Category: News

Radiology Department Implements PACS

On March 14th the Radiology Department at the Monroe County Hospital & Clinics will begin the installation of their Picture Archiving and Communication System or PACS.  The PACS is an efficient system which was developed to provide economical storage and rapid retrieval of images with access to multiple exams and modalities. PACS will begin the venture… Read more »

MCHC & Monroe County Health Care Foundation Project

The Monroe County Hospital & Clinics and the Monroe County Health Care Foundation are partnering together on their latest community project and is inviting the community to participate as well.  They are working together to provide care packages to Monroe County military personnel serving overseas or whom are back from deployment. During the month of… Read more »

MCHC Board Meeting- Assisted Living News

The big news from the February 23, 2011 Board Meeting was that Midwest Health representatives gave an overview of their proposed assisted living project.  Midwest is a company based out of Topeka, Kansas that builds and runs assisted living facilities across the midwest.  Their closest facility is in Chariton.  “While we don’t want to raise hopes… Read more »

Foundation News

The Monroe County Health Care Foundation is pleased to announce the purchase of ten new bed stand trays for the MCHC nursing department.  This purchase was made possible by generous gifts to the Foundation from the Vegas event last fall and annual appeal this winter. The new bed stands have more than three times the… Read more »

Ted Church, M.D. Joins MCHC

The Board of Trustees of Monroe County Hospital & Clinics met Wednesday, February 9th to approve a contract for Ted Church, M.D.  Dr. Church is a certified family practitioner who will join the Medical Clinic around the end of March.  Dr. Church is a graduate of the University of Iowa School of Medicine and has… Read more »

Dr. Baker Leaving Monroe County Hospital & Clinics

The Monroe County Hospital & Clinics in Albia would like to share Joel Baker, D.O. has announced he will be leaving his practice in Albia to return to family practice in Corydon.  His last day at Monroe County Hospital & Clinics will be Friday, April 8, 2011. Dr. Baker came to Albia in June 2009… Read more »

MCHC Named 2010 Summit Award Winner

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is proud to announce that Press Ganey Associates, Inc. has named it a 2010 Summit Award Winner. Press Ganey currently partners with more than 10,000 health care facilities—including 50% of U.S. hospitals—to measure and improve the quality of their care. The company’s databases are the largest in the industry, and… Read more »

Orthopedics Added to MCHC Services

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is excited to announce the addition of Orthopedics to its list of services. Dr. Shehada Homedan, M.D. of Southern Iowa Orthopedic Services will provide an orthopedic clinic in the Specialty Clinic located at Monroe County Hospital & Clinics as well as perform orthopedic surgeries in our Ambulatory Surgery Department. This… Read more »

MCHC Named 22nd Best Place to Work in Healthcare

The Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is proud to announce it has been named the 22nd best place to work in healthcare by Modern Healthcare, a leading publication that covers the health care industry. The announcement came at its national conference in Dallas, Texas. Editor-in-chief, David Burda said, “We are pleased to recognize Monroe County… Read more »

MCHC CFO Receives IHA Young Executive Achievement Award

Heather Cain was named the recipient of the Iowa Hospital Association’s Young Executive Achievement Award. Ms. Cain, who is the chief financial officer of the Monroe County Hospital & Clinics, accepted the award at the Chair’s Reception of the Iowa Hospital Association’s Annual meeting held October 6th at the Marriott Hotel in Des Moines. Established… Read more »