Comprehensive Stroke Center recognized for elite care

American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Gold Plus Award
For the third year in a row, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Comprehensive Stroke Center has been honored with the highest award currently available from the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association (ASA) for stroke care: the Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold...

Bariatric surgery program achieves national accreditation

The University of Iowa Health Care bariatric surgery program has been accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

UI Health Care offers walk-in testing for hepatitis C in May

Born from 1945 to 1965? Americans born during these years have the highest rates of hepatitis C.
University of Iowa Health Care is encouraging baby boomers to get tested for the hepatitis C virus by offering walk-in testing at Iowa River Landing in May. This simple blood draw is covered by most insurance plans.

Forbes again ranks UI Health Care among ‘America’s Best Employers’

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For the third year in a row, Forbes magazine has included University of Iowa Health Care in its annual listing of the nation’s top employers.

UI Health Care earns "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" designation

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University of Iowa Health Care has been named a “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization.

Scientific Research Retreat Abstract Submission Extended to May 12

Make sure to submit your abstract for the Scientific Research Retreat. They are due Friday, May 12 at 5 p.m. Learn more online.

Next Patient Move into UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital: Saturday, March 25

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We are pleased to announce that the next move of patients into the new University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital will occur on Saturday, March 25.

Quad Cities Medical Practice to Join UI Health Care

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Hematology-Oncology Associates of the Quad Cities joined UI Health Care on February 24. The two-oncologist practice includes Shobha Chitneni, MD, and Mario Sy, MD. Their practice is the first in a cancer network that Holden wants to develop.

May 6 Nursing Job Fair

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Nurses from throughout Iowa and several surrounding states are invited to attend a nursing career fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 6 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center joins The Oncology Research Information Exchange Network

Leaders of Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at The University of Iowa announced today that they have joined The Oncology Research Information Exchange Network® (ORIEN), a national initiative among leading cancer centers that promotes collaboration to drive research, development and discovery of treatments and cures for cancer.