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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Mercy Medical Center to acquire Skiff Medical Center

DES MOINES, Iowa – After several months of exhaustive review, leaders of Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines and Skiff Medical Center in Newton are in agreement about the benefits of moving forward with a transition to Mercy ownership.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Local physician elected to Fellowship in the American College of Physicians

DES MOINES, Iowa – Mercy Clinics is pleased to announce Florita Henderson, M.D., FACP, has recently been elected to Fellowship in the American College of Physicians. 

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines Selected for American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program

DES MOINES, IOWA – April 8 — Mercy Medical Center –Des Moines is one of 35 hospitals in the country selected to participate in the American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program, the first program of its kind in...

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Parkinson’s disease support group: March meeting announcement

DES MOINES, Iowa – The first meeting in 2015 for the Parkinson’s disease support group will take place on Wednesday, March 4, from 1:30-3 p.m., at Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines. 

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Mercy removes flu visitation restrictions

DES MOINES, Iowa­— As cases of influenza and hospitalizations have continued to decrease throughout Iowa, Mercy is joining our colleagues at Des Moines area hospitals in ending patient visitor restrictions at all facilities. 

Friday, January 23, 2015
Mercy Clinics expand internal medicine services in Urbandale

DES MOINES, Iowa – Mercy Clinics is making changes to increase patient access to medical care within the Des Moines metro area. 

Monday, November 17, 2014
Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition from The Joint Commission

DES MOINES, Iowa­—Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Open house event scheduled at Mercy Briarwood Medical Clinic

DES MOINES, Iowa – The physicians and staff at Mercy Briarwood Medical Clinic are hosting a special open house event on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, from 4-6 p.m., with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m.

Friday, October 17, 2014
Mercy extends provider options in Carlisle

CARLISLE, Iowa – Beginning Nov. 3, family practice physicians, a pediatrician and a nurse practitioner from Mercy Indianola Family Practice and Urgent Care will begin...

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Mercy ranks 14th as a “Social Media Friendly” hospital

DES MOINES, Iowa­—Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines ranks among the nation’s best hospitals in the use of social media, according to a rating by NurseJournal.org.

Monday, October 6, 2014
New perinatologists join Mercy’s Perinatal Center of Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa­—Jona Conklin, M.D., and Jennifer Krupp, M.D., perinatologists, have joined Mercy’s Perinatal Center of Iowa. Prior to joining Mercy, Drs. Conklin and Krupp were...

Friday, September 26, 2014
Physician Assistant joins Mercy West Family Practice and Urgent Care

DES MOINES, Iowa – The physicians and staff at Mercy West Family Practice and Urgent Care are excited to welcome Patricia McDonald, RN, PA-C, to the clinic. McDonald earned her physician assistant certification from...

Friday, September 19, 2014
Mercy is chosen Des Moines’ Best Hospital by Business Record readers

DES MOINES, Iowa­—For the second consecutive year, readers of the Business Record have selected Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines as the city’s Best Hospital.

Thursday, September 18, 2014
New Affordable Care Act tools and payment models deliver $372 million in savings, improve care

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued quality and financial performance results showing that Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have improved patient care and...

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Iowa Heart Center Surgeons Implant Heart Pump Assist Device in Des Moines’ man with Advanced Congestive Heart Failure

Des Moines, IA – August 20— The heart of a 68-year-old Des Moines’ man with advanced congestive heart failure (CHF) is now beating easier, thanks to...

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