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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.

David exchanges air tanks for new lungs

David Williams portrait
For David Williams, sarcoidosis made it difficult to breathe on his own. Prior to his March 2018 double lung transplant, he had been on oxygen therapy for 19 years.

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.

UI sarcoma study suggests better outcomes at high-volume centers

Ben Miller giving lecture
Sarcoma patients treated at high-volume medical centers may have higher survival rates than those treated at low-volume centers, according to a new analysis of cancer-treatment data by a team of University of Iowa researchers.

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.

Putting me back together with a prosthetic eye

Artist painting details on prosthetic eye
“I had a patient tell me that I put him back together, because it felt like he was missing a part of him,” says Lindsay Pronk, an ocularist at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. She spends her days creating and fitting prosthetic eyes. Patients may need a prosthetic eye for a variety of reasons, including cancer, accidents, developmental issues (in children), glaucoma, or serious infections.

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