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St Marys Hospital At Amsterdam

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427 Guy Park Avenue Amsterdam NY 12010 USA


Rooted in the healing ministry of jesus, we dedicate ourselves to serve all persons with compassion and excellence, especially those who are vulnerable.


St. Mary's healthcare provides a substantial portion of its services to the elderly and poor. During the fiscal year ending december 31, 2013, approximately 34% of the values of services rendered were to elderly patients under the medicare program and approximately 22% of the services were provided to patients who were deemed indigent under state, county or hospital guidelines. In the spirit of principles adopted by ascension health, st. Mary's has taken proactive steps to address those issues that will affect the accessibility, the financing, and the delivery of healthcare to all persons, especially the uninsured, underinsured, and underserved. During the fiscal year ending december 31, 2013, the estimated cost of providing care of persons living in poverty totaled $13. 1 million, including $825 thousand of charity care, $4. 5 million in programs for persons living in poverty, and $6. 3 million in the unpaid cost of public programs. These amounts vary from schedule h due to different methods of calculation. In 2013, st. Mary's healthcare provided health care services to 6,321 inpatients and 404,824 outpatients, and 56,815 days of care to residents of the skilled nursing facility. The inpatient care covered medical/surgical, psychiatric, alcohol rehabilitation, physical rehabilitation, maternity and newborn patients. The outpatient visits included 28,208 emergency visits; 8,531 outpatient surgeries; 159,629 referred visits (including imaging, laboratory, therapies, and cardiac rehab); total other outpatient visits of 23,576 including 1,201 visits to nursing home patients, 8,079 adult day care visits, 9,721 urgent care visits, 3,811 occupational medicine visits and 764 visits to the diabetes center; 55,234 family health center visits; total specialty visits of 27,868 including 6,514 urology health center visits, 3,207 cancer treatment center visits and 684 specialty surgical visits, 1,707 johnstown prenatal visits, 7,359 amsterdam ob/gyn center visits, 1,054 cancer center chemotherapy visits, 3,895 gastroenterology center visits, 353 ophthalmology center visits, and 3,095 pain management center visits; and total mental health and alcohol visits of 102,437 including, 12,347 alcohol clinic visits, and 90,090 mental health clinic visits. St. Mary's healthcare administers one of the most comprehensive mental health outpatient programs in new york state. In 2013, the hospital provided a variety of services through various grant-funded programs including psych-social clubs, prevocational/employment assistance programs, mobile geriatric/senior citizen programs, and alcohol intervention service programs. In addition, caring families provided family care services and hospital personnel provided case management counseling under various grant-funded programs.

community benefits are programs or activities that provide treatment and/or promote health and healing as a response to identified community needs. In efforts to promote healthy living, st. Mary's healthcare has made available the following programs to the community: reduced cost programs providing senior citizens with lifeline equipment enabling them to solicit help should the need arise; community continuing education programs providing information on a variety of subjects including child abuse, day-to-day parenting, seat belt use and safety, smoking cessation, weight loss, and other wellness programs; help and support groups for victims and their family members; and providing meeting facilities for victims of alcohol abuse.

st. Mary's healthcare's other program service revenue includes continuing education programs, psychological services provided to montgomery county, medical director services, cafeteria sales to visitors and employees, and rebates/refunds of expenses.

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