Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital (Council Bluffs, Iowa)

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Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital (Council Bluffs, Iowa)
IndustryHealthcare
Headquarters
Area served
Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area
ParentNebraska Methodist Health System
Websitehttps://www.bestcare.org/jennie-edmundson/

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital is one of three major facilities comprising the Nebraska Methodist Health System. The hospital is located at 933 E. Pierce Street in Council Bluffs, IA.[1]

Established in 1886, Jennie Edmundson Hospital became a Methodist Health System affiliate in 1994. It boasts a 230-bed regional health care center serving southwestern Iowa.

The Council Bluffs hospital employs a workforce of 464 full-time and nearly 250 part-time employees, and has an active medical staff of 132 physicians.

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital offers a 24/7 Level III Emergency Department that treated approximately 22,000 patient visits last year. The hospital had a total of 5,101 admissions. Its physicians performed 1,718 inpatient and 6,361 outpatient surgeries. [2]

It is the only hospital in this region of the state with the capability to perform emergency angioplasty procedures. Additionally, it is the only hospital in this region that offers nationally accredited cancer and breast cancer programs while also featuring southwest Iowa’s only Advanced Wound Center.

Jennie has a 20-bed inpatient adult behavior health unit with ECT services. Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital offers a full-line of Women’s services including a birthing center with LDRP rooms and a Level II nursery where 360 babies were delivered in 2012.

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital is a member of VHA and recently completed an $18 million renovation and construction project that netted the hospital nearly 31,000 square feet of new space for the intensive care unit and surgical suite.[3]

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  1. ^ Healthgrades.com, Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital.
  2. ^ US News & World Report, Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital.
  3. ^ Bestcare.org, About Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital.

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