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The Iowa Department of Public Health works efficiently to improve the health and living standards of the community by implementing many health regulation services and policies. Various divisions and sub-divisions work concurrently with the department to optimize the health of the community. The department works in collaboration with local public health, health care providers, policymakers, and many others to successfully protect the health of the community.IDPH

Iowa Department of Public Health
321 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, Iowa, 50319-0075
phone: (515) 281-7689 or toll-free at 1-866-227-9878
Website: http://www.idph.state.ia.us/Default.aspx

Hospitals in Iowa


Hospitals in Iowa are well equipped with technologically advanced facilities, efficiently staffed and provide 24-hour inpatient care, including medical, nursing, surgical, anesthesia, laboratory, radiology, pharmacy services, child care, maternity care, mental well being, and many more services. Almost all the hospitals in Minnesota make an effort to follow environmentally preferable practices.

According to U.S News and World Reports, given below are some of the best ranked hospitals in Iowa.

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1009
(319) 356–1616
www.uihealthcare.com

Genesis Medical Center
1227 East Rusholme Street
Davenport, IA 52803-2498
(563) 421–1000
www.genesishealth.com

UnityPoint Health-St. Luke's Hospital
1026 'A' Avenue NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-3026
(319) 369–7211
www.crstlukes.org

Iowa Methodist Medical Center
1200 Pleasant Street
Des Moines, IA 50309-1406
(515) 241–6212
www.unitypoint.org

Alegent Creighton Mercy Hospital
800 Mercy Drive
Council Bluffs, IA 51503-3128
(712) 328–5000
www.alegent.com/mercy

Mercy Medical Center Des Moines
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314-2611
(515) 247–3121
www.mercydesmoines.org

Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City
801 Fifth Street
Sioux City, IA 51101-1326
(712) 279–2010
www.mercysiouxcity.com

Iowa Lutheran Hospital
700 East University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50316-2392
(515) 263–5612
www.unitypoint.org

Mary Greeley Medical Center
1111 Duff Avenue
Ames, IA 50010-5745
(515) 239–2011
www.mgmc.org

Mercy Medical Center
701 Tenth Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403-1292
(319) 398–6011
www.mercycare.org

Adair County Memorial Hospital
609 SE Kent Street
Greenfield, IA 50849-9454
(641) 743–2123
www.adaircountyhealthsystem.org

Alegent Creighton Health Community Memorial Hospital
631 North Eighth Street
Missouri Valley, IA 51555-1102
(712) 642–2784
www.alegentcreighton.com/community-memorial

Alegent Creighton Health Mercy Hospital
603 Rosary Drive
Corning, IA 50841-1683
(641) 322–3121
www.alegent.com

Audubon County Memorial Hospital
515 Pacific Street
Audubon, IA 50025-1056
(712) 563–2611
www.acmhhosp.org

Avera Holy Family Hospital
826 North Eighth Street
Estherville, IA 51334-1598
(712) 362–2631
www.avera-holyfamily.org

Baum Harmon Mercy Hospital
255 North Welch Avenue
Primghar, IA 51245-7765
(712) 957–2300
www.baumharmon.org

The top 5 hospitals in Iowa according to U.S News and World Report are-

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics


Health careUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is a renowned hospital in Iowa. According to U.S News and World Report, the hospital has been ranked 1st in Iowa and highly recognised in eatern Iowa. It has been nationally ranked in Cancer, Urology, Orthopedics, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Ophthalmology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Nephrology and Gynecology. The hospital is well recognized and honored in many deprtamnets such as Diabetes & Endocrinology, Pulmonology, Geriatrics and Gastroenterology & GI Surgery. It is also nationally ranked in many paediatric departments.

Contact Details:
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1009
Phone: (319) 356–1616
Website: www.uihealthcare.com

Genesis Medical Center


Genesis Medical Center is ranked 2nd in Iowa. The hospital is designated as high performing in Diabetes & Endocrinology, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Orthopedics, Nephrology, Geriatrics and Neurology & Neurosurgery.

Contact Details:
Genesis Medical Center
1227 East Rusholme Street
Davenport, IA 52803-2498
Phone: (563) 421–1000
Website: www.genesishealth.com


UnityPoint Health-St. Luke's Hospital


UnityPoint Health-St. Luke's Hospital is a surgical and general medical hospital that has been ranked 3rd in iowa. The hospital is recognised as high performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Urology, Geriatrics, Pulmonology and Orthopedics. Healthaid

Contact Details:
UnityPoint Health-St. Luke's Hospital
1026 'A' Avenue NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-3026
Phone: (319) 369–7211
Website: www.crstlukes.org

Iowa Methodist Medical Center


Iowa Methodist Medical Center has been ranked 4th in Iowa and well recognized in Central Iowa and Des Moines, IA metro area. The hospital is designated as high performing in departments such as Cancer, Urology, Gynecology and Nephrology.

