• Having a Baby at MHP was all about Family for the Bellingers
    Having a Baby at MHP was all about Family for the Bellingers

    Bryon and Christy Bellinger are the proud parents of 11-year-old Terryk, and recently welcomed George Ivan, born July 6, 2016. They wouldn’t have dreamed o…

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  • Dean Strawn Credits MHP Physical Therapy for Getting Him Back on His Feet
    Dean Strawn Credits MHP Physical Therapy for Getting Him Back on His Feet

    D is for Determination! Without it, Dean Strawn and his wife, Jane, along with his Physical Therapists at MHP, say he wouldn’t be walking, talking and m…

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  • After Hysterectomy, Tami O'Day Back to Work in 11 Days
    After Hysterectomy, Tami O'Day Back to Work in 11 Days

    With a household of eight to care for and a fulltime job, the last thing Tami O’Day of Oskaloosa was making time for was herself. Tami thought her m…

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  • Larry Spoelstra Gets to the Bottom of Health Concerns with Collaborative Care at MHP
    Larry Spoelstra Gets to the Bottom of Health Concerns with Collaborative Care at MHP

    When it comes to healthcare, being able to continue working without interruption is a common concern for many, Larry Spoelstra is no different. “I’ve liv…

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  • Janean Wedeking’s Family Gets a Little Bigger with MHP
    Janean Wedeking’s Family Gets a Little Bigger with MHP

    Janean and Derek Wedeking know the value of family, both personally and professionally. Janean is a fourth year medical student who has been on rotations…

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Provider Focus

FowlerHeadshotJeffrey Fowler, DO

Dr. Jeffrey Fowler is an OB/GYN at MHP who specializes in the obstetrical and gynecological care for women through every stage of life.

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22 September 2016
You’ve heard of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, but what about prediabetes? When your blood sugar levels are high but not quite high enough to qualify as type 2 diabetes, you may be diagnosed with prediabetes. So what in the world does that mean? Well, according to MHP Registered Dietitian Lea Rice, it’s not a sentence for type 2 diabetes! In fact, this diagnosis is a great opportunity to look at your health and make adjustments before developing dia...
15 September 2016
Did you know that nearly 75% of all colon cancers can be prevented with healthy lifestyle choices? MHP General Surgeon Paul Riggs, MD, FACS, does know, which is why he is such an advocate for healthy colon habits! Screenings are an important tool in monitoring the health of your colon but there is a lot you can do between screenings to help this important organ do its best work! Your colon is responsible for helping you digest food and get valuab...

Benefits of Working at MHP

Health and Dental Insurance – Full-time employees are eligible for health and dental insurance with MHP contributing to part of the cost.  Part-time employees (working 25 hours or more per pay period) will pay the entire premium.
Insurance is available to eligible employees the 1st of the month following their hire date.

Flexible Spending Account – This allows full and part time employees (working 25 or more hours per week) to set money aside for qualified non-reimbursable medical or dependent care expenses through pre-tax salary reduction in separate accounts.

Iowa Public Employees Retirement System - (IPERS) is a retirement savings plan only available to city, county and state employees. Contributions, for full and part-time employees, begin by the employee and MHP the first day of employment and result in financial security in the employee’s retirement years.

Paid Time Off – (PTO) provides employees with a bank of hours to use for time off work due to illness, holidays, vacations, etc. All full-time and part-time employees earn PTO with an increasing accrual rate based on years of service. Additional time off with pay is granted to full and part-time employees who are in need of bereavement leave or assigned to jury duty.

Tuition Assistance – Full and part-time employee are eligible for up to $1,000 per fiscal year to contribute to the cost of obtaining an advanced degree or special training in their field after six months of employment. In addition, 16 hours of CEUs are provided to all full-time, licensed staff and 12 hours to part-time licensed staff.

Employee Assistance Program – Employees and dependents residing in their home have access to free, confidential, professional services to help deal with personal life problems.

Life Insurance – Full-time employees receive $10,000 Life and $10,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage with no premium cost to the employee.  Full time employees can purchase additional individual, spousal, and dependant life insurance at group rates.

Short and Long Term Disability – Available at no cost to the full-time employee.

Wellness Program – Employees enjoy the free wellness room, located on our campus, which includes cardio as well as free weight equipment.  In addition, MHP offers a voluntary wellness commitment program that offers an incentive in reduced insurance costs.

Meal Discount – Employees receive a discount on most items in the MHP Café with the ability to deduct your purchases directly from your payroll check.

Celebrations – MHP recognizes and celebrates various company achievements, national departmental health care weeks, employee retirements, etc.