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Mercy Columbus Quick Facts

Mercy Hospital Columbus

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

 

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

Mercy Columbus Services

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 (FY2017)

7,529 visits

Outpatient

1,840 visits

Emergency Room

$638,000

Traditional Charity Care and Unpaid Cost of Medicaid

15 Beds

Inpatient Care

65 Co-workers

Hospital Based

29 Discharges

Acute Inpatient

About Mercy

Mercy, one of the 25 largest U.S. health systems, serves millions annually with nationally recognized quality care and one of the nation’s largest Accountable Care Organizations. Mercy is a highly integrated, multi-state health care system including more than 40 acute care, managed and specialty (heart, children’s, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, convenient and urgent care locations, imaging centers and pharmacies. Mercy has 900 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 3,400 Mercy Clinic physicians and advanced practitioners, as well as more than 40,000 co-workers serving patients and families across Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has clinics, outpatient services and outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

Media Contact

Jordan Larimore
Joplin, Carthage, Columbus
Phone: 417-556-2260

 
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