Contact Details:
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
1200 Pleasant Street
Des Moines, IA 50309-1406
Phone: (515) 241–6212
Website: www.unitypoint.org

Alegent Creighton Mercy Hospital


Alegent Creighton Mercy Hospital has been ranked 5th in Iowa and well recognized in western Iowa and Omaha, NE metro area. The hospital has been designated as high performing in Gynecology and Orthopedics departments.

Contact Details:
Alegent Creighton Mercy Hospital
800 Mercy Drive
Council Bluffs, IA 51503-3128

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Phone: (712) 328–5000
Website: www.alegent.com/mercy

Blood Banks and Organ Donors in Iowa


Several organizations in Iowa are dedicated to provide organ, blood and tissue to those in need. The organizations are committed and striving to meet the transplant needs of the people of Iowa.

Bio Life Plasma Service
1618 Golden Aspen Dr
Ames, Iowa, 50010-8005
(515)233-2556

The Blood Center Of Iowa (Ames)
1111 Duff Ave - Mary Greely Medical Center
Ames, Iowa, 50010
515-239-6939

Burlington, Ia Donor Center
3407 Agency Street
Burlington, Iowa, 52601
(319) 754-4611

Mississippi Valley Regional
1000 N Roosevelt Ave # 11
Burlington, Iowa, 52601-1988
(319)754-4611

Bio Life Plasma Service
5945 Council St Ne
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52402-5858
(319)378-9612

Mississippi Valley Regional
3235 Williams Parkway Southwest, # 2
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52404
(319) 362-0089

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (Mercy Blood Bank)
701 10th St Se Rm G2-05
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52401
800-747-5401

St Lukes Blood Bank
1026 A Ave Ne
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52402-5036
(319)369-7315

Biolife Plasma Services
2490 Corridor Way
Coralville, Iowa, 52241
(319) 351-7939

Csl Behring
520 Brady St
Davenport, Iowa, 52801-1404
(563)323-1106

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (West Davenport)
5500 Lakeview Parkway
Davenport, Iowa, 52807
(800)-747-5401

Ms Valley Regional Blood Center
5500 Lakeview Pkwy
Davenport, Iowa, 52807-3481
(563)359-5401

Biomat Usa, Inc.
1223 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa, 50314
515-244-0771

Blood Center Of Iowa
1044 E 7th St
Des Moines, Iowa, 50316
(515)288-3770

Blood Center Of Iowa
4040 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, Iowa, 50266-1010
(515)288-3319
Lifeserve Blood Center
431 E Locust St
Des Moines, Iowa, 50309
(515)288-3319

American Red Cross Dubuque Blood Donation Center
2400 Asbury Rd
Dubuque, Iowa, 52001
(563)583-6451

Biolife Plasma Services
1220 Associates Drive
Dubuque, Iowa, 52002
(563) 583-3637

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood
4867 Asbury Rd
Dubuque, Iowa, 52002-0490
(563)585-2144

The Blood Center Of Iowa (Fort Dodge)
2419 5th Ave S, Ste A
Fort Dodge, Iowa, 50501
515-576-3393

Blood Center Of Iowa
214 S 13th St
Fort Dodge, Iowa, 50501-4828
(515)576-3393

Mercy Iowa City
500 E Market St
Iowa City, Iowa, 52245-2633
(319)339-0300

Mississippi Valley Regional
32 Sturgis Corner Dr
Iowa City, Iowa, 52246-5617
(319)358-7750

University Of Iowa Health Care
200 Hawkins Dr # 2045-1
Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1009
(319)356-7546

Lifeserve Blood Center
Nicholas Center, 2501 S. Center St. Suite M
Marshalltown, Iowa, 50158-4548
(641)844-0144

Blood Center Of Iowa
2601 4th St # 1
Mason City, Iowa, 50401
(641)494-2343

Blood Center Of Iowa
Address
Mason City, Iowa, 50401
(641)424-4190

Mount Vernon Bank And Trust Company
206 1st St W
Mount Vernon, Iowa, 52314-1603
(319)895-8835

Ibr Plasma Center
2417 Pierce Street
Sioux City, Iowa, 51104

American Red Cross Waterloo Blood Donation Center
2530 University Ave
Waterloo, Iowa, 50701
(319)234-6831


Donate Life Iowa


Donate Life Iowa is the state-authorized non-profit organization that is committed to provide and manage the organ, eye and tissue donations to the people in need and help save as many lives as possible. The Donate Life Iowa is affiliated with Donate Life America and has been diligently functioning in collaboration with many volunteers to help provide organ, eye and tissue donation to meet all transplant needs. The organization promotes the community to participate and support the cause and educates the people on how donation works, organ transplant waiting list, what is brain death, what organs and tissues can be donated and create awareness of the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation that saves lives.

