Mason District Hospital, Havana, Illinois

December 2013
Organization: 
Mason District Hospital (MDH)

Mason District Hospital (MDH), located in Havana, Illinois, provides integrative care that meets the specific needs of each patient through the Integrated Health Advocacy Program (IHAP). IHAP is a multiple chronic disease management program that supports and educates participants and provides whole person care in an effort to improve the health and quality of their lives, while decreasing health care costs and unnecessary health care utilization. 

Positive Outcomes:

  • Recognized by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) as a Top 20 Critical Access Hospital (CAH) in Patient Satisfaction
  • Incorporated Six Sigma training into quality program to improve efficiency, strengthen working relationships and improve patient care
  • Implemented STEMI Alert and Prairie STAT Heart programs, with step-by-step guidelines for hospital to treat patients having a heart attack

Top Accomplishments:

Harry Wolin, CEO for Mason District Hospital, believes in building strong, lasting partnerships with other organizations and leads the staff in developing relationships that will benefit the community. With appreciation of being recognized, he stated, “We don’t do everything in the medical world at this hospital, but what we do offer, we do better than most, especially in administering high quality contemporary medicine. Our patients’ perception of care is of vital importance to us, and we hold everyone here accountable.”

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,100,000 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.