Established in 1874 by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Medical Center is a not-for profit acute care hospital that has had a continuing presence in downtown Baltimore since its founding. Mercy Medical Center provides a broad continuum of health care for people of every creed, color, economic and social condition. In support of this mission, in fiscal year 2006, Mercy provided more than $33 million in uncompensated and charitable care. We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards of clinical and corporate ethics. We operate in a financially responsible manner, committing all of our human and material resources to further our mission. Mercy Medical Center is recognized nationally for its quality patient care, state-of-the-art facilities and outstanding medical staff. Mercy has been named one of the nation's Top 100 hospitals, based on quality and performance standards, and was also named one of America's 10 Best Women's Centers.