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).
  • The John Stoddard Cancer Center's programs are accredited by The American College of Surgeons.
  • The Food & Drug Administration inspects our pharmacy services and blood bank. The blood bank also receives an annual inspection from the American Association of Blood Banks.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Our residency programs are affiliated with the University of Iowa for Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics and Family Practice.
  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (Commission on Cancer)
  • 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