Learn more: Donate Life Iowa

Iowa Donor Network


Iowa Donor Network (IDN) is a not-for profit agency. The United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has certified the network to help provide organ, tissue and eye to fulfill the transplant needs of all Iowans. IDN also work in collaboration with the Iowa Lions Eye Bank to successfully serve the need of the people.

Iowa Donor Registry

Learn more: Iowa Donor Network

Contact Details:save life

Main Office
550 Madison Ave.
North Liberty, IA 52317
Phone (319) 665-3787
Fax (319) 665-3788

Regional Office
320 Adventureland Dr
Altoona, IA 50009
Phone (515) 727-7897
Fax (515) 727-7911

Regional Office
801 5th Street, Room 5182
Sioux City, IA 51101

Health Insurance in Iowa


The Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) overviews the entire health care plans and policies of the residents of Iowa to support and assist the Iowans in their medical and health care needs. The Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME) is a division of DHS that works with the state’s qualified and certified professional health care to ensure quality health insurance and coverage for all Iowans. IME assists and supports the residents of the state to choose an effective health care plans and policies. The division offers comprehensive explanations about the programs and benefits so as to provide better understanding to select the best plan for you and your family among the many plans available.

Provider Services Contact InformationInsurance
800-338-7909 Toll Free
515-256-4609 (Des Moines area)
515-725-1155 (Fax)

Provider Services
P.O. Box 36450
Des Moines, IA IA 50315

Iowa Medicaid Program

Medical Assistance is a publicly funded health care program implemented for very low-income individuals, children who need financial support, parents with children, seniors, people with disabilities and pregnant women. Medical Assistance is paid by federal and state dollars. Certain criteria of income and other requirements are to be fulfilled, in order to be eligible to claim Medicaid. Medicaid is one of the largest health care providers in Iowa. The Iowa Medicaid Program is administered by the Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME).

Any information related to health care coverage options and how to apply for Medicaid, please contact the Department of Human Services Contact Center toll-free at 1-855-889-7985, Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Learn more: Iowa Medicaid Program

Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME)medicare
Mailing Address:
100 Army Post Road
Des Moines, IA 50315

Operating Hours: Monday - Friday - 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Iowa Medicaid Provider Services information: 1-800-338-7909 (Toll Free)

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hawk-I program: Healthcare Coverage for Kids

Contact at 1-800-257-8563
TDD: 1-515-457-8051 or 1-888-422-2319

Bureau of Emergency and Trauma Services: An agency that provides out-of-hospital emergency medical care.

Iowa Health Insurance Network: Toll-Free: 1-877-647-1873

Iowa Nursing Homes and Assisted Living


Iowa is committed to serve the seniors and people in need with superior quality and efficiently staffed nursing homes. Numerous nursing homes in Iowa are rated by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and their overall services in nurse staffing, quality of medical care and cost effective. Almost all the nursing homes provide for medicare and medicaid services.

The Iowa Health Care Association (IHCA) and the Iowa Center for Assisted Living (ICAL) are non-profit trade associations that provide post acute care and long term services to the state’s elderly and medicaaly unfit residents who are supported by assisted living communities, nursing facilities, home health and hospice agencies, residential care facilities, community-based services and senior housing. IHCA and ICAL are affiliated with the American Health Care Association (AHCA), National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL).

Contact Details:
Iowa Health Care Association
Iowa Center for Assisted Living
1775 90th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50266-7726

Phone: 515.978.2204 or 800.422.3106
Fax: 515.978.2209
E-mail: ihca@iowahealthcare.org
E-mail: ical@iowahealthcare.org
Website: http://www.iowahealthcare.org/default.aspx

Iowa Vital Records and Health Statistics


The Bureau of Health Statistics oversees and manages the collection, and distribution of public health and vital statistics data. The department works concurrently with other state and local agencies to provide technical assistance to users to procure the vital records, sort and solve problems and upgrade to meet the emerging health trends.

vital records


Under the state/federal law, vital records are confidential records maintained by the bureau of health statistics. The bureau furnishes the certificates to the person named on the certificate, mother, father, son, daughter, sister, brother or legal representative of the person. Certain legal fees are levied to obtain the certificate or additional copies, to search the certificate and also to expedite the process.

Get complete information of Vital Records

Contact Details:
Rebecca Curtiss, Bureau Chief
Lucas State Office Bldg.
321 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
1-800-728-3367

For further information on Birth, Death, or Marriage Certificates, please contact at (515) 281-4944.

Health Statistics

Leading causes of death in Iowa in 2013- [1]

  • Heart Disease - 223.8
  • Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke) - 45.0
  • Atherosclerosis - 3.6
  • Unintentional Injuries - 44.9
  • Homicides - 2.0
  • Suicides - 14.4
  • Teenage Suicides (Ages 10-19) - 0.8

Also read:

Vital Statistics of Iowa, 2013

Chronic Diseases



References:


  1. Leading Causes of Death in Iowa, 2013

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