Welcome to Decatur County Hospital!

On behalf of the Decatur County Hospital’s (DCH) Board of Trustees, medical staff, volunteers, and employees, we welcome you to our website and hope you find it to be helpful and informative. DCH is a not-for-profit critical access hospital located in Leon, Iowa and is an affiliate of Mercy Health Network – Central Iowa, Des Moines.

As you explore our website, you will find a variety of information about our services, healthcare providers, and organizational news and events. If you are on social media, the hospital has a Facebook page where you can get more information about our services and receive timely notifications.

At DCH our desire is to treat you with the utmost care and compassion as an individual. We are committed to delivering healthcare that meets, and even exceeds, your expectations with a “hometown” touch. We aspire to provide the safest and highest quality healthcare by incorporating patient safety and quality into every aspect of our everyday processes.

As one of Decatur County’s largest employers, we are an organization that feels strongly about giving back to the community where we all live and work. We strive to be your first choice in healthcare for Decatur County and surrounding areas. Please feel free to contact us anytime with any specific questions or concerns you might have by using the “contact us” link on this site.

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Latest News

Decatur County Hospital to Host Dine with DCH Event on May 2

Decatur County Hospital will hold another “Dine with DCH” on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The event will feature a virtual tour of the hospital, a FREE meal, and an opportunity for residents to give feedback on hospital services. Starting at 5:30 pm, join employees in the Grand River Community Center to view… Read more »

PET/CT Technology at DCH Offers Improved Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

  Decatur County Hospital will offer patients a powerful diagnostic imaging system known as PET/CT. This hybrid technology that combines the strengths of two well-established imaging modalities in one imaging session to more accurately diagnose and locate cancers while increasing patient comfort. The service is scheduled to start on April 1, 2017, in conjunction with… Read more »

DCH Receives Prestigious Accreditation With ACHC

Decatur County Hospital recently received notification that its Sleep Lab has been accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC). ACHC is a not-for-profit organization that has stood as a symbol of quality and excellence since 1986. ACHC is ISO 9001:2008 certified and has CMS Deeming Authority for Home Health, Hospice and DMEPOS. Due… Read more »