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Mercy Hospital - Miami
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Mercy Hospital - Miami

Mercy’s presence on the shores of Biscayne Bay is evidence of a commitment that began in the 1940′s. As Miami’s population grew during and after World War II, there was a pressing need for additional hospital beds in the metropolitan area. The Diocese of St. Augustine, then the diocese for all of Florida, answered the call. The church acquired a large parcel of swampy land south of the Villa Vizcaya and began a fundraising effort that received tremendous support from all of Miami’s residents. Collections were taken door-to-door, in movie theaters and even public schools. Construction began in 1946 and four years later Mercy Hospital opened its doors on December 18, 1950, with 125 much-needed beds. The hospital staff was provided by the Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Augustine, who assumed sponsorship of Mercy from the Diocese in 1966.

Mercy to day is 488 bed hospital who has received the Magnet recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers, has been designated as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and whose hyperbaric and wound-care center has been designated as the Divers Alert Network (DAN) regional coordinator for Florida and the Caribbean.

3663 S Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33133

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Calendar Events

Breastfeeding Prenatal Class

Sep 15, 2016 - 6:00 PM

The anatomy and Physiology of lactation, the components of breastmilk, emphasis on overcoming difficulties with latch on and positioning, calming the newborn, understanding newborn feeding cues, how to know if baby is getting enough to eat and the truth...

Breastfeeding Prenatal Class

Sep 22, 2016 - 6:00 PM

The anatomy and Physiology of lactation, the components of breastmilk, emphasis on overcoming difficulties with latch on and positioning, calming the newborn, understanding newborn feeding cues, how to know if baby is getting enough to eat and the truth...

Breastfeeding Prenatal Class

Oct 13, 2016 - 6:00 PM

The anatomy and Physiology of lactation, the components of breastmilk, emphasis on overcoming difficulties with latch on and positioning, calming the newborn, understanding newborn feeding cues, how to know if baby is getting enough to eat and the truth...

Breastfeeding Prenatal Class

Oct 20, 2016 - 6:00 PM

The anatomy and Physiology of lactation, the components of breastmilk, emphasis on overcoming difficulties with latch on and positioning, calming the newborn, understanding newborn feeding cues, how to know if baby is getting enough to eat and the truth...

Infant CPR

Sep 8, 2016 - 7:00 PM

This Infant CPR class provides step-by-step infant CPR instructions.

Infant CPR

Oct 6, 2016 - 7:00 PM

This Infant CPR class provides step-by-step infant CPR instructions.

Infant CPR

Nov 10, 2016 - 7:00 PM

This Infant CPR class provides step-by-step infant CPR instructions.

Infant CPR

Dec 15, 2016 - 7:00 PM

This Infant CPR class provides step-by-step infant CPR instructions.

Prenatal Tour

Dec 31, 2030 - 10:50 PM

Please call Anita Jiha at 305-446-2229 anytime for a free tour of the maternity department.

Saturday Childbirth Workshop

Oct 8, 2016 - 10:00 AM

This class prepares the expectant mother and coach to actively participate in the birth process. It includes instructions on birth options, breathing and relaxation, different stages of labor and coping techniques. Postpartum care and infant care. Hospital...

Saturday Childbirth Workshop

Nov 12, 2016 - 10:00 AM

This class prepares the expectant mother and coach to actively participate in the birth process. It includes instructions on birth options, breathing and relaxation, different stages of labor and coping techniques. Postpartum care and infant care. Hospital...

Saturday Childbirth Workshop

Dec 17, 2016 - 10:00 AM

This class prepares the expectant mother and coach to actively participate in the birth process. It includes instructions on birth options, breathing and relaxation, different stages of labor and coping techniques. Postpartum care and infant care. Hospital...

STEMI Time

65 minutes

What is a STEMI?

A STEMI (ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction) is a deadly type of heart attack, which is identified on an EKG. Early treatment to the blocked coronary artery minimizes the extent of the heart muscle damage and preserves the pumping function of the heart, thereby, increasing survival and reducing or eliminating complications.

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