Clarke County Hospital & UnityPoint Clinic Welcome New Chief Medical Officer and New Providers to Clarke County

Clarke County Hospital & UnityPoint Clinic Welcome New Chief Medical Officer and New Providers to Clarke County

(OSCEOLA, IA) – Clarke County Hospital and UnityPoint Clinic® Family Medicine – Clarke County are excited to announce the arrival of a new Chief Medical Officer and new UnityPoint Clinic providers arriving in late June and early July.


Clarke County Hospital is proud to welcome Jenny Butler, M.D. as their new Chief Medical Officer on Monday, June 27. Butler is a medical graduate from the University of Iowa and completed her undergraduate degree at Iowa State University. She completed her residency at Iowa Lutheran Hospital and is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Butler specializes in family medicine, occupational medicine, and is certified to perform Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals. Butler comes to the clinic from Unity Point Health – St. Luke’s Cedar Rapids, Jones Regional Medical Center where she practiced from 2008-2016 acting as the Urgent Care, Inpatient, and Occupational Medicine and Employee Health Medical Director. She was honored as the Jones County Iowa Top 20 Leaders under 40 in 2015 in addition to receiving St. Luke’s Hospital Quality Award. Butler sits on the Anamosa Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, is an active Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentor, and a local volunteer for Ambulance Services as Medical Director.


Along with her CMO responsibilities, UnityPoint Clinic is also delighted to announce that Butler will be a new provider in the clinic seeing patients twice a week. Butler will serve a key role in further developing the relation between Clarke County Hospital and UnityPoint Clinic enhancing patient care and outcomes.


UnityPoint Clinic also proudly welcomes Amy Lortz, P.A. – C. to their team on July 11. Lortz completed her medical education at Des Moines University and completed her undergraduate degree at Iowa State University. Lortz is board certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants. She specializes in family medicine, acute care and women’s health. Lortz will be a welcome addition to the UnityPoint Clinic family and will help the clinic with coordinating care and same-day access for patients. Lortz recognizes that continuity of care is key to patients’ long-term health and improving the health of the community.


Public parking and main access to the UnityPoint Clinic is now located on the southeast side of the hospital through a new centralized main entrance. To schedule an appointment with UnityPoint Clinic, please call 641.342.2128.


Clarke County Hospital and UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine - Clarke County welcome you to the open house of our new hospital expansion and clinic relocation. Come experience the transformation and fresh look of the community’s new facility and clinics at an Open House Event on Sunday, June 26 from 12 – 4 PM!


About Clarke County Hospital

Clarke County Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital located in Osceola, Iowa that delivers patient-centered, quality outcomes for south central Iowans. An affiliate partner with UnityPoint Health - Des Moines, Clarke County Hospital specializes in emergency care, general surgery, state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging, laboratory services, infusion services, physical and occupational therapy services, acute care and extended care inpatient services. Clarke County Hospital is committed to providing “Excellence Close to Home” by delivering the best of care to our patients and their families.

About UnityPoint Clinic

UnityPoint Clinic is an integrated network of primary care and specialty physicians, advanced practitioners and clinics providing quality health care services to patients and communities in Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. With nearly 900 providers at more than 280 clinic locations, UnityPoint Clinic specializes in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, OB/GYN, surgery, cardiology, liver disease and a wide variety of other specialty services. Part of UnityPoint Health, the nation’s fourth largest nondenominational health system, UnityPoint Clinic works with affiliated hospitals and home health agencies to provide patient-centered, coordinated care.