About Us

Greater Regional Health

Greater Regional Health is a healthcare system located in Creston, Iowa, that is made up of multiple entities, with nearly 500 employees, to best serve our patients of Southwest Iowa.


Greater Regional offers a wide array of services ranging from athletic training to wound care. Greater Regional is also a critical access hospital that has 25 beds that have level of care ranging from Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Acute Care and Swing Bed/Skilled Care. We also have a state-of-the-art birthing center and sleep center.


We also have three rural health clinics located in surrounding communities: Lenox Medical Clinic, Mt. Ayr Community Health Clinic and Corning Medical Clinic. Each of these rural health clinics are a primary care clinic that can offer extra services depending on location. Our rural health providers have excellent communication with the specialists that are on in Creston full time.


Crest Ridge Estates, designed for the active senior citizen, is a secure, private apartment complex located in Greater Regional's main campus backyard.


UnityPoint Health

Greater Regional Health is an affiliate partner with UnityPoint Health - Des Moines through both a formal management agreement and a Critical Access Hospital network agreement. This relationship enables Greater Regional to retain its governance structure while taking advantage of greater system-wide resources, clinical platforms, best practices and many other advantages which will benefit the people in in our community. Greater Regional remains locally governed by a Board of Trustees and key administration positions to oversee the day-to-day operations of the hospital and its employees.


Compassion, Ownership, Respect, Integrity

We are dedicated to recognizing and serving each individual's specific needs through the delivery of person-centered care.

We accept responsibility for and understand our actions reflect on ourselves and Greater Regional. We are enthusiastically engaged in providing the highest quality care and service for all in a spirit of loyalty and stewardship. 


We acknowledge the unique quality of all individuals recognizing each person's contributions drive the innovative spirit and success of our organization. 


We serve and work together in an honest, humble and reliable manner while maintaining the highest ethical and performance standards. 


Mission Statement

Greater Regional Health is committed to providing the highest quality health care and service.

Vision Statement

Greater Regional Health will be the healthcare provider and employer of choice.


Crest Ridge Estates

From the minute you enter our spacious community, the lovely wood tones and three cozy fireplaces, as well as the natural light warm you from broad expanses of beautiful windows in the common areas, dining room and individual apartments.

Our attractive community is located in a quiet residential area in Creston, Iowa, on the campus of Greater Regional Health. The complex features 34 independent living units with a selection of four apartment sizes. Residents furnish their apartments to individual tastes, creating a warm, personal environment within a special neighborhood.

As one of our residents, you have the freedom to pursue an active social life and entertain family and friends in a safe, comfortable atmosphere. Greater Regional Health is proud to offer this caring community as an affordable and attractive housing alternative.

Everything you need is right here in your new home. And our thoughtful staff is always ready to offer a friendly, helping hand. Here are a few more of those "special touches" that make Crest Ridge Estates the ideal home for your future. Click here to visit their website!

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Greater Regional Health

1700 W. Townline St.

Creston, Iowa 50801

(641) 782-7091

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