Million

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the St. Louis region's top adult hospital. Formed from the merger of the former Barnes and Jewish Hospitals to become Missouri's largest hospital, it continues the traditions of its predecessors along with its partner, Washington University School of Medicine, in providing cutting-edge treatments, educating future medical professionals and working to make our community as healthy as it can be.

For over two decades Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been ranked on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll. In 2022, Barnes-Jewish ranked 11th among all U.S. Hospitals, with 11 specialties being ranked nationally. The hospital was also the first hospital in Missouri to be designated as a Magnet hospital in 2003 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing and has been redesignated consistently since.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a teaching hospital staffed by more than 1,500 Washington University Physicians, the clinical practice for the Washington University School of Medicine. The academic medicine partnership has developed many treatments and procedures that are now common across the globe. We continue to combine science and medicine to tackle some of the toughest diseases while educating future physicians.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is also a safety net hospital for the city of St. Louis when it comes to caring for the underserved and underinsured. For many in our community, the hospital is the only medical care to which they have access, and they are cared for by some of the country's best doctors and nurses. We also serve an incredibly diverse population, including patients from around the world in over 100 different languages, and conducting a wide range of community health education programs in the St. Louis metropolitan area throughout the year.

2022 Highlights
Employees 8,657
Physicians 1,896
Resident/Fellows 934
Staffed beds 1,269
Admissions 51,783
Emergency Department visits 72,598
Outpatient surgery visits 27,176
Net revenue $2.5 Billion

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital 

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital serves the health care needs of families in St. Charles, Lincoln, Warren and Pike counties.

The 102-bed community hospital provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services including the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, the Breast Health and Women’s Center, the Cardiology Center and the Outpatient Surgery and Endoscopy Center.

The hospital has undergone several expansions, which have doubled the capacity of its infusion center and added additional lung cancer screening capabilities. The hospital also added a 35-bed inpatient rehabilitation facility, operated by The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis, a joint partnership between BJC HealthCare and Encompass Health and is the first in St. Charles County to offer robotic-assisted surgery.

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital is an Accredited Chest Pain Center and carries a Level II stroke certification. Additionally, the hospital’s medical office building houses offices for specialists in primary care, cardiology, obstetrics, dermatology, surgery, and pulmonology. Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital also offers outpatient services including physical therapy, a sleep lab, and cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation.

2022 Highlights
Employees 681
Physicians 576
Staffed beds 102
Admissions 5,994
Emergency Department visits 26,020
Outpatient surgery visits 4,251
Net revenue $178 Million

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital offers highly specialized surgical and medical services in an intimate environment. With 64 private patient rooms, 14 operating rooms and four intensive care unit rooms, the facility was designed to provide a comforting environment that is innovative, efficient and centered on the patient experience. The campus features a park-like setting with landscaping and a walking path that winds through the grounds and connects to Millennium Park.

Patients have access to world-class physicians including Washington University Physicians, BJC Medical Group and private practice physicians, along with the latest research, medicine and technologyThe hospital provides comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services such as a heart and vascular; pain management; pulmonary function testing; radiology; a Siteman Cancer Center satellite; sleep medicine; and physical therapy and rehabilitation, as well as a full range of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures including bariatrics, digestive diseases, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, plastics, spine, and urology. The hospital has surgical suites for performing robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery, an integrated critical care program utilizing a tele-ICU and bedside consulting from intensivists, and an interventional radiology suite.

The employees and medical staff strive to provide extraordinary care and hold themselves accountable to key quality measures. The Professional Research Corporation survey consistently ranks the patients’ perspective of overall quality care received as excellent or within the top 10 percent nationally. U.S. News & World Report recognized the hospital as high performing in back surgery, hip fracture, hip replacement surgery, knee replacement surgery and pneumonia in the 2022-23 rankings. 

