ABOUT US

Decatur Health is a rural health organization located in Northwest Kansas comprised of a critical access hospital and a rural family practice clinic.  We also manage an independent living complex.  Our organization is committed to providing quality health care to the rural population in our community.

"At Decatur Health, we identify and support best practice protocols that improve our patient’s outcomes and deliver a great patient experience.  Our highly engaged employees devote their time and energy to enhance customer satisfaction, ensure patient safety, and provide the highest quality of care for our community."

Kris Mathews,
Chief Operating Officer

Welcome to Decatur Health

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is comprised of five community members chosen on a regular basis, as well as an exofficiary member from the County Commission. The current members are:

  • Tom Wasson, Chair

  • Jan Badsky, Secretary

  • Marcia Lohoefener, Treasurer

  • Rusty Addleman

  • Warren Bainter

  • Karen Larson, County Comissioner

Board Meetings are open to the public.
Date: Third Monday of each month.

Time:  5:30 pm
Location:  Decatur Health, Board Room

Our Mission

Decatur Health is dedicated to improving our community through quality healthcare. We will provide modern and effective techniques through teamwork and accountability while honoring the integrity of our patients with the compassion of a friend. Providing local access to quality healthcare ensures the well being of the communities we serve.

Our Home

Decatur County, population approximately 2,700, stands as the county seat of Decatur County. Located in northwest Kansas, Oberlin is a quaint town with a rich western American history. Whether you are stopping in for a visit or just traveling through to visit our Nebraska neighbors, we welcome you to Oberlin.

Decatur Health Systems provides care that is compliant with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII; as amended, and  does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex. age, national origin, mental or physical disability, or veteran status.  If you feel you have been discriminated against, contact the Human Resources Director or the COO.

© Decatur Health Systems, Inc.

Decatur Health Hospital

Office Hours
Monday - Friday:

7:30 a.m. - 5:30 pm.


810 W Columbia 
PO Box 268 
Oberlin, KS 67749

Tel: 1-.785-475-2208

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Office Hours
Monday - Friday:

9 a.m. - 5 pm.

Saturday Walk-In Clinic: 9 a.m. - Noon

Closed for Lunch

Noon - 1 p.m.

902 W Columbia 
Oberlin, KS 67749

Tel: 1-.785-475-2015

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