St. Mary's Good Samaritan has also been recognized by State of Illinois' Lincoln Foundation for Performance Excellence. SSM Health Care, one of our co-sponsors, was the first health care system in the nation to receive the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. As part of SSM Health Care, we have been noted for a dedication to mission and a team focus that uses Continuous Quality Improvement principles to give every physician and employee a voice in our organization.
St. Mary's Good Samaritan is one of the largest health care organziations in the region, consisting of two regional hospital, over 120 active physicians, six Family Health Centers, and numerous speciality programs.
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Additional physician and mid-level provider services are available through SMGS Medical Group. Medical Group members are licensed by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation.
With over 1,800 employees, most of whom live in southern Illinois, we distribute over $63 million in salaries annually. This money is circulated throughout our community by the purchase of homes, cars, groceries…creating a significant impact on the local economy.