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Welcome to Freeman Health System

Welcome to Freeman Health System

Locally owned, not-for-profit and nationally recognized, Freeman Health System includes Freeman Hospital West, Freeman Hospital East, Freeman Neosho Hospital and Ozark Center – the area’s largest provider of behavioral health services – as well as two urgent care clinics, dozens of physician clinics and a variety of specialty services.

In 2016, Freeman earned dozens of awards for medical excellence and safety from CareChex®, a quality rating system that helps consumers evaluate healthcare providers. The Leapfrog Group gave Freeman the highest Hospital Safety Score possible three times in a row.

With more than 300 physicians on staff representing more than 60 specialties, Freeman provides cancer care, heart and vascular care, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, children’s services and women’s services.

Additionally, Freeman is the only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in a 70-mile radius.


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Call us today to find a world-class healthcare provider.

Please call the Freeman Physician Finder at
417.347.3767 or 800.297.3337.

October 20, 2017

Bill & Virginia Leffen Center for Autism Celebrates 10 Years

Program has served nearly 1,000 children since 2007.

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October 18, 2017

Freeman Announces Theme of 2017 Joplin Christmas Parade

Volunteers receive permit to organize annual event.

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October 17, 2017

Freeman Pastoral Care Receives Quilt Donation

Quilts provide comfort to patients.

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Physician Spotlight

John Cox

Todd Twiss, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Todd Twiss, MD, is pictured here with patient Maggie Carrier, age 7. She fell while playing with kids in her neighbor’s yard. She tried to break her fall with her arms extended. The force of the fall and stress on the arm caused it to break the growth plate. Dr. Twiss helped Maggie to heal and get back to playing with her neighbors!

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Patient Story

Kristi Seibert

Kristi Seibert

Freeman Patient

"Freeman Heart & Vascular Institute doctors worked together to save my life after I had a widower-maker heart attack – the kind of attack people just don’t survive. I’m grateful for the care I received and don’t know what I would have done without the therapists who helped me through rehabilitation."  

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Freeman's Neighborhood Care

At Freeman Health System, we're dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare to you and your family. Our doctors, surgeons and specialists live and work in your community. Whether you visit one of our new neighborhood care facilities in Carthage, Lamar, Seneca or Webb City or any of our many partner clinics, you'll know you're in good hands. It's the personal care, close to home, that you've come to expect from Freeman Health System.