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  • Tuesday, July 28, 2015 3:36 PM
    Central Iowans with limited prescription benefits or no health insurance can pay less for prescription medications through a free program now offered through United Way of Central Iowa. 

  • Monday, July 27, 2015 4:14 PM
    Sixty Iowa physicians collectively received $1.1 million in bonus payments from UnitedHealthcare as part of the health insurer's Medicare quality program, the company announced today. 

  • BY JOE GARDYASZ
    Thursday, July 23, 2015 10:46 AM
    A small group of central Iowa producers is bringing fresh produce to the parking lots of some Greater Des Moines employers in what organizers are informally calling a "corporate farmers market." 

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Wednesday, July 22, 2015 3:15 PM
    Two Greater Des Moines health systems again have garnered national recognition for their use of information technology to advance patient care. 

  • Wednesday, July 22, 2015 11:02 AM
    NewLink Genetics Corp. an Ames-based biopharmaceutical company, today announced that Dr. Thomas Monath has received the James H. Steele Gold-Headed Cane Award of the American Veterinary Epidemiology Society. 

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Tuesday, July 21, 2015 10:18 AM
    If you happen to be shopping for the best price for getting your arteries opened up, you can hardly beat Des Moines. 

  • Monday, July 20, 2015 10:42 AM
    Mercy Clinics has expanded its pediatric medical services by opening a new pediatric clinic in Waukee today. 

  • Monday, July 20, 2015 10:40 AM
    Sen. Joni Ernst has co-sponsored a bill that would increase access to telemedicine for Medicare patients. 

  • Thursday, July 16, 2015 4:14 PM
     

  • Thursday, July 16, 2015 2:41 PM
    Cardinal Health Inc., a publicly traded health care services company, today announced plans to acquire OutcomesMTM, a West Des Moines-based medication therapy management company. 

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Wednesday, July 15, 2015 3:42 PM
    The Principal Financial Well-Being Index has found American workers are optimistic about their physical and financial health and see a link between the two. 

  • Tuesday, July 14, 2015 3:32 PM
    Iowa ranks fifth in the nation for the overall well-being of residents who are 55 and older, according to a Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index report released today.  

  • A Closer Look: Janice Lane
    BY JOE GARDYASZ
    Friday, July 10, 2015 6:00 AM
    Janice Lane had overseen Children & Families of Iowa’s 18 programs for eight years as chief operating officer, so it was a natural transition when the agency’s board and foundation trustees selected her to succeed Gloria Gray as the next CEO on March 1. 

  • Health is built into the community – or not
    BY JOE GARDYASZ
    Friday, July 10, 2015 6:00 AM
    Public health leader calls for intentionality in planning 

  • BY DUANE TINKEY
    Thursday, July 09, 2015 3:38 PM
    Rick Kozin, director for Polk County Health Department gave this speech to the Tomorrow Plan board in April. The speech argues that all policy is health policy, be it transportation, employment, housing or others. And the impacts of policy decisions in other areas, will ultimately have an impact on our health. He believes our best bet to fight chronic diseases, is not by confronting them as medical issues alone. But instead thinking of ways public policy can have a positive impact on health issues such as obesity, diabetes and asthma. 


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