Mercy News

Jul 17 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa – The physicians and staff at Mercy East Pediatric Clinic are excited to welcome J. Michael Metts, D.O., to the clinic. Dr. Metts earned his medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences and completed his residency at the University of Missouri, Columbia, School of Medicine. Prior to joining the pediatric clinic, Dr. Metts worked as a staff physician in the pediatric emergency department at Mercy. 

Jul 17 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa – The need to provide convenient access to health care services to residents in the Des Moines metro area is continually growing. That’s why Mercy Clinics has expanded pediatric medical services to residents in Waukee and surrounding communities.

Jul 1 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa­—Following months of study and discussion on the benefits of combining  health care operations, Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines has completed the acquisition of Skiff Medical Center in Newton.

Jun 24 2015

Des Moines, IA – Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines and Iowa Heart Center is one of seven centers in the U.S. conducting a study to evaluate a novel device to help lower high blood pressure. An Iowa Heart Center cardiologist was the first in Iowa to implant the device on May 6 at Mercy. 

Jun 17 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa – Mercy Clinics is pleased to announce Peter Reiter, M.D., FACP, recently received the Iowa Chapter of American College of Physicians (ACP) 2015 Excellence Award. This prestigious award is given to a Fellow and longstanding member of the Iowa Chapter of the ACP who has made significant contributions to the advancement of the ACP and the medical profession. 

Jun 11 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa – The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recently announced 25 Mercy Clinics located in the Des Moines metro area received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships.  

May 31 2015

Des Moines, IA – May 31— Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines and Mercy West Lakes recently received accreditation for its cardiac catheterization lab and percutaneous coronary intervention from Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence™ (ACE), an organization dedicated to...

May 19 2015

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.

May 6 2015

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. 

Apr 8 2015

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...

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