Greene County Medical Center partners with UnityPoint Health - Des Moines through both a formal management agreement and a Critical Access Hospital network agreement.
This relationship enables the medical center to retain its governance structure while taking advantage of greater system-wide resources, clinical platforms, best practices and many other advantages which will benefit the people in the communities we serve. Greene County Medical Center remains locally governed by a board of trustees while key administration positions are employed by UnityPoint Health - Des Moines to oversee the day-to-day operations of the medical center and its employees.
In addition, this relationship affords Greene County Medical Center the management expertise and educational offerings of a larger organization that would not otherwise be readily available to a county hospital. The management agreement and Critical Access Hospital network agreement with UnityPoint Health - Des Moines makes the medical center a vital member of Iowa's largest healthcare provider network.