Accreditations | UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th St. SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Ave., Ste. 2
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

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Urgent Care - Ankeny

3625 N. Ankeny Blvd.
Suite E
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

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Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
Suite 101
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Suite 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50310

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Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320

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Urgent Care - Urbandale

2901 86th Street
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

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Accreditations

  • Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital and Methodist West Hospital each received Chest Pain Center Accreditation by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.
  • UnityPoint Clinic | Weight Loss is accredited by the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery as a MBSAQIP Comprehensive Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. For this designation our program has demonstrated the ability and resources to provide high quality bariatric surgery with a dedicated multidisciplinary team providing lifelong follow up care for every type of bariatric procedure and complexity of patients. It requires reporting of long-term outcomes, constant quality improvement, and on-site inspection.
  • Iowa Methodist Medical Center is verified by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Committee on Trauma as a Level I Adult Trauma Center.
  • Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Blank Children's Hospital and Methodist West Hospital are accredited by DNV. 
  • Our laboratories are accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).
  • Since 2010, Iowa Methodist Medical Center has been accredited by DNV as a Primary Stroke Center. For this designation, our stroke program has demonstrated the ability and resources to provide high-quality stroke care. Iowa Methodist Medical Center is in compliance with consensus-based national standards and effectively utilizes clinical practice guidelines to manage and optimize care.
  • The Younker Rehabilitation Center is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
  • John Stoddard Cancer Center is an accredited cancer center through the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.
  • Eyerly Ball Community Mental Health Services is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
  • The Food & Drug Administration inspects our pharmacy services and blood bank. 
  • The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Level 3 Perinatal Center.
  • The Iowa Department of Public Health (Nuclear Regulatory Agency) inspects Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Oncology and Mammography.
  • Human Subjects Protections Program has been accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protections Programs (AAHRPP).
  • Medicare inspections are held for our skilled care beds (Transitional Care Unit), chemical dependency unit, rehab, pharmacy and behavioral health.
  • American College of Surgeons & American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) of American College of Surgeons.
  • UnityPoint Health - Des Moines sponsors six residency programs approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME): Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, Family Medicine, Psychiatry and Transitional Year. Furthermore, the Podiatry Residency Program is accredited by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education. Five of our residency programs are affiliated with the University of Iowa for Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Transitional Year and Family Practice. Our psychiatry residency program is affiliated with Broadlawns Medical Center.
  • The vascular labs are accredited through the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) Vascular Testing.  The Vascular Labs at IMMC, ILH and MWH are accredited for Carotid Duplex, Venous Duplex, Arterial Duplex and Visceral Duplex Exams.
  • UnityPoint Health – Des Moines Nurse Residency Program received Accreditation with Distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.