Offering Quality Personalized Healthcare Right Here @ Home

Offering Quality Personalized Healthcare Right Here @ Home

Welcome to VMH! Who We Are
Who We Are
Our Address

Veterans Memorial Hospital

40 1st Street SE

Waukon, IA  52172




Our Administrator

We appreciate you stopping by our website for a visit. Whether it is to learn about our services or to find out a little more about who we are, I want to thank you for taking the time.

We were honored to receive the 2010 Press Ganey Award for patient satisfaction in our emergency department. In order to receive this award, we had to rank in the top 5% of hospitals in the nation for customer satisfaction for three years in a row. It is an honor that we are proud to accept. With your feedback and support, we strive to learn better ways of caring for you. Thank you for choosing us for your health care needs. We are here to give you personalized care that is close to home.


 Mike Myers, CEO

Our Mission

Veterans Memorial Hospital enhances the lives of those we serve by providing an exceptional healthcare experience with compassion.


Our Vision

Veterans Memorial Hospital will be a premier health facility and a leader in fostering a healthy community through innovation, excellence, stewardship, and commitment to the people we serve throughout their lifetime.

Our Core Values

Patient Centered Focus

  • Demonstrates Respect for Patients and their families with care, concern, courtesy and compassion
  • Identifies, meets, and/or exceeds patient expectations
  • Provides care with the patient being central to all decisions
  • Continually Strives to be Better
  • Pursues Innovative Approaches to Improving Healthcare
  • Takes Initiative to Identify, Evaluate, and Solve Problems
  • Embraces Life-Long Learning to Enhance Skills and Knowledge
  • Uses and Incorporates Data, Standards of Care, and Best Practices into Work Processes and Decision Making
  • Maintains High Degree of Confidentiality and Ethics
  • Conducts Hospital Business with High Standards of Behavior
  • Complies with Regulatory Standards and Facility Policies/Procedures
  • Recognizes, Values, and Embraces Diversity
Social Responsibility
  • Actively Involved in Promoting a Healthy Community
  • Responsibly Uses Environmental, Financial, and Human Resources
  • Looks for Ways to do Things Better
  • Puts the Needs of the Patient and/or Community at the Center of all Decision Making
  • Demonstrates Respect for Staff and Partners with Concern, Care, Courtesy, and Compassion
  • Recognizes and Values each Person’s Talents and Contributions
  • Works Cooperatively to Solve Problems, Improve Care/Services, and Achieve Organizational Goals
Our Board of Trustees


From Left to Right: Top Row: Dennis Lyons, Kevin Hanson, Dave Stangland. Bottom Row: Revelyn Lonning, Patty Fosaaen.

Our History
Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon has been serving Allamakee County and the surrounding area communities for over 50 years. The recent completion of a major building and renovation project was made possible by the people we serve through their generosity.

The one thing that has always remained the same is the quality, personalized care delivered with integrity by all members of our health care team.

By offering the latest in health care technology, patients do not have to travel far to receive excellent, personalized care.

Click Here to download a brochure about the History of VMH



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