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  • “Be Prepared” Seminar

    Monroe County Hospice will be holding a “Be Prepared” educational seminar on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.  The event will take place at the First Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Albia.  A free meal will be provided.  Attorney, Steve Goodlow will facilitate discussion surrounding legal issues that may arise when planning funerals, such […]

  • Gazebo & Memorial Garden

    The Monroe County Health Care Foundation would like to thank Carol Sovern and her family for the generous donation to add a gazebo to the grounds of Monroe County Hospital & Clinics. The donation is in memory of Carol’s husband, Elmer. The gazebo is to honor the nursing staff of MCHC for the fine services […]

  • Foundation Purchases Ultrasound Machine

    A recent purchase by the Monroe County Health Care Foundation helps Monroe County Hospital & Clinics’ to achieve its mission to provide patients a world-class health care experience. The Foundation purchased an Intelect Legend XT Ultrasound machine for the Physical Therapy Department at a cost of $3,600. Ultrasound is used in therapy as a deep […]

  • Teresa Kipfer Honored with Daisy Award

    Teresa Kipfer, RN at Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is being honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day.  The Award at Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is in cooperation with the Mercy Network.  This is the […]

  • Mercy College Endless Possibilities Road Tour

    Mercy College of Health Sciences (Mercy College) will be visiting Mercy Health Network – Central Iowa (MHN-CI) Affiliate Hospitals’ communities on the Endless Possibilities Road Tour during the Summer Months of 2014.  The Road Tour will make a stop at the Monroe County Hospital & Clinics on Monday, June 9 from 11am-2pm. Representatives from the […]

  • Ted Church, M.D. Retiring from MCHC

    Dr. Ted Church, physician at the Monroe County Hospital Medical Clinic, has announced he will retire effective June 27, 2014.  Dr. Church has been with the Hospital for 3 years.   A community reception in honor of Dr. Church is being planned at Monroe County Hospital & Clinics for Wednesday, June 25th from 1:30-3:00 p.m. […]

  • Monroe County Hospice Seeking Volunteers

    Monroe County Hospice is searching for committed volunteers who are dependable and want to make a difference in someone’s life. Monroe County Hospice has a vibrant volunteer program guided by compassionate and caring members who assist in enhancing the quality of life for patients and their loved ones in Monroe County. Volunteers are available for […]

  • Diabetes Nutrition Education

    The Monroe County Hospital & Clinics’ Registered & Licensed Dietitian, Liz Zmolek, will present a free educational program on diabetes nutrition management to the community on Tuesday, March 25th from 5:30-7:00 PM in the Conference Center at the Hospital. Good health begins with good nutrition.  This is true for everyone.  But when you have diabetes, […]

  • Foundation Selling Community Days Booklets

    Monroe County Health Care Foundation is selling $5 Herberger’s Community Days booklets to support the purchase of lifesaving equipment for Monroe County Hospital & Clinics.  Our non-profit 501C3 organization keeps 100% of the booklet price and the customer receives up to $500 in special shopping offers at Herberger’s. Booklets can be purchased from the Foundation […]

  • Medical Clinic & Dr. Adler Patients Being Redirected

    Effective today until further notice, the Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is redirecting patients visiting the Medical Clinic and Dr. Adler’s office due to a waterline break during the extreme cold temperatures.  Adler’s office, as well as the business office and waiting room in the medical clinic, experienced a fair amount of water damage requiring […]

  • MCHC Limiting Visitors to Inpatient Floor

    Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is asking the public to help protect patients, families and health care staff from illness due to the onset of the flu season.  Effective today, MCHC is limiting visitors to the Inpatient Unit of the hospital.  These guidelines are temporary and in effect during the flu season, and are subject […]

  • MCHC Welcomes New CFO

    Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is excited to announce the hiring of Jessica Hoepker as its new CFO (Chief Financial Officer). Prior to coming to MCHC, Jessica was the Director of Revenue Cycle for Planned Parenthood of the Heartland in Des Moines, a position she has held for the past year. In her position she […]

  • Diabetes Prevention Education

    The Monroe County Hospital & Clinics Certified Diabetes Educator, Lori Vitko, ARNP, will present a free educational program on diabetes prevention to the community on Tuesday, January 21st from 5:30-7:00 PM in the Conference Center at the Hospital. The event will feature discussion focusing on diabetes signs and symptoms, prevention, and risk factors facilitated by […]

  • MCHC Announces New CNO

    Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is excited to announce the hiring of Gale Herrera, BSN, as its new CNO (Chief Nursing Officer). Prior to coming to MCHC, Gale was the Network Nurse Executive at Mercy Medical Center Des Moines for many years where she developed meaningful affinity meetings for many disciplines, allowing for idea sharing […]

  • MCHC Welcomes New Oncologist

    Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is pleased to announce the addition of Brian Freeman, M.D., specializing in oncology and hematology, to its team of providers replacing recently retired oncologist, Dr. Loren Brown.  Freeman will visit the Susan Allison Outpatient Clinic on the second and fourth Mondays of each month.  Patients may schedule appointments by calling […]

  • MCHC Participates in Pink Out Day

    Pictured above are some of the participants at MCHC who took part in the community-wide pink out day on Friday, October 18th.

  • Monroe County Hospice Offers Grief & Loss Seminar

    Monroe County Hospice along with Sinnott-Pierschbacher Funeral Home and Tharp Funeral Home in Albia, will sponsor a grief and loss seminar on Thursday, October 24th beginning at 6:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall at the First Christian Church in Albia.  The seminar will feature “Consider the Conversation – a documentary on a taboo subject” with […]

  • MCHC Foundation Selling Community Days Booklet

    Monroe County Health Care Foundation is selling Community Day booklets to support the purchase of equipment for the Monroe County Hospital & Clinics.  This valuable coupon booklet can be purchased for just $5 each, good toward great merchandise at the Bon-Ton family of stores (including Herberger’s and Younkers) during the special Two Day Community Day […]

  • Heather Cain, CFO Resigns from MCHC

    The Monroe County Hospital & Clinics accepted the resignation of Chief Financial Officer/Chief Information Officer, Heather Cain, on Friday, September 6, 2013. Cain will advance her career as the CEO of Stewart Memorial Hospital in Lake City, Iowa, effective January 2014. Cain has served Monroe County Hospital & Clinics for 16 years.  She has been instrumental in […]

  • Jennifer Archer, ARNP Recognized as Hospital Hero

    The Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is proud to announce Jennifer Archer, ARNP, was chosen to receive the Iowa Hospital Heroes Award 2013. Each day, Iowa hospitals serve their communities and celebrate a winning team of everyday heroes.  In total, more than 70,000 commit themselves to serving anyone who is in need.  They are healers […]