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Part of the community for over 125 years

Mile Bluff has been serving the community for well over a century. In 1893, Dr. J.S. Hess, Sr. started what is now the Mile Bluff organization. He saw the bigger picture - helping a community grow by meeting the healthcare needs of area residents. Hess' dream grew into a multi-facility organization that now serves a population of more than 55,000 individuals in a six-county region.

Aside from our 40-bed acute care hospital, two 60-bed nursing and rehabilitation centers, 12-bed assisted living facility, 32-apartment retirement community, state-of-the-art sleep center, and five outreach medical centers, Mile Bluff offers a wide variety of specialty care services. In addition, over 50 visiting specialists see patients at Mile Bluff.

Mile Bluff Medical Center continually strives to bring sophisticated medical services, expert healthcare providers, and the latest technologies locally - to keep your care right here during times of illness, injury, and even wellness. No matter the stage or phase, Mile Bluff takes great pride in providing families with healthcare evolving for life.

healthcare evolving for life

For generations, area families have trusted their care to Mile Bluff Medical Center - from birth to adolescence and on through adulthood. It's because we see the big picture.


To receive the best medical services, no matter what stage or phase of life,
come to Mile Bluff Medical Center and we will care for you like family.


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What patients are saying about Mile Bluff

  • "Very impressed with care, courtesy, and the above ..." Martin Schindler
  • "I moved over to the nursing home from the hospital ..." Annette McCue
  • "Thanks so much for the amazing attention during my injury!" Jennifer L
  • "What a awesome hospital. We are so pleased." Judy B
  • "Cannot express how grateful I am for the OB staff at Mile Bluff." Morgan J.
  • "Everything about MileBluff is wonderful."
  • "I'm still here and I love my nurses!" Tiffany S.
  • "My doctor, Dr. Horan is the best!" Scott R.

Recent News

  • Donna Gunningham: Proud to be part of the Mile Bluff team

    For 35 years, Donna Gunningham has proudly worked in the medical field. Starting as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) in a nursing home following high school, Donna now finds herself at Mile Bluff Medical Center as a ...

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  • Annual golf outing raises over $23,000 for local healthcare

    On Thursday, August 9, Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation gave golfers the perfect reason to hit the greens - to support local healthcare. "It was very clear that everyone, volunteers and players alike, enjoyed ...

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