Mercy Hospital Columbus Quick Facts

Mercy doctor's coat Mercy Hospital Columbus has been a healing presence in the Columbus region for over 20 years.

Featured Services

Additional Services

  • Industrial medicine
  • Laboratory
  • Mammography, including mobile
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Quality & Patient Safety
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Visiting specialty clinics for cardiology, podiatry, and cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery

Just the Facts

  • Recognized by the American College of Cardiology in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” issue for commitment to hospital care for heart patients.
  • 1917: William Norton home donated and hospital established
  • 1952: A more modern building opens, replacing Norton Mansion
  • 1967: New addition to hospital opens
  • 1999: Joins St. John's Joplin and Catholic Health Initiatives
  • 2009: Joins Sisters of Mercy Health System
  • 2012: Becomes Mercy Maude Norton Hospital
  • 2014: Becomes Mercy Hospital Columbus
  • Among 7 percent of health care organizations nationwide to have a comprehensive, integrated electronic health record that provides real-time, paperless access to patient information
  • MyMercy, a free service, allows patients to connect online with their doctors, plus see medical information, view test results, renew prescriptions and schedule appointments using a personal computer or smartphone
  • Mercy Meds electronic medication administration system improves safety by monitoring medications and dosage through computerized, bar-coded technology

By The Numbers (FY2023)

4,069 visits


2,138 visits

Emergency Room


Traditional Charity Care and Unpaid Cost of Medicaid

25 Beds

Inpatient Care

51 Co-workers

Hospital Based

20 Discharges

Acute Inpatient

About Mercy

Media Contact

Jordan Larimore

Joplin, Carthage, Columbus
Phone: 417-556-2260
Cell: 409-550-2928