April 2018 News

Pulmonary medicine now at Iowa River Landing

Exterior of Iowa River Landing building
A new pulmonary medicine clinic offering patients pulmonary function testing, imaging, and a pharmacy in one convenient location opened April 30 at UI Health Care–Iowa River Landing.

What OT is and is nOT

Occupational therapist applying a hand brace
“Why am I being seen by Occupational Therapy?” patients ask. Hear what six OT professionals tell about the work they do to improve the everyday lives of their patients.

Bariatric surgery recognized as Blue Distinction Center+

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics has received a Blue Distinction Center+ designation by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield for bariatric surgery. Health care facilities received the designation for delivering quality care resulting in better overall outcomes for bariatric patients.

Amber grateful for 'incredible journeys' before and after motherhood

Amber Bowers had two incredible pregnancy journeys thanks to care from Rachel Maassen, MD at University of Iowa Health Care.

State recognizes genetic counseling with licensure

Colleen Campbell portrait
Genetic counseling helps patients receive the right test the first time, with a correct interpretation of the results, according to recent research.

Creating a prosthetic eye

closeup of a prosthetic eye
UI Health Care’s ocularist creates and fits custom-made prosthetic eyes.

Lloyd found the HIPEC cancer care he needed

Lloyd Beckman portrait
When Lloyd Beckman needed a rare kind of cancer treatment known as HIPEC, he chose University of Iowa Health Care, which has the only dedicated HIPEC program in eastern Iowa.