Columbus Community Hospital (CCH) is a community-owned, not-for-profit hospital, located on 60 acres in the northwest part of Columbus, Nebraska. CCH is led by a local board of directors and the hospital has a staff that includes a president/CEO, four vice presidents, a medical staff of nearly 50 active members and more than 900 employees. The hospital is also supported by more than 230 volunteers.
CCH is a 50-bed acute care facility that is certified for swing beds, with four skilled nursing beds and 14 ambulatory outpatient beds. CCH’s Healthpark Medical Office Building currently houses a visiting physicians’ clinic and the CCH laboratory, along with Columbus Otolaryngology Clinic, Columbus Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Clinic and Columbus General Surgery.
CCH’s organization also includes a second campus, located south of Highway 30. The south campus includes medical outreach services such as Home Health and Hospice, Healthy Families and Occupational Health Services.
For more information on CCH’s facilities and services, read our 2020-2021 Annual Report
or our 2020-2021 Quick Facts
CCH was established in 1972 by the merger of St. Mary’s Hospital and Behlen Memorial Hospital, but its history dates back more than 150 years. Learn more by reading: Columbus Community Hospital - Our History - 1879-present (pdf)
or watch our 15th Anniversary video here
Accreditation and Compliance
CCH is an accredited health care organization that is committed to its patients’ health, safety and privacy.
- CCH is accredited by the Joint Commission, an independent, nonprofit organization that accredits health care organizations across the country. Health care organizations that are accredited or certified by The Joint Commission are known for their commitment to providing safe, high quality health care. To ensure continuing compliance with the Joint Commission's nationally recognized health care standards, CCH’s accreditation is reviewed at three-year intervals.
- CCH complies with the “Americans with Disabilities” act.
- The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is designed to safeguard patient confidentiality. CCH has a strong tradition of protecting the privacy of patient information and is HIPAA compliant. Read our notices of privacy practices below:
For more information about our hospital, please contact us at:
Columbus Community Hospital
4600 38th Street
Columbus, Nebraska 68602-1800