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Welcome to Cedar Rapids

Whether you are new to the state of Iowa or just to the Cedar Rapids area, UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids is excited to have you as part of our active, engaged community!

As a nationally-recognized small city to live and work, Cedar Rapids is home to two dozen Fortune 500 companies and more than 300 manufacturers who help provide numerous job opportunities and help create a thriving economy. Cedar Rapids also offers residents a low cost of living and tons to do with excellent dining, recreation and entertainment options. With so much to offer, it is no surprise Cedar Rapids has consistently been named one of America's Best Places to Live!

Read the top 10 reasons we love Cedar Rapids.

Cedar Rapids Brag Roll

In addition to being named one of the best place to live in the nation, Cedar Rapids has been recognized with many other awards, including:

Top-Notch Health Care in Cedar Rapids

On top of all this recognition, Cedar Rapids was named one of the healthiest small cities in America, and residents spend 11.6 percent less than the national average on health care-related goods and services thanks to awesome preventative health, easy access and adoption of better living practices.

UnityPoint Health Cedar Rapids takes the lead in providing this care as the largest health care system in the Cedar Rapids area. We offer specialty clinics, Cedar Rapid's only Heart and Vascular Institute and are a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network to ensure residents have access to superior health care without having to travel out of the area.

Finding a Primary Care Doctor in Cedar Rapids

We understand who you turn to for health care is a choice. As a new resident of the Cedar Rapids area, you can feel confident that providing coordinated, physician-led care for you and your family is our number one priority. Our mission is to give the health care we'd like our loved ones to receive. Our mission runs deep - guiding everything we do.

Physician-Led Care

Connecting with a doctor matters to you. Traditionally, it could be easy to lose that important connection over the course of an illness or treatment. At UnityPoint Health Cedar Rapids, we emphasize the role of your physician, not just as a healer of individuals, but also as a professional team leader. As part of one of the nation's most integrated health systems, our team of professionals communicates with you to clearly and effectively address your health care in the most appropriate setting: whether that is a clinic, a hospital or at home.

Through relationships with more than 280 physician clinics, 32 hospitals in metropolitan and rural communities and home care services throughout its 9 regions, UnityPoint Health provides care throughout Iowa, western Illinois and southern Wisconsin. UnityPoint Health employs more than 30,000 employees, working toward innovative advancements to deliver the best outcome for every patient every time.

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