3 Area UnityPoint Health Clinics Transition to Grand River Medical Group
According to a joint statement from the organizations, UnityPoint Health will be transitioning three primary care clinics to Grand River Medical Group, effective August 28th of this year.
“We look forward to working closely with Grand River during this very important transition. Improving the health of the people in the Tri-State Area is an honor and by working together with our community partners like Grand River, we can better serve the Tri-State region in the future.”
-Chad Wolbers, UnityPoint Heath – Dubuque President and CEO.
The impacted locations are the family medicine and women’s health clinic on Pennsylvania Avenue in Dubuque, and the family medicine and walk-in care clinics in Cascade and Peosta.
“UnityPoint Clinic patients will notice very little change or disruption in their care. Grand River is excited and looking forward to having the current providers and staff of UnityPoint Health join our team.”
-Justin Hafner, Grand River Medical Group Chief Executive Officer
Grand River Medical Group currently provides primary and specialty care to patients of all ages in Dubuque and the surrounding communities. The group currently operates six primary and specialty care clinic locations and three acute & urgent care clinics in Dubuque, as well as four dialysis units located Dubuque, Manchester, Iowa, and in Richland Center and Platteville, Wisconsin. Grand River Medical Group consists of 400 team members, including more than 65 physicians and advanced practicing professionals this includes nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
“We value our long-term relationships with our patients and the local medical community at large. We are very pleased with this new arrangement as it is an important step in pulling our medical community together to better serve the entire Tri-State Area.”
-Kevin Lynch, UnityPoint Health – Dubuque Board Chair
The eight providers and team members currently employed by UnityPoint Clinic will become employees of Grand River Medical Group when the transition is complete. Patients at the Peosta and Cascade clinics will continue to be seen at the existing facilities, while Pennsylvania Avenue patients will move to the nearby Grand River Medical Group West facility (seen below), which currently houses a family medicine clinic, as well as a laboratory and radiology location.