About Us

Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God. 

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 11,600 providers are committed to providing exceptional health care services and revealing God’s healing presence to everyone they serve.
With care delivery sites in Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and 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.

Fast Facts About SSM Health 

  • Community Benefit: $395 million in 2021
  • Team Members*: 40,000
  • Providers on Medical Staff*: 11,600+
  • Dean Health Plan Members**: 500,000+
  • Navitus Members**: 8.6 million across 50 states
  • Inpatient Admissions: 163,826
  • Outpatient Visits: 2 million
  • Completed Medical Group Appointments: 5.7 million
  • Outpatient Surgeries: 88,060
  • Virtual Visits: more than 24,000 monthly
  • Home Care Visits: 250,786

Fast Facts reflect 2021 totals, unless otherwise noted.
* Values are approximate as of October 2022
** Values for Dean Health Plan (including WellFirst Health and Prevea360) and Navitus as of September 2022

Mission, Vision, & Values

Where You Can Find SSM Health

SSM Health has ministries in Southern Illinois, the Greater St. Louis Metropolitan AreaMid-Missouri, Oklahoma and South Central Wisconsin.

Healing Power of Presence

Our Heritage of Healing

At SSM Health, we believe in the healing power of presence. While we do not discount the physical healing that takes place across our system, we know that exceptional health care is more than medicine.

Learn More About SSM Health

Accountable Care Organization (ACO)

SSM Health participates in the Medicare ACO program, meaning our providers work together to provide you better service and care. Learn more about what an ACO does.

Community Health

In collaboration with our community partners, we are committed to developing programs that help create healthier communities. See how we help the communities we serve.

Diversity & Inclusion

Inclusivity is an integral part to how we operate. From our patients to our suppliers, we have a history worth noting. Learn more about our diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Financial Information

View our financial reports and learn about our investments in technology, facilities, and process improvements.

Government Affairs

We work with policy decision makers to advocate and educate on behalf of patients at the local, state and federal levels of government. See how SSM Health advocates on behalf of our communities.

Quality & Outcomes

At SSM Health, we care about you. And when you come into one of our hospitals, we want you to receive exceptional care. Review our quality reports.

Awards & Recognition

Nationally Recognized Presence in Quality Care

For two decades, SSM Health has embraced the principles of continuous quality improvement in an effort to fulfill our Mission to our patients and their families. That has led to a series of honors throughout the SSM Health System.

We are proud to be recognized with distinctive honors and awards from some of the most prestigious and revered organizations monitoring performance excellence.