Keeping you in The Loop
After enduring close to 100 procedures to keep her airway open, an Iowa teen is seeing the potential for normalcy following a complex throat surgery at UI Hospitals & Clinics.
Enjoying the outdoors comes with its share of safety concerns. June, July, and August are Iowa’s peak months for Lyme disease, a tick-borne illness that can lead to serious long-term health issues if left untreated.
- The Epic system will experience a downtime at 1 a.m. tomorrow for approximately one hour.
- UI Hospitals & Clinics will experience a cable TV outage from midnight to 6 a.m. tomorrow.
Did you know you can have your prescriptions delivered to your home?
We Stand Together
Vanessa Curtis, MD, UI Health Care endocrinologist, recently won her division in the Sylvan Island Stampede bike race. When Curtis needed injury prevention guidance and care, she chose UI Health Care’s Sports Medicine Clinic.
By the numbers
Total inpatients: 752 today
Total outpatient visits: 4,097 today
C-19 adult inpatients: 5 yesterday, 620 to date
C-19 pediatric inpatients: 0 yesterday, 41 to date
% positive symptomatic C-19 test results**: 1% yesterday, 13% to date
Telehealth screenings***: 16 yesterday, 23,957 to date
Employees tested positive (self-reported)*: 0 yesterday, 1,669 to date
Employees who have received the first COVID-19 vaccine dose: 0 yesterday, 15,472 to date
Employees who have received both the first and second/final COVID-19 vaccine doses: 0 yesterday, 15,310 to date
Epic: What’s New
See the Epic Status Report for June 22, 2021, for all updates and screenshots.
- Tuesday, June 22, at 1 a.m. for 60 minutes
- Update to Notification of Patient-Reported Data
- New Order: Presurgical (30 Day) Type and Screen (Blood Type and RBC Antibody Screen)
- Updated Catheter, Urinary Order
- Renaming Outpatient Consult – Med Int Respiratory Illness Clinic Order
- New Payor/Plan requests
- Reviewing Lab Results from In Basket
- Create Your Own Smart Lists
- Arriving a New Patient
- Arriving an Anonymous Patient
- Arriving an Established Patient
Outside UI Health Care
Former Hawkeye defensive back Desmond King hosts football camp on Juneteenth at Iowa City High School
King, a cornerback for the Houston Texans, said he wanted to give back to the Iowa City community that changed his life, The Daily Iowan reports.
The rate of new COVID-19 cases in Iowa is at a multi-month low, according to new state data, KCRG reports.
Tropical Storm Claudette regained its status this morning as it neared the coast of the Carolinas after 13 people died due to the effects of the storm, the Associated Press reports.
Organizers for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics announced they will allow up to 10,000 domestic fans at events, as long as no state of emergency is in effect, NPR reports.
Rahm captured his first career major golf championship in dramatic fashion yesterday, claiming the 2021 U.S. Open, CBS Sports reports.
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