Category: News

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

4th Annual Vegas Night

The Monroe County Health Care Foundation and the Monroe County Hospital & Clinics are excited to invite Albia and surrounding communities to attend their Fourth Annual Vegas Night.  This event is exclusive to only 150 people and will be another exciting night to remember. The fundraising event is scheduled for Saturday, October 12, 2013 at… Read more »

Free Grief Day Camp Offered to Help Kids Cope with Loss

Free Grief Day Camp Offered to Help Kids Cope with Loss For the third consecutive year, Monroe County Hospice along with Sinnott-Pierschbacher Funeral Home and Tharp Funeral Home in Albia, will sponsor a free, day-camp for kids and teens ages 5 to 14 who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Healing Hearts Grief… Read more »