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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...

Friday, August 15, 2014
New pediatric specialists join Mercy Children’s Hospital & Clinics

DES MOINES, Iowa­—Karen Francolla, M.D., pediatric gastroenterologist, has joined Mercy Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic. Prior to joining Mercy, Dr. Francolla practiced pediatric gastroenterology at...

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
New physician joins Mercy Gastroenterology Clinic

DES MOINES, Iowa – The physicians and staff at Mercy Gastroenterology Clinic recently welcomed Farhoud Khosravi, D.O., to the clinic... 

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Three providers join Mercy Westown Internal Medicine

DES MOINES, Iowa – Mercy Westown Internal Medicine is excited to welcome three new providers to the practice... 

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
New physician joins Mercy Sleep Center

DES MOINES, Iowa – Monica Hoffman, M.D., recently joined the team of physicians and staff at Mercy Sleep Center...

Saturday, July 26, 2014
Economic Impact: Another Way Metro Des Moines Medical Centers Make a Difference

Broadlawns Medical Center, Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines and Mercy Medical Center – West Lakes and the hospitals of UnityPoint Health – Des Moines are good examples of...

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Mercy repeats as a U.S. News & World Report Best Regional Hospital

DES MOINES, Iowa­— For the third consecutive year Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines is ranked as one of the nation’s Best Regional Hospitals for 2014-15 by U.S. News & World Report.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Mercy Health Network to benefit from $10.1 million CMS Health Care Innovation Award

DES MOINES, Iowa­—Mercy Health Network (MHN) Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) and their allied clinics will begin transitioning to value based care thanks to...

Monday, June 23, 2014
Mercy Briarwood Medical Clinic Opening July 1

DES MOINES, Iowa – Mercy Clinics has expanded services to residents in northern Ankeny and surrounding communities. The new clinic, Mercy Briarwood...


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