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  • Monroe County Hospital & Clinics COVID-19 Precautions | Medical Clinic, Radiology & Lab

    To continue and protect the health and well-being of our patients, their families, and the communities we serve, Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (MCHC) is moving forward with further precautions. Effective Monday March 30, 2020 Monroe County Hospital Medical Clinic, Radiology and Lab will be implementing temporary change of hours. Medical Clinic hours include; Monday… Read more »

  • Monroe County Hospital & Clinics COVID-19 Precautions

    At Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (MCHC), we care about you and your health, and we continue to be here for you.  Effective Monday March 30, 2020 Monroe County Hospital Medical Clinic will be reserving appointment times during the morning hours for patients who need to be seen for chronic conditions, routine needs and follow… Read more »

  • Monroe County Hospital & Clinics COVID-19 Precautions Restricted Entrance Access, Screening Process, Cafeteria Closed, & Visitor Restrictions

    To continue to protect the health and well-being of our patients, their families, and of the communities we serve, Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (MCHC) is now moving forward with further precautions. In accordance with this, we are following the most recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) and Iowa Department of Public Health… Read more »

  • Visitor Restrictions Now in Effect at Monroe County Hospital & Clinics

    Friday, March 13, 2020, ALBIA/IOWA – Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (MCHC) has implemented a temporary visitor restriction in effect as of March 13, 2020. The health and well-being of our patients, their families, and of the communities we serve is our top priority. In accordance with this, we are following the most recent Centers… Read more »

  • Twenty nurses in MercyOne’s Circle of Care named as Great Iowa Nurses – Finneman (MCHC) being one of them!

    Congratulations to the following MercyOne nurses: About MercyOne MercyOne is a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping people and communities live their best life. At more than 20,000 colleagues strong, MercyOne’s care providers and staff make health the highest priority. The system’s clinics, medical centers, hospitals and affiliates are located… Read more »

  • Notice Regarding Recent Security Incident

    Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (MCHC) in Albia, Iowa recently experienced an information security incident involving some patients’ personal health information.  On December 19, 2019, MCHC discovered a cybersecurity incident that compromised its business e-mail system.  MCHC immediately began an investigation and hired an outside forensic computer expert to determine the size and scope of… Read more »

  • New Year, New Look at Monroe County Hospital & Clinics

    “I am delighted to share MCHC’s new brand identity with our patients and community,” said Veronica Fuhs, CEO. “Many months of hard work have gone into creating and refining the brand. This new brand identity embodies everything about MCHC. Though the brand is changing, the exceptional care, supportive environment, and dedication to the community that… Read more »

  • THE DES MOINES REGISTER NAMES MONROE COUNTY HOSPITAL & CLINICS A WINNER OF THE STATE OF IOWA TOP WORKPLACES 2019 AWARD

    (ALBIA, IA) (SEPTEMBER 16, 2019) – Monroe County Hospital & Clinics has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Des Moines Register. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures… Read more »

  • Coughlin & Comstock Complete Nurse Residency Program

    ALBIA, Iowa – Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (MCHC) is pleased to announce that Breanna Coughlin, RN and Jayde Comstock, RN have completed the Mercy Rural Health Network Residency Program. The Mercy Rural Health Network Nurse Residency program was started in year 2016 to help new nurses’ transition into practice and to provide resources as… Read more »

  • SARAH FUHS RECEIVES IHERF SCHOLARSHIP

    Program Awards 52 Health Care Careers Scholarships DES MOINES – Sarah Fuhs, an employee of Monroe County Hospital & Clinics who is studying for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Grand View University, has been awarded a $3,500 scholarship from the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF), which is supported by the Iowa… Read more »

  • Physician joins Monroe County Hospital & Clinics

    ALBIA, Iowa – Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (MCHC) is pleased to announce that Tanner Crossley, DO, will begin his medical practice at Monroe County Hospital Medical Clinic in August, 2019. Dr. Crossley is board certified in family medicine. Dr. Crossley completed his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University in Rexburg, ID with a Bachelor… Read more »

  • System-wide branding to MercyOne unifies 450+ patient care locations

    “We are excited to bring our mission and vision to life with our new unified brand. Our transition to MercyOne allows us to be more recognizable to the people and communities we serve and celebrates the remarkable work of our teams across the state to build a better-connected system of care and services,” said MercyOne… Read more »

  • Monroe County Hospital & Clinics affiliate partner , Mercy Health Network , introduces MercyOne as new statewide name and unified brand

    The new brand initiative will better serve Monroe County Hospital & Clinics and other affiliated partners Albia, Iowa — Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (MCHC) affiliation partner, Mercy Health Network (MHN), a leading health care system, today announced it will soon become MercyOne. With the name change set to officially launch Feb. 1, 2019, the… Read more »

  • THE DES MOINES REGISTER NAMES MONROE COUNTY HOSPITAL & CLINICS A WINNER OF THE STATE OF IOWA 2018 TOP WORKPLACES AWARD

    Ranking among the top 150 workplaces in Iowa, MCHC emphasizes a family atmosphere that focuses around patients.   Albia, IOWA (October 18, 2018)–Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (MCHC) has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by the Des Moines Register for the third year in a row. This year MCHC earned an even higher… Read more »

  • Iowa Hospital Association Awards Scholarship

    DES MOINES – The Iowa Hospital Association’s (IHA’s) Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF) has awarded $182,000 in scholarships to college students from all parts of Iowa. Among those, receiving a $3,500 scholarship is Sarah Fuhs, an employee at Monroe County Hospital & Clinics who is studying for a Bachelor of Science Degree in… Read more »

  • Congratulations to Daisy Award Winning Nurse Jenn Archer, ARNP!

    Jenn Archer, ARNP, of Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (Medical Clinic), received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses for 2018! DAISY Award recipients are nurses recognized for meeting and exceeding the needs of expectations of patient and families by displaying exceptional skills, compassion, respect and partnership. This DAISY nomination came from a patient of Monroe… Read more »

  • Physician joins Monroe County Hospital & Clinics

    Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (MCHC) is pleased to announce that Kendra Martin, DO, will begin her medical practice at Monroe County Hospital Medical Clinic in August, 2018. Dr. Martin completed her undergraduate studies in Biology at Truman State University, Kirksville, MO. She attended medical school at the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine,… Read more »

  • Monroe County Hospital & Clinics Acquires New LUCAS® Chest Compression System to Support Rescuer Efforts

    The Physio-Control LUCAS® 3 will benefit patients and rescuers by enabling continuous consistent chest compressions in cardiac resuscitations. Albia, Iowa, April 3, 2018:  Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (MCHC) will soon have an important lifesaving tool on board their vehicles. The emergency department recently announced the acquisition of 15+ Physio-Control LUCAS® 3 Chest Compression Systems…. Read more »

  • Hospital Creates $12,415,276 Impact on Local Economy

    In all, Iowa’s Health Care Sector Provides More Than 330,000 Jobs Across State ALBIA – Monroe County Hospital & Clinics (MCHC) generates 228 jobs that add $12,415,276 to Albia, IA’s economy, according to the latest study by the Iowa Hospital Association. In addition, MCHC’s employees by themselves spend $1,700,555 on retail sales and contribute $106,233… Read more »

  • Want to stay healthy over the holidays? It doesn’t have to be a Christmas miracle.

    ’Tis the season for get-togethers, lasting memories, and good cheer. But as with any celebration, there’s always a risk of compromising health in pursuit of happiness. Dinners can lead to overeating, gatherings can spread the flu and holiday obligations can build stress. For a safe, happy, and healthy holiday season, here are a few simple… Read more »