UnityPoint Health - Des Moines









So many topics, so little time! Occupational medicine is the union of healthcare, safety, HR, labor, insurance, and so many more entities. There's rarely a dull day in this industry.... 

Iowa Health System is Now UnityPoint Health

In April, the state's largest healthcare provider announced a corporate name change selected to reflect a new way of delivering patient care. Background and implications for your business follow.    READ MORE...

How Complacency Killed the Cat (& My Bumper)

Curiousity may be risky, but complacency is a danger in its own right. If you've ever arrived to work without realizing exactly what happened along the way, you might see my point.    READ MORE...

Let It Snow (slip), Let it Snow (trip), Let it Snow (fall)

Maybe we're a bit dark, but all winter the staff in our clinics gets a touch excited when the ice and snow hits. We know that means business will be booming. But it doesn't have to be. Prevention programs can effectively eliminate many of the risks for falls year round.     READ MORE...

Blood Pressure 101 

Companies are encouraging employees to visit with on-site medical staff for personal reasons beyond their annual wellness screning. The value of a regular blood pressure check alone is well worth it.     READ MORE...

How Much is Wellness Really Worth?

Soon, nearly all employers in America will be engaging employees in some sort of wellness program (and often, incentivizing participatation). But is it really worth all the time and money?     READ MORE...


Methodist Occupational Health & Wellness
Ankeny  |  Des Moines  |  West Des Moines
www.unitypoint.org/occupational-health