2022 Highlights
Employees 779
Physicians 1,091
Staffed beds 68
Admissions 3,360
Emergency Department visits 15,789
Outpatient surgery visits 9,507
Net revenue $222 Million

Christian Hospital and Northwest HealthCare

Christian Hospital is a full service acute-care community hospital located on 28 acres in unincorporated north St. Louis County. Christian Hospital is noted for its excellence in heart services and lifesaving cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, breast health services, orthopedic/spine surgery, hyperbaric wound care, pain management, vascular surgery, endocrinology, gastrointestinal care, stroke care, nephrology, therapy, radiology, urology, pulmonary care and treating sleep disorders.

Christian Hospital is ranked No. 5 in the St. Louis metro area and No. 11 in Missouri by U.S. News and World Report for 2022-23 and recognized as a High Performing Hospital in gastroenterology and GI surgery specialty, and in seven common procedures and conditions: heart attack, heart failure, kidney disease, diabetes, COPD, lung cancer and stroke.

Christian Hospital received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2022, one of only 240 hospitals nationwide to receive this honor. Christian Hospital Emergency Medical Services received the 2022 American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus Award for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.

Located six miles west of Christian Hospital is Northwest HealthCare, which offers the community 24-hour emergency care with Washington University Physicians and St. Louis Children’s Hospital providing pediatric services. Northwest HealthCare is also home to the Sleep Disorders Center and a variety of full-service outpatient diagnostic laboratory and imaging services in a convenient setting to complement hospital services.

2022 Highlights
Employees 1,546
Physicians 907
Staffed beds 233
Admissions 12,291
Emergency Department visits 82,600
Outpatient surgery visits 3,330
Net revenue $347 Million

Memorial Hospital Belleville/Shiloh 

With two state-of-the-art campuses located at both ends of Frank Scott Parkway, Memorial Hospital is the largest provider of health care services in the region delivering advanced care within minutes of your home.

Memorial Hospital Belleville is a 222-bed acute care MAGNET designated hospital offering emergency and critical care services as well as medical and surgical services along with a full complement of diagnostic and treatment modalities. Also located on the Belleville campus, The Orthopedic and Neurosciences Center offers a comprehensive rehabilitation program that includes physical, occupational, speech and hand therapy. Memorial also offers a Center for Advanced Wound Healing, the Metro East Dialysis Access Center, a 24-hour adult emergency department and a specialized pediatric emergency unit in collaboration with Washington University Physicians from St. Louis Children's Hospital.

Memorial Hospital Shiloh has 97 private beds and is a MAGNET designated hospital located in Shiloh. Memorial Shiloh offers a 24/7 emergency department and medical, surgical and diagnostic services including cardiac catheterization, imaging and laboratory. Shiloh also features the Harold & Dixie LePere Breast Health Center of Excellence. The Family Care Birthing Center features 18 spacious LDRP suites, two dedicated c-section rooms, an OB Emergency Department, 24/7 OB hospitalists and neonatology coverage. The Shiloh campus also has the only Illinois Siteman Cancer Center location.

In addition, Memorial Care Center, located adjacent to Memorial Hospital Belleville, is an award-winning short-term skilled rehabilitation nursing facility managed by Bethesda Health Group.

BJC Medical Group, a multispecialty physician group affiliated with Memorial/BJC, has physician offices conveniently located on both hospital campuses as well as Seven Hills Road, adjacent to the YMCA. Memorial Hospital is a joint venture partner with the YMCA in its O’Fallon location.

Memorial Hospital Belleville is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health care organizations, with annual net revenues of over $6 billion and more than 30,000 employees in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeastern Missouri regions. BJC HealthCare serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health organizations.

