Audrain Medical Center Reveals New Name, Enhanced Patient Promise


Since joining SSM Health Care last year, Audrain Medical Center has been transforming the care it provides to patients in Mexico and the surrounding communities. Today, we’re announcing that this fall we will be changing our name to SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Audrain.

This name links Audrain Medical Center to our parent organization, SSM Health Care, which has a care network that extends across four states. It also creates a clear connection to our sister hospital, St. Mary’s Health Center in Jefferson City.

Earlier this week, SSM Health Care announced its own name change to SSM Health. The organization is transitioning to SSM Health because it better reflects a commitment to managing health and wellness, not just treating illness.

“We are very proud to be a part of SSM Health and also share the St. Mary’s name,” said Dave Neuendorf, President of Audrain Medical Center. “By uniting, we now make it easier for patients to see who we are and how our services are integrated. We want to let the people know that whenever they come to any SSM Health location, they can expect the same quality of care.”
St. Mary’s Health Center also announced today its change to SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Jefferson City.

“This is such an exciting time,” said Brent Van Conia, President of St. Mary’s Health Center. “We are further connecting the care delivered at Audrain Medical Center with St. Mary’s Health Center as well as our many outpatient and medical group locations. Together as SSM Health, we will continue to provide an exceptional experience for each and every patient we see – that is our promise.”

Expect to hear more about this transformation soon. Currently, SSM employees are gathering together across Mid-Missouri to develop and design a consistent approach to delivering an exceptional experience in every encounter.

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