About Us

Madison County Health Care System consists of Madison County Memorial Hospital, The Earlham Medical Clinic, and the Health Trust Physicians Clinic in Winterset. Through the two clinics there are five physicians and six mid-level providers meeting the health care needs of area residents.

Our Rural Health Clinics provide:

  • Family Practice Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatrics

We also offer in-house comprehensive specialty care:

  • Orthopaedic Care
  • General Surgery
  • Foot & Ankle Care
  • Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Chronic Disease Management

We are served by a variety of visiting specialists through our Specialty Clinic:

  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Ears, nose and throat
  • Oncology
  • Pain management
  • Podiatry
  • Rheumatology
  • Urology

As your healthcare team, we are a central point of contact for all of your health needs and can help identify early signs of disease risks and prevent illness.

From emergencies to preventive medicine, we can provide continuity of care. We can coordinate care across the healthcare system, link you to specialists and resources, create treatment plans, provide counseling, help you understand test your results, and so much more.

Madison County Health Care System has a commitment to meeting the health care needs of the residents of the area, and our team has pledged to follow our vision of “delivering compassionate health care with excellence.”

Recent Awards

The organization was named a 2022 Top Workplace by the Des Moines Register and their research partner Energage. The designation is based on anonymous feedback from employees on several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection.

In 2018 Madison County Health Care System was named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. The award was based on performance across eight pillars of hospital strength: Inpatient Share Ranking, Outpatient Share Ranking, Cost, Charge, Quality, Outcomes, Patient Perspective, and Financial Stability.

Our Mission

Delivering compassionate health care with excellence.

Our Vision

Partnering with others to foster opportunities to preserve and improve community health.

MercyOne Affiliation

We are a MercyOne Affiliate, which allows us to partner with MercyOne Central Iowa through a management and CAH agreement. The Madison County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees maintains complete control of Madison County Health Care System operations, while taking advantage of the cost savings, management expertise and educational offerings available to a larger, tertiary facility such as MercyOne.

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