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Friday, July 1, 2022

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Keeping you in The Loop

‘Rounding@IOWA’: Helping the siblings of children with serious and life limiting conditions

In this episode of CME’s podcast Rounding@IOWA, host Gerry Clancy, MD, and guests Aly Noble, MS, and Abimbola Olayinka, MD, explore some of the ways a health care team can support siblings of children with serious illness.

Five steps to easy email etiquette

Email is one of the main methods of communication in our professional lives, but we often find our inboxes buried in sometimes mixed messages. We’ve put together a few guidelines to help make sure your work emails are effective and efficient.

Announcements

Social shout-out

“I have felt so welcomed by the UI reproduction staff. They make me feel like I am no different than anyone else they may work with.”

–@uihealthcare Facebook comment #UIHCStrong

In the spotlight

Missed May’s leader update with Brooks Jackson, MD, MBA, and Kim Hunter, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC? There’s still time to hear important details shared by our leaders.

Check out what Brooks Jackson shared on updates for current open leader positions.

By the numbers

Patient-related care

Total inpatients: 785 today
Total outpatient visits: 2,937 today

C-19 adult inpatients: 20 yesterday, 1,022 to date
C-19 pediatric inpatients: 0 yesterday, 143 to date
% positive symptomatic C-19 test results**: 27% yesterday, 35% to date
Telehealth screenings***: 62 yesterday, 10,413 to date

Employee-specific data

Employees tested positive (self-reported)*: 18 yesterday, 5,751 to date
Employees who have received the first COVID-19 vaccine dose: 2 yesterday, 15,771 to date
Employees who have received both the first and second/final COVID-19 vaccine doses: 1 yesterday, 15,677 to date

Visit COVID-19 by the numbers for more info

Research volunteers invited

  • Healthy adults ages 60-85 with high blood pressure are invited to participate in a study investigating effects of blood pressure drugs on vascular function.

Find more research studies at uihc.org/studies.

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Outside UI Health Care

Goats tasked with lawn care at a Dubuque college

A college in Dubuque is having an on-campus event, which the president of the college says is the “Greatest Of All Time,” KCRG reports.

Bison attacks woman at Yellowstone National Park

A visitor to Yellowstone National Park has become the second person in just three days to be attacked by a wild bison, BBC reports.

86-year-old flight attendant honored for 65-year career

Betty Nash began flying when tickets cost just $12 and no reservation was needed, Today reports.

Mudslide leaves 19 dead, 50 missing in northeast India

Rescuers found five more bodies as they resumed clearing operations after an overnight halt looking for dozens of missing people after a mudslide—triggered by weeks of heavy downpours—killed at least 19 people, the Associated Press reports.

USC, UCLA to join Big Ten in 2024

The two California schools will leave the Pac-12 to become the Big Ten’s 15th and 16th institutions, The Daily Iowan reports.


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