Mercy Medical Center–West Lakes receives Blue Distinction® designation
DES MOINES, Iowa — Wellmark® Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® has recognized Mercy Medical Center–West Lakes as one of the first health care facilities in the nation to receive a Blue Distinction® Center+ designation in the area of bariatric surgery by the Blue Distinction® Centers for Specialty Care program.
Nurse practitioner joins Mercy East Family Practice and Urgent Care
DES MOINES, Iowa – The physicians and staff of Mercy East Family Practice and Urgent Care are excited to welcome Tawnya Bauch, ARNP, to the practice. Bauch earned her master’s in nursing, family nurse practitioner degree, at Graceland University in Independence, Mo., in 2015. Prior to joining the clinic, Bauch worked as a nurse at Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines and at Des Moines Plastic Surgery.
New physician joins Mercy Central Pediatric Clinic
DES MOINES, Iowa – The physicians and staff of Mercy Central Pediatric Clinic recently welcomed Sunita Kumar, M.D., to the practice. Dr. Kumar earned her medical degree from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India, in 1993, and completed her pediatric residency program from Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Mo., in 2012.