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Wound Clinic Patient Recovers in Time for Daughter's Wedding

Melissa Manfull got to ring the healing bell on June 17, and it was music to her ears for more than one reason. Flash back to mid-May, and Manfull was recovering after surgery in Ames to remove skin cancer from her stomach. The procedure left a significant wound that became...
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Ask the Expert: Considering COVID-19, is it safe to visit?

Welcome to our LiveWell "Ask the Expert" series with ER Medical Director and physician Lance VanGundy. This week, we asked Dr. VanGundy, "With COVID-19 still present in our community, is it safe to go to UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown for care?" Listen to Segment 1
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Watch our virtual groundbreaking!

Can you feel the excitement, Marshalltown? Yep, this is happening! You can watch the virtual groundbreaking for our South Campus consolidation and expansion project. Click below to view it, and visit our our project web page anytime photos, videos and updates.
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UnityPoint Health issues carbon monoxide warning

UnityPoint Health providers are issuing a warning about the risks of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning due to the use of generators. Since Monday, portable generators are being used to provide power following Monday’s derecho. Extremely high winds destroyed power lines and knocked out electricity to hundreds of thousands of homes...
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Longtime Student Volunteer Pursues Career in Health Care

Watching old episodes of the ER TV show sparked Aida Almanza’s interest in becoming a doctor someday. Volunteering at UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown only fueled that fire. When the COVID-19 pandemic forced volunteers to stay away from the hospital, it ended four years of service by Almanza. However, she’s headed...
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Wound Healing Center Recognized with National Award for Clinical Excellence

The UnityPoint Health® – Marshalltown Wound Healing Center has been recognized with a President’s Circle Award for clinical excellence by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Wound Healing Center in Marshalltown achieved outstanding clinical outcomes, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent and a wound...
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Dr. Flinkman Social Distances from His Family for 43 Days

Parenting is tough business. Now, consider what that would be like if you were socially distancing from your wife and kids. Through a pandemic. Such was life for Dr. Jake Flinkman, who works in the emergency department at UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown. When COVID-19 started to surge, he did what...
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UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown Eases Visitor Restrictions

UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown has eased its visitor policy to allow patients one visitor who is a significant other or caregiver. All visitors will be screened for illness upon entry, must wear a mask and must stay in the patient’s room for the duration of their visit. Exceptions to this...
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Patient Thankful for ED After Life-Saving Treatment

Phil DeRuiter doesn’t remember much after being rushed into the emergency room at UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown. Really, it's just a series of images and brief instances. A room full of providers and nurses. A lot of activity. Reassuring words. And pain – severe pain. "At one point, I recall...
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