Mercy Columbus Quick Facts

Mercy Hospital Columbus
220 N. Pennsylvania
Columbus, KS 66725
(620) 429-2545

Mercy Columbus Services

Mercy Heritage

  • 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

Just the Facts


  • 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

About Mercy Overall

By the Numbers (Fiscal Year 2017)

  • Acute Licensed Beds: 15
  • Co-workers: 65
  • Mercy Clinic Physicians: 1
  • Acute Inpatient Discharge: 29
  • Emergency Visits: 1,840
  • Outpatient Visits: 7,529
  • Traditional Charity Care and Unpaid Cost of Medicaid: $638,000


Media Contact

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