St. Anthony Regional Hospital & Nursing Home is proud of its rich history, which dates back to 1905 when Reverend Joseph Kuemper founded the hospital, with the help of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, from LaCrosse, Wisconsin. Today, St. Anthony Regional Hospital, along with its medical staff, serves communities in West Central Iowa Patients at St. Anthony Regional Hospital have access to physicians in many specialties, state-of-the-art equipment and up-to-date treatment procedures. Cost-effective care is provided in an atmosphere which reflects the institution’s Franciscan heritage and the values of the healing ministry of Christ, quality, patient/customer satisfaction, integrity, and high performance standards. Emphasis is placed on patient services, rehabilitation, education and wellness, recognizing an individual’s physical, spiritual, and psychosocial needs. St. Anthony Regional Hospital is a 99 bed facility with a connected 79 bed nursing home. The hospital is a member of the American Hospital Association and the Iowa Hospitals Association, and has been designated as one of sixteen regional hospitals in Iowa by the Iowa State Department of Health.