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Some UI Health Care clinics not open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

UI Health Care Iowa River Landing Building
Some UI Health Care clinics will be closed on Monday, January 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

New UI Health Care clinics now open in Coralville

2591 Holiday Road from the street
UI Health Care's new UI Urgent Care and UI Occupational Health clinics are now open at 2591 Holiday Road in Coralville.

UI Sports Medicine ultrasound services accredited, commended for meeting highest standards

University of Iowa Sports Medicine has received accreditation from the Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM).

Expert hand surgery and hope get Ray back to a normal life after tragedy

Ray Eshelman works in his garden
While cutting the last piece of PVC pipe he needed to complete his hydroponic growing system, Ray Eshelman lost control of his mitre saw. The blade caught his right hand and cut it severely. Orthopedic surgeon Joseph A. Buckwalter V, MD, worked late into the night to save the hand, which had almost been cut off completely.

Ultrasound diagnosis saves Julie from weeks of unnecessary pain after thumb injury

While bowling with friends, Julie Lensing slipped and fell on her left hand. A trip to the emergency room at a community hospital confirmed that she hadn’t fractured any bones. But the pain and swelling only got worse, and she couldn’t grip anything with her left hand.

A Family Experience with Gender Transition from the Parent’s Perspective

Bruce and Mary Harreld speak with Nicole Nisly, MD, about what they experienced when their daughter transitioned.

CVICU nurses receive DAISY Team Award for going “above and beyond”

Nurses at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics pose for their The DAISY Team Award
The nurses in UI Health Care's Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to care for critically ill patients, but they also recognize the vulnerabilities and difficulties faced by their patients and families.

Inspired by special training, BMT nurses lead the way in reducing infection rates

UI Health Care employees stand together for a group photo regarding the Beacon Award
A group with some of the highest risk of developing CLABSI and that historically contributed the largest proportion of the hospital’s CLABSIs now has a much lower than expected rate of infections.

BASILICA provides option for high-risk heart patients

Sidakpal Panaich, MBBS, speaks with a patient
Cardiologists at University of Iowa’s Heart and Vascular Center are the first in the state to use a new procedure that makes heart valve replacement safer for some high-risk patients, many of whom had no other options before.

Heart of the matter

Mark Deakyne was watching a TV comedy with friends when he started laughing hysterically and uncontrollably. Standing up to get a drink, his heart began racing and he became so lightheaded he felt like he might pass out. Scared, Deakyne didn’t say anything to anyone.

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