July 2019 News

UI Hospitals & Clinics ranked among nation's best

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University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics has again been named one of America’s “Best Hospitals” and the top hospital in Iowa, according to 2019-20 rankings released by U.S. News & World Report.

Alyssa and Justin’s in vitro fertilization story

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Alyssa Boies and her husband reached out to the University of Iowa Center for Advanced Reproductive Care in December 2018 after almost two years of trying to conceive a baby—naturally and with medical intervention.

After a paralyzing injury, John’s spine care helped him make a speedy return to farming and a normal life

John McMillan at his farm
Less than four months after a spine injury temporarily paralyzed him from the neck down, John McMillan was back to farming full-time. McMillan credits his remarkable recovery to the spine care he received from orthopedic spine surgeon Andrew J. Pugely, MD, at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in the hours following his injury.

North Dodge Pharmacy now open

Pharmacist and patient
Patients have a new neighborhood pharmacy to serve them at UI Health Care–North Dodge in Iowa City.

Specialty care for thoracic outlet syndrome healed Lynnita’s arm and saved her vacation plans

Lynnita, 40, of Blairstown, Iowa, was quickly diagnosed by Maen Aboul Hosn, MD, the vascular surgeon at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics who fixed the condition that caused the blood clot. Hosn diagnosed Lynnita with thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS), a condition that affects the blood vessels and nerves that go from the chest to the arm. Left untreated, TOS can cause permanent damage to the arm.