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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Ankeny)

1055 Southwest Oralabor Road
Ankeny, IA 50023

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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 (Waukee)

950 E Hickman Rd
Waukee, IA 50263

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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 - 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 - Urbandale

5200 NW 100th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322

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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

Awards and Recognition

UnityPoint Health - Des Moines continually receives awards for outstanding patient care and for the role we play in our communities.

Beacon Award - The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), recently conferred a gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence on the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) at UnityPoint Health® -  Iowa Lutheran Hospital. 

Best Company to Work For - UnityPoint Health – Des Moines was named the Best Hospital/Healthcare System and Best Company to Work For by the readers of the Des Moines Business Record.

100 Great Nurses - Twelve UnityPoint Health – Des Moines nurses were named to the Iowa 100 Great Nurses list in 2017

National CareerSTAT Award - UnityPoint Health – Des Moines was one of only 10 organizations nationally honored by CareerSTAT as a "Frontline Healthcare Worker Champion

Beacon Award - Iowa Methodist Medical Center and Iowa Lutheran Hospital both received Beacon Awards for Critical Care Excellence

Most Wired Health System - UnityPoint Health was recognized as one of the nation's "Most Wired Health Systems" by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. 

Bariatric Surgery Blue Distinction® - Wellmark® Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® has recognized Iowa Methodist Medical Center as one of the first health care facilities in the nation, and one of only three hospitals in Iowa, to receive a Blue Distinction® Center+ designation in the area of bariatric surgery by the Blue Distinction® Centers for Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction® Centers are nationally-designated health care facilities shown to deliver quality specialty care based on objective measures, which were developed with input from the medical community, for patient safety and better health outcomes. car

Top Rating for UnityPoint at Home - All UnityPoint at Home locations received 4 or 4.5 stars out of 5 rating by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 

UnityPoint Health – Des Moines Receive Patriot Award - UnityPoint Health – Des Moines and the Iowa Lutheran Hospital Emergency Department were honored by the Iowa Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, an office of the Department of Defense, with a Patriot Award. The award is in recognition of extraordinary support of its employees serving in the Guard and Reserve. 

Greenhealth Partner for Change Award - UnityPoint Health – Des Moines was awarded the 2015 "Greenhealth Partner for Change" Award by Practice Greenhealth.