History

  • 1870 - Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital founded by the Sisters of Mercy at 12th and Mason Streets.
  • 1880 - Hosptial transfered to the Sisters of Saint Francis and it was renamed Creighton Memorial St. Joseph Hospital
  • 1892 - A new hospital was built at 10th and Castelar Streets. The hospital becomes Creighton's primary teaching hospital and remains so until it closed in 2017.
  • 1973 - The Creighton Omaha Regional Health Care Corporation purchased St. Joseph's Hospital
  • 1978 - The hospital moved to 30th and California Streets.
  • 1984 - American Medical International (AMI) acquired the hospital; Tenet Healthcare acquired American Medical in 1995.
  • 2002 - The hospital was renamed Creighton University Medical Center.
  • 2012 - Tenent and Creighton University sold the hospital to Alegent Health (now CHI Health)
  • 2017 - The hospital closed and CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center -- Bergan Mercy (7500 Mercy Road) became the Creighton teaching hospital and trauma center.
  • 2017 - A community health center with a 24 hour emergency room, Creighton University Medical Center - University Campus, was also opened at 24th and Cuming streets in order to continue serving the downtown and northeast Omaha communities.

This collection gathers a variety of materials and memorabilia related to the history of the Creighton Memorial St. Joseph’s Hospital.

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