One of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, BJC HealthCare is focused on delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves the health care needs of urban, suburban and rural communities and includes 12 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice are among the services provided. The largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri, BJC provides additional community benefits through research, health literacy, outreach and many other services through its many facilities.
The largest hospital in Missouri and private employer in the St. Louis region, Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is an affiliated teaching hospital of Washington University School of Medicine. U.S. News & World Report has placed Barnes-Jewish Hospital on thehonor roll of America’s Best Hospitals for 23 consecutive years, with 14 nationally ranked medical specialties recognized in 2015. The hospital’s 1,800 member medical staff are supported by residents, interns and fellows, in addition to nurses, technicians and other health-care professionals.