2022 Highlights*
Employees 1,777
Physicians 588
Staffed beds 212
Admissions 15,419
Emergency department visits 70,622
Outpatient surgery visits 7,275
Deliveries 1,396
Net revenue $371 Million
*Excludes Memorial Care Center  

Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Missouri Baptist Medical Center, a tertiary hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including:

  • Breast Health
  • Cardiovascular
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Neurological
  • Oncological
  • Orthopedic
  • Pain Management
  • Stroke
  • Therapy
  • Women and Infants
  • Wound Care

The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients in a specialized area in collaboration with St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

Missouri Baptist is the first and only hospital in St. Louis County to be named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) The prestigious designation is the highest credential a health care organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. This recognition has been accomplished by less than nine percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area and #3 in the State of Missouri.

Missouri Baptist also offers outpatient services at locations in Chesterfield, Rock Hill, and Sunset Hills providing Women’s Health, Cancer treatment, imaging, and other services.

The hospital’s rural outreach program has been providing communities throughout Missouri and Southern Illinois with access to Missouri Baptist Medical Center physicians since 1993.

Missouri Baptist houses a Select Medical Corporation long-term, acute-Care hospital, the first for BJC HealthCare and St. Louis County. This 39-bed hospital-in-a -hospital specializes in the treatment and recovery of patients who require a prolonged length of stay.

The campus includes state-of-the art patient towers, a nature trail and healing garden to provide patients with a holistic healing environment in any situation from complex births to post-surgery and critical care.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health care organizations, with annual net revenues over $6 billion and more than 30,000 caregivers in the greater St. Louis, Southern Illinois, and Southeast Missouri regions. BJC HealthCare serves patients and their families in urban, suburban, and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations.

2022 Highlights
Employees 2,479
Physicians 1,384
Staffed beds 483
Admissions 19,985
Emergency Department visits 38,364
Outpatient surgery visits 10,094
Deliveries 3,576
Net revenue $705 Million

Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital

Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital is a designated critical access hospital committed to providing quality health care service to residents in Crawford, Franklin and Washington counties. Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital was originally built by the city of Sullivan and opened in 1962 as Sullivan Community Hospital, chartered in direct response to the community’s desire for quality local health care services.

The hospital is completely modernized, offering enhanced and expanded health care services to the greater Sullivan community. Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital offers a state-of-the-art emergency department, modern childbirth center, a critical care unit, multi-room surgical suite, expanded cardiac rehab services, and a cancer center. The campus also features a comprehensive Therapy and Wellness Center, an award-winning Wound Care Center with two hyperbaric chambers and a 25,000 square-foot medical office building for primary care providers and visiting medical and surgical specialists from the greater St. Louis area. In addition, Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital operates four rural health clinics providing quality health care to surrounding communities.

2022 Highlights
Employees 342
Physicians 427
Staffed beds 35
Admissions 2,184
Emergency Department visits 17,499
Outpatient surgery visits 772
Net revenue $65 Million

Parkland Health Center

Parkland Health Center includes two locations in Missouri — a full-service acute care hospital in Farmington as well as a three-bed critical access hospital in Bonne Terre. Parkland Health Center provides quality primary and secondary level inpatient and outpatient services to the people of St. Francois County and surrounding areas in southeastern Missouri.

The Parkland-Farmington campus offers a full continuum of inpatient medical-surgical and intensive care, obstetrics and emergency services, along with a wide variety of outpatient services including oncology services, an infusion center, a wound care clinic, a cardiac catheterization lab and the Huckstep Heart and Lung Center. The Parkland Bonne Terre campus includes emergency services, inpatient services for patients meeting specific criteria, and a sleep study lab.

2022 Highlights
Employees 591
Physicians 352
Staffed beds 107
Admissions 4,322
Emergency Department visits 37,553
Outpatient surgery visits 2,446
Net revenue $128 Million

Progress West Hospital

Opened in 2007, Progress West Hospital is BJC HealthCare’s newest hospital in St. Charles County, featuring modern private rooms. It offers 24-hour emergency services, and has partnered with St. Louis Children’s Hospital to provide world-class pediatric emergency care.

