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  • New Ulm Medical Center exterior entrance

    New Ulm Medical Center is a nonprofit hospital and clinic serving the region in and around Brown County located in south central Minnesota. We offer an extensive range of care options with over 30 affiliated physicians and a full complement of visiting specialists.

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    New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) in New Ulm, MN was named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health for the seventh time in eight years. NUMC is the only hospital in Minnesota to make this list seven times.

    NUMC scored in the top 100 of Critical Access Hospitals on iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength INDEX®. The INDEX is the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural provider performance and its results are the basis for many of rural healthcare’s most prominent awards, advocacy efforts and legislative initiatives.

    The Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals play a key role in providing a safety net to communities across America – and the INDEX measures these facilities across eight pillars of hospital strength: Inpatient Share Ranking, Outpatient Share Ranking, Cost, Charge, Quality, Outcomes, Patient Perspective, and Financial Stability.

  • 1324 Fifth St N
    New Ulm, MN 56073

    507-217-5000

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    Wait times vary by condition. The wait time shown is updated every 15 minutes and represents an average time from patient arrival to being in an emergency department room. Additional time may be needed to be seen by a qualified medical professional.

    Wait times can change quickly depending on the urgency and number of patients.

    Please remember - you should always dial 911 in an emergency and allow medical personnel to evaluate the seriousness of your condition. When time is of the essence, be sure to get to the closest ER for quick evaluation and treatment.

    National average wait time is one hour, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).