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 in Family Practice Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Pediatrics. We also offer in-house Comprehensive Orthopaedic Care, General Surgery and Rehabilitation Therapy and Chronic Disease Management.

We are served by almost twenty additional visiting specialists representing the fields of: audiology, cardiology, dermatology, ears, nose and throat, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, oncology, pain management, podiatry and urology.

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.

Our ER, Clinics and Walk-In Clinic are open to patients. Walk-In Clinic, please call first.For More Information CLICK HERE