Progress West Hospital also provides surgical services; endoscopy services; a cardiac catheterization lab; medical/surgical inpatient services; diagnostic imaging; lab services; and the Advanced Wound Center, a specialty wound treatment facility with state-of-the-art equipment. Progress West Hospital Childbirth Center offers enhanced services for at-risk mothers and babies, with a Newborn ICU that provides care for babies born as early as 31 weeks.

Progress West Hospital is a Certified Level II Stroke Center. The hospital’s medical office building houses offices for specialists in primary care, cardiology, obstetrics, pediatrics, and orthopedics. St. Louis Children’s Hospital has a permanent Safety Stop location at Progress West to educate and assist families with car seat, helmet, sleep and home safety.

2022 Highlights
Employees 442
Physicians 702
Staffed beds 76
Admissions 4,329
Emergency Department visits 24,164
Outpatient surgery visits 2,431
Deliveries 986
Net revenue $115.7 Million

St. Louis Children's Hospital

St. Louis Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health and lives of children. As one of the top-ranked children’s hospitals in the country, St. Louis Children’s Hospital provides care in more than 50 specialty areas through a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, staff and volunteers. Along with inpatient and outpatient medical care, the hospital offers education, wellness and injury-prevention programs to fulfill its mission to “do what’s right for kids.”

Providing comprehensive, high-quality care and serving as an advocate for children has been St. Louis Children’s commitment since its inception in 1879. Today, the hospital serves patients and families across a 300-mile service area, and has seen patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

St. Louis Children’s consistently ranks among America’s Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in all surveyed categories. In 2022, St. Louis Children’s ranked number 15 in the nation, number one in Missouri and in all 10 specialties. The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is one of the top-ranked medical schools in the United States. Since 2005, St. Louis Children’s has been designated as a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center® (ANCC). The ANCC recognizes hospitals that provide quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. In 2020, St. Louis Children’s was redesignated for a fourth consecutive term, one of only 76 other hospitals worldwide to achieve this accomplishment. Patients and families across the region have access to services and treatments found only at St. Louis Children’s including an inpatient pediatric behavioral health unit, MIBG therapy suite for cancer patients and Level IV pediatric epilepsy program. 

2022 Highlights
Employees 3,770
Physicians 1,147
Residents/Fellows 130
Staffed beds 350
Admissions 12,432
Emergency Department visits 46,689
Outpatient surgery visits 12,396
Net revenue $914 Million

The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis

The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis provides a full range of acute inpatient rehabilitation services for patients with stroke, brain and spinal cord injuries; cancer; and neurologic and orthopedic conditions. The first free-standing rehabilitation hospital in the metropolitan area, the facility features a structured care unit and classrooms for patient and family education.

Opened in March 2001, the state-of-the-art facility was designed by patients, physicians and rehabilitation experts. A joint partnership between BJC HealthCare and Encompass Health, The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis is dedicated to maximizing patients’ ability to return to their homes, workplaces and communities.

The rehabilitation team consists of the patient; the patient’s family; internal case managers; physicians; rehabilitation counselors; physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapists; nurses; infection control practitioners; dietitians; pharmacists and recreation therapists. The clinical team holds specialty certifications including: Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse, Certified Brain Injury Specialist, Wound Care Certified Nurse, Neurologic Clinical Specialist, and Certified Lymphedema Therapist. Services include, but are not limited to gait training, partial body weight supported walking, specialized swallow evaluation and treatment, and functional electrical stimulation.

The hospital and its medical staff also conduct major rehabilitative research and education programs through an affiliation with Washington University School of Medicine. The Rehabilitation Institute holds five disease-specific care certifications through The Joint Commission in stroke, brain injury, amputee, wound care and spinal cord injury rehabilitation as well as accreditation through the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities for its comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation program.

2022 Highlights
Employees 380
Physicians 179
Staffed beds 176
Admissions 3,044
Net revenue $60.5 Million
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