MercyOne Clinton Medical Center
MercyOne and Medical Associates of Clinton announce agreement to join forces
Agreement will provide greater collaboration and create an even higher level of care coordination to benefit patients and communities throughout the region
Clinton, Iowa, May 30, 2019 – MercyOne Clinton Medical Center announced today that an agreement has been reached with Medical Associates of Clinton (Medical Associates) for the independently owned medical group to join MercyOne this summer.
The two organizations, which have provided quality care to the Clinton area for decades, will now work together as an integrated system to expand services, improve access and create an even higher level of coordination of care to benefit patients and communities throughout the region.
“In an era of major change in the health care industry, we are pleased to have reached this important agreement between our organizations,” said Kay Takes, president of MercyOne Eastern Iowa Region. “Medical Associates of Clinton and MercyOne Clinton Medical Center have proudly served patients and families in our community for many years, and we are excited about the positive impact this new relationship will have in our efforts to provide excellent care and service well into the future.”
MercyOne Clinton will continue to offer the services provided by Medical Associates, including care at their Urgent Care & Occupational Medicine Clinic in Clinton, and clinics in Clinton and DeWitt, Iowa, and in Fulton and Morrison, Illinois.
“Medical Associates physicians and staff look forward to continuing to provide excellent health care to the patients we serve by joining MercyOne and combining our resources and talents to become stronger and better positioned for the future,” said Paul Manning, MD, chairman of the Management Committee for Medical Associates Physician Owners.
As the transition moves forward, additional information will be provided to patients. Updates will also be available at www.MercyOne.org/Clinton (http://www.MercyOne.org/Clinton) or by calling current care locations.
“We are eager to integrate and expand our team,” said Takes. “We are aligned in our legacy of serving patients and families, and in our commitment to making sure their health care needs are met without having to leave the community. Medical Associates is a great organization and we are excited to welcome their providers and staff into the MercyOne Clinton family.”
MercyOne is an integrated system of health care facilities and services located throughout the state of Iowa and surrounding communities. As a nonprofit, faith-based health system, MercyOne includes more than 18 owned or joint venture medical centers and hospitals, 25 managed hospitals and more than 420 ambulatory care locations.
About MercyOne Clinton Medical Center
MercyOne Clinton Medical Center is a Catholic, not-for-profit, full-service community health system serving counties in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. With approximately 50,000 patient admissions every year, MercyOne Clinton operates 249 licensed beds. In addition to a wide range of traditional hospital services, MercyOne Clinton provides a continuum of care with specialized services in wound care, radiation oncology, dialysis, imaging, sleep disorders, therapy services, and skilled care. MercyOne Clinton has a staff of more than 800 employees, making it one of the community’s largest employers.
About Medical Associates of Clinton
Founded in 1964, Medical Associates strives to be the most requested and reliable medical group in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. Medical Associates’ team of providers and staff are committed to delivering the highest levels of patient satisfaction, documented quality of care and proven value through the application of state-of-the-art technologies in an up-to-date, caring environment. For more information, please visit maclinton.com.
Julie A. Dunn
Executive Director, MercyOne Clinton Foundation and Marketing