June 2020 News

Watch Replay: June 24 Coronavirus Q&A Facebook Live

Watch the replay of University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Hospital Epidemiologist Jorge Salinas, MD, answering questions about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in a Facebook Live broadcast from Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

Preguntas y Respuestas en Español con Expertos programado para el 1 de julio

Image of UI Health Care providers promoting an upcoming Facebook Live regarding COVID-19
Los expertos de la University of Iowa Health Care discutirán como mantener a su familia saludable durante la pandemia COVID-19 y responderán a sus preguntas durante una transmisión especial por Facebook en vivo para comunidades de habla hispana a partir de las 6 p.m. el miércoles 1 de julio.

Hospital leader keeps safety equipment in steady supply

Mike Brownlee, PharmD, in PPE
When Mike Brownlee, PharmD, became chief pharmacy officer of University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in 2012, he never imagined that, one day, his wood and metalworking hobby would help him troubleshoot during a pandemic.

Iowans: It’s safe to get orthopedic care to improve your quality of life

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, patients have experienced delays in treatment for “elective” orthopedic conditions due to heightened safety requirements to minimize public spread of the virus.

Watch Replay: June 17 Coronavirus Q&A Facebook Live

Watch the replay of University of Iowa Health Care family medicine physician Eleanor Lisa Lavadie-Gomez, MD, and critical care pulmonologist Rolando Sanchez, MD, answering questions in Spanish about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in a Facebook Live broadcast from Wednesday, June 17, 2020.

Gender-affirming surgery completes Lori’s journey to her true self

Lori Brinkley
Lori completed her transition at the UI Health Care LGBTQ Clinic, the only place in Iowa that could perform the procedure she needed.

UI Health Care adds antibody testing capability

University of Iowa Health Care now has in-house capability to conduct highly accurate serology (antibody) testing for COVID-19. These tests detect the presence of antibodies to the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, and can be used to determine whether a person has had COVID-19.

Airway Team enhances safety for patients, staff

Kevin Doerschug, medical director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit, views monitoring equipment used outside a patient’s room to monitor intubations.
Dealing with a pandemic has challenged medical professionals to think about their work in new ways to maintain both patient and staff safety. At University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, one significant change has been the creation of an Airway Team whose members are responsible for all intubations for patients with COVID-19.

Preguntas y Respuestas en Español con Expertos programado para el 17 de junio

Image of UI Health Care providers promoting an upcoming Facebook Live regarding COVID-19
Los expertos de la University of Iowa Health Care discutirán como mantener a su familia saludable durante la pandemia COVID-19 y responderán a sus preguntas durante una transmisión especial por Facebook en vivo para comunidades de habla hispana a partir de las 6pm el miércoles 17 de junio. La...

Watch Replay: June 9 Coronavirus Q&A Facebook Live

Watch the replay of University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Chief Medical Officer Theresa Brennan, MD, answering questions about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in a Facebook Live broadcast from Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

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