10 things to know about St. John's Medical Center

St. John's Episcopal Church built Jackson, Wyo.-based St. John's Medical Center in 1916, giving the Jackson Hole community its first hospital. St. John has grown to include a network of more than 150 healthcare providers.

Here's what you should know:

1. Since opening its current facility in 1991, St. John's Medical Center has added a new birth center, laboratory and intensive care unit. The facility now has 108 beds, including 48 acute and primary care unit beds.

2. St. John's employs more than 650 people. During fiscal year 2014, the hospital invested in the community's economic growth by paying $32 million in employee salaries and $8 million to local vendors.

3. Each year, the hospital admits about 1,900 patients, delivers 450 babies, performs 2,750 surgeries and handles more than 8,500 emergencies.

4, Paul Beaupré, MD, serves as St. John's CEO. Dr. Beaupré joined St. John's in 2016 after serving as San Jose, Calif.-based Good Samaritan Hospital's CEO. He has developed a three-year strategic plan for St. John's and rolled out a performance improvement plan, leading the center to boost its patient experience scores to the top 10 percent in the U.S.

5. St. John's mission focuses on patient-centered service, clinical excellence and community wellness. Its five core values are safety, character and integrity, quality and service excellence, accountability and teamwork.

6. St. John's Living Center, a nursing home facility, has 60 long-term care beds. In June, St. John's Medical Center trustees approved the construction of a 72-bed long-term care facility to replace the current, 30-year-old facility. 

7. CMS awarded both St. John's Living Center and St. John's Medical Center five-star ratings.

8. Women's Choice Award named St. John's Medical Center one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in 2018.

9. The Healthcare Financial Management Association granted St. John's Patient Financial Services team a 2018 Certificate of Recognition in Revenue Cycle Achievement. The team received 30 HFMA, 10 Lean-Six Sigma, four National Association of Healthcare Access Management and two American Health Information Management Association certifications.

10. Marshall Steele and Stryker ranked St. John's Peak Joint & Spine Center No. 1 for Joint Replacement Rehab. In 2017, the program was No. 1 in the nation for distance walked post-surgery and the degree of knee flexion.

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