EMC Continues to Excel as a Patient Centered Medical Home

Earlham Medical Clinic is pleased to announce its sustained recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This prestigious designation reflects the clinic’s ongoing commitment to providing high-quality, patient-centered care to our community. The NCQA’s Patient Centered Medical Home recognition is a mark of excellence in healthcare delivery, … Read more

MCHCS Recognized as a 5-Star Hospital by NRRS

Winterset, Iowa – Madison County Health Care System (MCHCS) is proud to announce that it has been awarded a prestigious five-star rating by the National Rural Rating System (NRRS), a program recognizing excellence in rural healthcare. This esteemed designation is a testament to MCHCS’ dedication to delivering high-quality care and exceptional patient experiences. The NRRS … Read more

Fight the Flu: Your Shot at a Healthy Tomorrow!

In the healthcare landscape, the best defense is prevention. As seasons shift, consider the key shield against seasonal influenza: the flu shot. Uncover the crucial reasons for getting vaccinated, which not only benefit your health, but also contribute to the well-being of those around you. Protect Yourself and Others The flu, or influenza, is a … Read more

HCSEC Summit Award Pinnacle Achievers & Nominees

Hundreds of nominations for the Pinnacle Achievers award are submitted by healthcare employees all across the United States and Canada, and those selected will be recognized at the 23rd Annual HealthCare Service Excellence Conference in Orlando, FL in November. In addition, they are eligible to win the prestigious Summit Award, the event’s highest honor, which … Read more

MCHCS Earns Coveted 2023 Top Workplace Award for Third Consecutive Year

Madison County Health Care System (MCHCS) is proud to announce that it has once again been honored as a 2023 Top Workplace by the prestigious Des Moines Register, marking the third consecutive year the organization has received this esteemed recognition. This accolade underscores Madison County Health Care System’s unwavering commitment to fostering a positive and … Read more

Conversations With Your Provider

Maintaining Your Health, Strength & Independence Annual Wellness Visits Why does your healthcare provider recommend scheduling an Annual Wellness visit? Staying healthier longerPrevention is the best medicine. Your annual wellness visit emphasizes preventing common health problems through early detection and proactive measures for a healthier future. Personalizing your careYou’re unique with your own family history … Read more

Be The Match Event

Swab a Cheek, Save a Life Madison County Health Care System is organizing a Be the Match event for anyone interested in becoming a blood stem cell / bone marrow donor. Don’t miss out on our upcoming event on Thursday, April 27th and Saturday, 29th.  By registering become a donor, you have the potential to … Read more

Community Health Needs Assessment

Madison County Health Care System and Madison County Public Health are conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) to identify and analyze community health needs. The process provides a way for community partners to prioritize health needs and to plan and act upon unmet community health needs. Information is gathered through several methods, including online … Read more

Be Proactive During National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

“I am really looking forward to my colonoscopy,” said no one ever. Let’s face it; a colonoscopy ranks right up there with a root canal for least favorite necessary evil. The good news is that some of the prep has improved in the last few years, and there are new less invasive screenings available. If caught … Read more

More than Just A Check Up

If you’re overdue for an annual checkup, you’re missing out on care that can help you identify disease risks and prevent illness. Consider your provider as a central point of contact for everything related to your health. From routine screenings to talking about healthy choices, here’s how your primary care provider can help.  Staying ahead … Read more

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