CHI Health Mercy Corning


CHI Health Mercy Corning and Clinics is an integral part of health care services in Southwest Iowa.

To achieve our mission, we endeavor to nurture and enhance the quality of life for residents of Adams and Taylor counties and to attend especially to the needs of those who are poor and disadvantaged. 

We are proud to offer a community of services for a lifetime of care.  Our physicians and mid-level practitioners work with a full complement of advanced technology to bring quality care to the communities we serve.  Our medical staff offers a wide range of medical specialties, from primary care to oncology.


Alegent Creighton Mercy Corning was recognized in the IHC Iowa Healthcare Collaborative publication 3/24/14 for SafetyFirst training and Parnership for Patient focus areas, with improvement in days since fall with no injury. 

Alegent Creighton Health has been named one of the top five mid-sized health systems, and one of the nation's top 15 health systems, by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare for the second consecutive year in June of 2014.

Alegent Creighton Health Mercy Corning earned Pathway to Excellence Designation November 18, 2013.  The Pathway to Excellence program has 12 Practice Standards based on research as to what creates a positive work environment where nurses can practice and excel at their highest professional level. 

Alegent Creighton Health Mercy Hospital in Corning, Iowa has ben named to the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHS) for Quality in the country by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA).

Alegent Creighton Health Hospitals have been honored for Exceptional Patient Experience according to patient feedback from the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS).

Alegent Creighton Health Mercy Hospital, Corning has been names to the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in America by the iVantage Health Analytics Hospital Strength Index.

Alegent Creighton Health has been named a recipient of the 2013 Gallup Great Workplace Award.  This is the second consecutive year that the organization has received this worldwide honor.

Alegent Creighton Health Mercy Hosptial has been named one of Nebraska's 2013 Safest Companies by the National Safety Council, Nebraska.  The award was also received in 2012.

Area Attractions

Nestled among the beautiful farm land and vast habitat of Adams County, Corning is a gem of a town.  The State of Iowa has chosen Adams County as one of only 15 Iowa Great Places.  The downtown was recently named a National Historic District.  The town has a great main street community from the bakery to the Adams County Courthouse.  The Alegent Creighton Health Wellness Center is also located in the downtown area.  Like swimming?  Check out the Aquatic Center or visit the two great lakes to fish, camp, boat, hit the beach and play all day.  Adams County also has many wonderful attributes, friendly people, and for a rural community is progressive and forward thinking.  This is obvious through the educational system as well.  The teachers and staff are caring, and technology in the schools is very prevalent.