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Broadlawns to Open Clinic on East University

Family Medicine and Urgent Care Broadlawns East University Clinic

Des Moines, IA (May 31, 2016) – Broadlawns Medical Center announced plans today for a new medical clinic that will be located at 2508 East University Avenue.  The Broadlawns East University Clinic is scheduled to open in November 2016.

“Extensive planning was undertaken to identify a location for establishing a new medical clinic to address the unmet healthcare needs of residents from the eastern corridor of Polk County,” said Jody Jenner, President and CEO of Broadlawns Medical Center. “We are very pleased to announce our plans to open a family medicine and urgent care clinic that will make healthcare more accessible to our existing patients and to the residents of East Des Moines and its surrounding neighborhoods.”

The new 10,000 square foot clinic is currently under construction and will be located at the intersection of East University and East 25th Street.  The Broadlawns East University Clinic will offer family medicine led by Jerrold Flatt, DO and urgent care led by a yet to be named physician and a rotation of specialists.  

About Broadlawns
Broadlawns Medical Center is a nonprofit healthcare organization that ensures our community is provided quality healthcare that is coordinated, compassionate and cost‐effective. The Broadlawns campus includes an acute care hospital, primary and specialty care clinics, urgent care and emergency services, lab, radiology, dentistry, inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, crisis team, and community-based behavioral support services.  Broadlawns accepts all forms of insurance and its approach to healthcare and quality outcomes earned a Level 3 rating from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the highest achievable status for a medical delivery model.

Broadlawns takes a leadership position in teaching the next generation of healthcare professionals through its residency and fellowship programs. In 1971, it became one of the first fully-accredited Family Medicine Residency programs in the Midwest and has curriculums designed to meet all requirements of the residency review committee of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Broadlawns offers fellowship training in podiatry and psychiatry for mid-level providers.  To learn more, please visit www.broadlawns.org.


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