About Us

Madison County Health Care System is committed to delivering equitable and inclusive healthcare services, ensuring an optimal patient experience and achieving better health outcomes for all. MCHCS consists of Madison County Memorial Hospital, The Earlham Medical Clinic, and the Health Trust Physicians Clinic in Winterset. Throughout the healthcare system, four physicians and nine advanced practice providers meet the healthcare needs of all area residents.

Our Rural Health Clinics provide:

  • Family Practice Medicine
  • Women’s Health
  • 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.

We strive to provide continuity of care – coordinating services across our healthcare system, linking you to specialists and resources, creating treatment plans, providing counseling, helping you understand your test results, and so much more.

Madison County Health Care System upholds its mission of “delivering compassionate healthcare with excellence,” focusing on equitable access to quality care for all residents of the area. We are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our healthcare services, insuring that every individual receives the care they deserve.

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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