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 13,900 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 650 physician offices and other outpatient and virtual care services, 12 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: $470 million in 2023
  • Team Members*: 40,000
  • Providers on Medical Staff*: 13,900+
  • Dean Health Plan Members**: 485,000+
  • Navitus Members**: 14 million+ across 50 states
  • Inpatient Admissions: 149,221
  • Outpatient Visits: 2.1 million
  • Completed Medical Group Appointments: 6.1 million
  • Outpatient Surgeries: 94,588
  • Virtual Visits: 229,574
  • Home Care Visits: 240,189

Fast Facts reflect 2023 totals, unless otherwise noted.
* Values are approximate as of April 2024
** Values for Dean Health Plan (including Prevea360) and Navitus as of January 2024

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.

Employer Awards

Sites of Care 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. 

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 addressing the underlying causes of health disparity through a comprehensive, integrated approach to community health. Learn more about how we are working to imrpove the health of our communities.

Diversity & Inclusion

At SSM Health, diversity is an integral part of who we are and a reflection of our Mission and Values. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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.

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