New care area offers psychiatric patients an alternative to ER

Medical team in clinical setting
When the Crisis Stabilization Unit opens Oct. 15, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics teams will begin evaluating and treating psychiatric emergency patients in a comfortable, home-like setting rather than in the busy emergency room.

Pulmonary rehabilitation earns certification and national recognition

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Recent certification recognizes the UI pulmonary rehabilitation program as a national leader in providing therapy for patients with lung disease.

UI Sports Medicine on Cyclo-cross World Cup Stage

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UI Sports Medicine, the same team that provides care for the Iowa Hawkeyes, serves as the official medical provider for this weekend’s Jingle Cross Cyclo-cross Festival.

Join us for a breast health seminar, Oct. 3

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Sign up now for this evening event in Coralville. Have your questions answered by UI Health Care’s breast health experts.

Shilo’s thyroid cancer surgery story

Shilo Dahlgren as an inpatient
"I just knew in my heart this was where I was supposed to be by the way she explained things and reassured me."

Side by side in cancer research program

University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine Oncology Program are collaborating to conduct cancer research focused on how similarities in cancers in both humans and companion animals can contribute to furthering research in both areas.

'Art of the Scar' coming to UI Hospitals & Clinics

Many people see scars as something to conceal. Transplant recipients and living donors, however, wear their scars as a badge of honor. Their scars are a mark of beauty. The Art of the SCAR photography exhibit celebrates this symbol of life.

Heart and Vascular Center awarded Heart Valve and Aortic Aneurysm re-accreditation from The Joint Commission

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Heart and Vascular Center has been The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for both Heart Valve and Aortic Aneurysm Certification. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

Patients served by new registry for developmental disorders

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A new collection of patient information will help individuals who have developmental disorders show their interest in participating in research projects aiming to better understand those conditions and improve clinical care.

Suresh Gunasekaran named new CEO of UI Hospitals & Clinics

Suresh Gunasekaran, MBA, currently the chief operations officer for the University of Texas Southwestern Health System in Dallas, Texas, has been selected to become the new associate vice president of University of Iowa Health Care and chief executive officer of UI Hospitals & Clinics, pending approval by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa. He is scheduled to begin at Iowa Nov. 19, 2018.