Health Care


Nationally-Honored Health System in St. Joseph, Mo. = Strong, Healthy Work Force

DSC_0330A nationally-honored health system means a strong, productive workforce and community in St. Joseph, equipped for today’s leadership challenges. Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph’s largest employer, consistently wins national awards for its use of technology and the quality of its service, including the prestigious Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award, the nation’s highest presidential honor awarded to organizations.

Mosaic Life Care offers multiple specialty physician practices, a medical center, and a community foundation. This integrated, regional health delivery system employs more than 3,700 people in St. Joseph continues to serve as a significant marker for helping new businesses choose to locate or expand in St. Joseph.


National Award-Winner for Satisfaction, Quality & Value: Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph – More than a Regional Medical Center


Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award winner, 2009
This prestigious award is the nation’s highest presidential honor awarded to organizations for quality and organizational performance excellence. Vice President of the United States Joe Biden was there to award this amazing honor.

Mosaic Life Care Utilizes Youth Development & Historic Housing to Promote Economic Growth


Mosaic’s contributions to the local community include a state-of-the-art youth development campus, emPowerU, drawing thousands of regional students and community-focused groups together to solve civic challenges. The multi-million dollar emPowerU campus is built on a restored industrial brownfield in the city’s downtown area, which continues to see exciting revitalizations. EmPowerU is an initiative for youth and civic development from the hospital’s foundation. The campus and initiative serves as an award-winning national model for youth development. Its purpose is to equip and retain the city’s future leaders.

Uptown Redevelopment Corporation – Through the Uptown St. Joseph Redevelopment Corporation, Heartland Health is providing housing options to promote growth in historic areas of St. Joseph. The Uptown St. Joseph Redevelopment Corporation was formed to upgrade three historic districts in downtown St. Joseph.

Additional Health Care Resources in St. Joseph:

Northwest Health Services – With 16 locations across Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas, Northwest Health Services delivers quality care through general practitioners, dental care and behavioral health and serves as a community health center.