Category: News

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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…. Read more »

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… Read more »

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,… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »