Mission, Vision, & Values

Decatur County Hospital | 1405 NW Church, Leon, Iowa 50144 | Phone: (641)446-4871


Our Mission . . .

The mission of Decatur County Hospital is to provide high quality, compassionate, professional health care with a personal touch and respect for those we serve.

Our Vision . . .

The Vision of Decatur County Hospital is to be a viable health care facility working jointly with physicians and other health care professionals in improving the health status of the people of southern Iowa and northern Missouri and to be one of the safest, highest quality, lowest cost critical access hospitals in the region.

Our Values . . .

The values of Decatur County Hospital are based on:

Stewardship — through proper and efficient use of time, money, and other resources, we create a more efficient workplace.

Teamwork — through cooperation and flexibility, DCH works together to provide high quality services. We encourage teamwork by working together respectfully, communicating openly, and supporting the expression of differing opinions and perspectives.

Accountability — the organization and its employees/staff are willing to take on big challenges and see them through to completion, taking responsibility for our actions and working to provide the highest quality of services, adhering to rules and regulations.

Integrity — to operate the hospital in an honest, sound, caring, and responsible manner..

Respect — to be courteous and considerate to everyone we serve including each other and to make our patients our number one priority, regardless of their ability to pay. We believe in mutual regard for each other and for our patients.

Service Excellence — to exceed the expectations of all who walk through our doors through our commitment to quality and courtesy and individual commitment to the highest personal potential.