(Ottumwa)— It appears Ottumwa Internal Medicine North and Ottumwa Family Practice and Specialties clinic are about to come under new ownership.
In today’s edition of the Ottumwa Courier, its reported the medical facilities will be owned by Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines a member of Mercy Health Network.
The medical offices located adjacent to Ottumwa Regional Health Center are owned by Unity Point Health
Formerly Iowa Health Systems. In February they told their Ottumwa doctors and staff the health company was ceasing operations in Ottumwa on June 30th. That gave the medical director Dr. Peter Reiter and his partners an incentive to start searching for alternatives.
Mercy Clinics Inc is an organization nationally known for its outstanding quality and for innovations in delivering primary care to patients.