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Jones Regional Medical Center Urgent Care - Anamosa

1795 Highway 64 East
Anamosa, IA 52205

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Ankeny)

1055 Southwest Oralabor Road
Ankeny, IA 50023

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Bett Plex)

5185 Competition Drive
Bettendorf, IA 52722

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Jordan Creek)

180 Jordan Creek Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA 50266

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Lindale)

153 Collins Road Northeast
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Marshalltown)

55 Central Iowa Drive
Marshalltown, IA 50158

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (North Crossing)

2134 Logan Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50703

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Peck's Landing)

1940 Blairs Ferry Rd.
Hiawatha, IA 52233

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Peoria)

8914 North Knoxville Avenue
Peoria, IL 61615

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Prairie Parkway)

5100 Prairie Parkway
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (San Marnan)

1655 East San Marnan Drive
Waterloo, IA 50702

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Washington)

209 North Cummings Lane
Washington, IL 61571

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Waukee)

950 E Hickman Rd
Waukee, IA 50263

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Waverly)

101 Cedar River Pkwy 101
Waverly, IA 50677

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express at Duck Creek

1417 Kimberly Road
Bettendorf, IA 52722

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UnityPoint Clinic Express - United Medical Park

1731 West Ridgeway Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701

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UnityPoint Clinic Express (Fort Dodge)

2728 2nd Avenue South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

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UnityPoint Clinic Express Care - Bettendorf

3415 53rd Avenue
Bettendorf, IA 52722

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UnityPoint Clinic Express Care - Moline

106 19th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265

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UnityPoint Clinic Express Care - North Port

3426 North Port Drive
Muscatine, IA 52761

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UnityPoint Clinic Express Care - SouthPark Pointe

3904 16th Street
Moline, IL 61265

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UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine | Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50266

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th Street Southwest
Altoona, IA 50009

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ankeny Medical Park

3625 North Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50023

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Marion

2992 7th Avenue
Marion, IA 52302

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA 50310

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 Southeast 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50320

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Sunnybrook

5885 Sunnybrook Drive
Sioux City, IA 51106

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Urbandale

5200 NW 100th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - West

2255 John F Kennedy Road
Dubuque, IA 52002

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Westside

2375 Edgewood Road Southwest
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

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Hospital Medicine and Hospitalists

What is Hospital Medicine?

Hospital medicine deals with the care of acutely ill patients who are hospitalized. The providers who care for them are called hospitalists. Hospital medicine includes acute patient care, research, teaching and education related to hospital-based care. This type of medicine is unique in that it is a specialty that is focused around a place of care (hospital) instead of an organ (cardiology) or disease (oncology).

Who is a Hospitalist?

A hospitalist is a provider who specializes in the caring for patients who are hospitalized, typically receiving acute care. Hospitalists are generally providers who are trained in internal medicine or family medicine. They have significant experience with inpatient care. Hospitalists have become more common over the past decade as a way to help provide more specialized and coordinated care for patients in hospitals.

What Does a Hospitalist Do?

Hospitalists focus their work on caring for patients in hospital facilities and are readily available to them in those locations. They have great experience and knowledge of the hospital facility and how to best provide and coordinate care for a patient during their stay. They also work closely with the patient's primary care provider while they are hospitalized.

When to See a Hospitalist

Your primary care provider may request that a hospitalist be in charge of your care during your hospital stay. Hospitalists are intimately familiar with the procedures and resources of the hospital and are more readily available to manage your care. Typically, the hospitalist will visit you every day to evaluate, review and direct your treatment while you are in the hospital facility. They work full-time at the hospital and are available to you and your family to answer questions about your care.

Additionally, hospitalists will work with your primary care provider about your medical history and care. They will consult with other doctors and specialists as needed to help with your treatment in the hospital. Upon discharge from the hospital, you will typically follow-up with your primary care provider and return to receiving your care directly from them.

Benefits of UnityPoint Clinic Hospitalists

Our hospitalists are committed to providing you with exceptional care while you are staying in a hospital facility. Hospitalists will work with your primary care provider, hospital care team and additional specialists as needed so your care is coordinated during your hospital stay and beyond.