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5 Reasons to choose Urgent Care instead of an Emergency Room (ER)

Urgent Care

5 Reasons to choose Urgent Care instead of an Emergency Room (ER) Urgent care offers a more convenient and affordable way to get help. It’s where you go when you have a medical problem, NOT a medical emergency. Most importantly, you can get the care you need without the wait. At Exemplar Care Urgent Care, […]

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How to Treat Poison Ivy

Health Tips

Most of the time poison ivy can be safely treated at home, but there are some situations when you will need to seek urgent medical care. According to the American Skin Association, about 85% of people in the United States are allergic to poison ivy, and about 10-15% are extremely allergic, which means their reactions are […]

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Exemplar Care Urgent Care Offers x-rays

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When you present to the Urgent Care with an injury, you may need an x-ray.  You may think x-rays are only for broken bones, but did you know that they also play a key role in many other diagnostic purposes? Our onsite 24/7 x-ray and caring, professional radiology staff deliver quick, compassionate care to ensure […]

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Finding Supportive Care for Homeless Man: Doing Right by Patients

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Case management staff works tirelessly to find safe, supportive care for former homeless man. The case management team at Exemplar Care is focused on ensuring access to needed care is never a barrier for patients. Recently, the team went out of its way to ensure a homeless patient received the vital, specialized services he needed.  […]

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Patient Supported on Weight Loss Journey

Testimonial

West Des Moines woman finds a listening ear, motivating partner in Dr. Jon While grieving the loss of her father, Joy Munsterman decided she was ready to make some major life changes. At the heaviest she had ever been, the West Des Moines resident turned to Dr. Jon Van Der Veer at Exemplar Care to […]

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QuikTrip: ‘If Our Employees are Happy, We’re Happy’

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With 900+ stores in 15 states, delivering a healthcare benefit to employees can be a challenge for a company like QuikTrip. In Exemplar Care, the Tulsa, Oklahoma based company has found the perfect partner to offer the nearly 200 employees at its Des Moines metro stores easy access to high quality care. In its smaller […]

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Nutrition is a Building Block for Health

Health Tips

Nutrition is essential to your health. Food gives your body the building blocks it needs to grow throughout your lifetime, fend off seasonal sniffles and feel energized to take on each day. No one food or specific diet can prevent illness or health issues, but a thoughtful approach to eating is an important way to […]

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Women’s Health

Direct Primary Care

While many of the same health conditions affect both men and women, women have unique health care needs due to their reproductive organs. At Exemplar Care Direct Primary Care (DPC), the team provides care that addresses your specific health and wellness needs. What is women’s health? Women’s health is a special area of medicine that […]

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Urgent Care or ER?

Urgent Care

Knowing when to go to Urgent Care or the ER can be confusing. When accidents happen or sickness strikes, deciding where to go for help can be difficult. The most important thing is to get the right care, from the right place. Exemplar Care Urgent Care is open 24/7 and provides quick and convenient care. […]

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Why You Need a Primary Care Provider

Direct Primary Care

At Exemplar Care, we believe primary care is the backbone of the health care system. Most health care providers agree that early detection and preventative care are essential to keeping people healthy and lowering the overall cost of providing care. It’s Personal Your primary care provider (PCP) knows you, your medical history, family history and […]

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