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Serving the Health Care Needs of Council Bluffs and Southwest Iowa

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital was established in 1886 and became a Methodist Health System affiliate in 1994. Today it is a 230-bed regional health care center serving approximately 250,000 residents in western Iowa. 

Jennie Edmundson employs a workforce of over 400 full-time and over 160 part-time employees, and it has an active medical staff of nearly 170 physicians. It boasts western Iowa’s only accredited cancer program. 

The hospital offers a 24/7 Level III Emergency Department that treats over 20,000 patients per year. Jennie Edmundson also performs over 7,000 inpatient and outpatient surgeries per year while surpassing over 500 births yearly.

It is the only hospital in this region that offers nationally accredited cancer and breast cancer programs while also featuring western Iowa’s only Advanced Wound Center. Jennie Edmundson has a 20-bed inpatient adult behavior health unit.

Jennie Edmundson is committed to being a leader in women’s services in western Iowa. In June of 2020, the Methodist Jennie Edmundson Medical Plaza opened on the hospital’s campus, offering a medical office building that is home to primary care and women’s health providers as well as imaging and urgent care services. In December of 2020, the women and newborns unit debuted at the hospital, offering an entire floor dedication to women’s services.

Specialties at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital

We provide primary health care for everyone - from the premature baby through childhood, adolescence, adulthood and into the senior years. Our services help you stay well - and care for you when illness or injury strikes. Choose a service to see how we can help you and your family.

Advanced Wound Center

Suite 206
Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Breast Health Center

Emergency Department

Open 24/7

Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy

Lower Level, East Entrance

Pain Management Clinic

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Radiation Oncology

1 Edmundson Place

Sleep Center

Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


We offer a variety of services and amenities to make your and your family's stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

Free, convenient patient and visitor parking is available in the Parking Garage and the Doctor’s Building parking lot.
Gift Shop
The Gift Shop is located on the First Floor, near the Chapel.
Internet and Telephone
Families want to stay connected when they are with a loved one in the hospital. We have convenient access for you.
Meals and Snacks
As a patient of Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital, you have our commitment to meet your individual nutrition needs.

Awards and Accreditations

Methodist is dedicated to creating better care, outcomes and experiences for you and those you love. We are honored to be recognized for excellence in care.
National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers logo
National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
Intersocietal Accreditation Commision for Echocardiography logo
Accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission for Echocardiography
Partnership for Patients logo
Partnership for Patients
Iowa Healthcare Collaborative logo
Iowa Healthcare Collaborative Recognition

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