UnityPoint Health - Des Moines
1200 Pleasant Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Experience & Care
The experience you can count on - in your time of need
For more than one hundred years, we have been committed to providing high-quality, compassionate medical care. The physicians, nurses and staff of Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Blank Children's Hospital, Methodist West Hospital, John Stoddard Cancer Center and our more than 50 physician clinics throughout central Iowa are dedicated to providing quality healthcare and health education.
Care that Exceeds Expectations
At UnityPoint Health - Des Moines we focus on the care our patients receive. With our focus on care, we have developed unique services that provide dedicated care to our patients:
At John Stoddard Cancer Center, we provide Care Coordinators who help patients through their entire healing process - providing education, encouragement, facilitating multidisciplinary care, supporting the patient throughout the entire healing process, and much more. John Stoddard Cancer Center is the only hospital to offer such a service to patients.
How Patients Respond
Patients appreciate the dedicated care they receive from their Care Coordinators. The Care Coordinators help relieve stress by facilitating care between physicians, nurses, dietitians, and counselors. Patients have expressed gratitude for providing a service that enables them to focus solely on their care.
Child Life Specialists
At Blank Children's Hospital, we provide a Child Life service for our young patients. Child Life Specialists help both the patient and their family understand medical options, talk through emotions while keeping the patient's life as normal as possible, ease nerves prior to procedures, and so much more.