About Us

Our History:

clipboard_docEastern Iowa Health Center is a community health center dedicated to providing quality Family Practice and OB/GYN services in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The National Committee for Quality Assurance¹ (NCQA) awarded Eastern Iowa Health Center, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition, the highest level of recognition available. Our standards emphasize partnerships between individual patients and their primary care provider, and when appropriate, the patient’s family. Eastern Iowa Health Center is devoted to the PCMH health care model, and strives to continue providing quality care to maximize health outcomes for our community.

Our Mission:

Eastern Iowa Health Center provides a medical home by offering patient-focused, quality comprehensive primary health care services to members of our community, regardless of ability to pay.

Our Values:

Eastern Iowa Health Center’s values define our approach and our delivery. We pride ourselves on communicating our values and delivering on them in a real and meaningful way.

Eastern Iowa Health Center’s values:

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Patient Needs
  • Community Service
  • Professionalism
  • Leadership
  • Excellence in Quality

We actively promote these values across the entire organization to signify their importance. We ask all staff and accredited doctors working at Eastern Iowa Health Center to commit to them each year.

From Our CEO

Welcome to Eastern Iowa Health Center!


At EIHC, our mission is to provide a medical home by offering quality comprehensive primary health care services to individuals and families in our service area, regardless of ability to pay. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, we provide Family Medicine, OB/GYN and Pediatric services to thousands of patients each year.

Our primary emphasis at EIHC is the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of our patients. Our clinical staff is outstanding, and with the support of our Social Workers, a Health Coach, and other patient-focused staff, you can expect exceptional service and excellent continuity of care.

Thank you for choosing EIHC!

Joe Lock
Joe Lock
President and Chief Executive Officer

Executive Team

Joe Lock, President and Chief Executive Officer
Ursula Livermore, MD Chief Medical Officer
Tim Goody, Chief Operating Officer
Daniel T. Washburn, Chief Financial Officer


FTCA Deemed Community Health Centers

EIHC is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

¹ NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality.  NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations.  It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance.  NCQA is commited to providing health care quality information for consumers, purchasers, health care providers and researchers.