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  • Thursday, January 29, 2015 3:28 PM
    UnityPoint Health - Des Moines recently announced its board appointments for 2015. Brad Brody, president of Strategic Growth Capital Inc. in West Des Moines and a member of the board for nine years, will serve as chairman. 

  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015 2:46 PM
    Outreach Inc., a Des Moines-based international relief organization, announced it has hired Dr. Deborah Ann Turner as its vice president of international programs. Turner, a gynecologist/oncologist at Mercy Cancer Center, has been involved with the nonprofit and its work in Tanzania as a volunteer for several years. 

  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015 11:10 AM
    Mercy Clinics announced Tuesday that it is converting its family medicine clinic in Urbandale to an internal medicine clinic and will move several family practice doctors from that clinic to its other clinics in Greater Des Moines, effective Feb. 2. 

  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015 3:38 PM
    The Healthiest State Initiative announced today that Hy-Vee Inc. has pledged to donate $300,000 over the next three years to support the not-for-profit organization, whose goal is to make Iowa the healthiest state in the nation. 

  • Monday, January 26, 2015 12:04 PM
    Des Moines-based senior living services company LCS announced today that home health care provider CareSouth has exercised its option to increase its ownership interest to 70 percent of the Health at Home joint venture partnership with LCS. 

  • Friday, January 23, 2015 4:29 PM
    The Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart plans to file a petition next week to liquidate CoOportunity Health. 

  • Friday, January 23, 2015 10:50 AM
    More than one-third of Iowa workers injured on the job said they had concerns they would be fired due to their injuries, according to a new study released this week by the Workers' Compensation Research Institute. 

  • Thursday, January 22, 2015 9:58 AM
    The U.S. Small Business Administration will describe the basics of the Affordable Care Act and how it affects small businesses at two sessions in Des Moines.  

  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 2:27 PM
    Health care costs and lack of money or low wages rank as the most important financial problems facing American families, each mentioned by 14 percent of U.S. adults in Gallup's annual poll. 

  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 2:26 PM
    The Midwest has one of the healthiest cities in the country, according to a new study. 

  • Monday, January 19, 2015 10:26 AM
    UnityPoint Health - Des Moines plans to establish a LifeFlight base in Fort Dodge to serve Trinity Regional Medical Center and north-central Iowa.  

  • Public Companies: NewLink Genetics
    Friday, January 16, 2015 6:00 AM

    NewLink Genetics Corp. has grabbed national headlines recently for its work on a possible vaccine to turn the tide of the West African Ebola epidemic. However, the Ames-based biopharmaceutical company’s core products and financial future remain firmly ensconced in several promising types of cancer vaccines. 


  • Tuesday, January 13, 2015 3:42 PM
    UnityPoint Health - Des Moines has hired Staci Fry as executive director of volunteer services.  

  • Friday, January 09, 2015 2:14 PM
    A number of Iowa communities will have more money to develop safer sidewalks, improve trail connections or even build a community garden, thanks to a competitive grant program of the Wellmark Foundation. 

  • Thursday, January 08, 2015 10:15 AM
    Lori Bishop, executive director of clinical transformation for UnityPoint at Home, was named to the board of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. 

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