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Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018

We are caring for 710 inpatients and have 4,051 outpatient visits today.

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News: In The Loop

2018 UI Physicians Clinical Awards given

The annual UI Physicians Clinical Awards recipients have been presented, recognizing clinical excellence among UI Physicians members. Click on each award name to view videos of the winners.

Hartline helps staff understand revenue cycle project

When it came to helping fellow staff members understand what UI Health Care’s major new revenue cycle project is all about in a simple acronym, Denise Hartline was up for the challenge.

Parent blog: Andrew Knapp

“Our daughter wouldn’t be here without this hospital.” At just 13 days old, Kaeli Knapp of Cedar Falls, Iowa, had her first open heart surgery—the beginning of the fight of her life.


  • The deadline to apply for the master in medical education program for the spring 2019 semester is Thursday, Nov. 15.
  • Remind patients and visitors about our Lost and Found at the Main Entrance Information Desk (Elevator E, Level 1), and remember to check for dentures, hearing aids, phone chargers, etc., as they leave. Call the Information Desk at 319-384-8591.

Research volunteers invited

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  • Subjects between ages 40 and 70 with Type 2 diabetes are invited to participate in a research study where they undergo vascular function testing following eight weeks of dietary nitrate supplementation. Study requires seven separate visits on weekday mornings. Compensation provided. Questions? Contact 319-335-9808 or

Outside UI Health Care

Bridging Our World shines light on significance of international students

University leaders spoke yesterday at a dedication ceremony for Bridging Our World, a five-day installation featuring the flags of the 116 countries represented by international students attending the UI, Iowa Now reports.

UI’s NITE RIDE Gold bus replaced by TransConnect Van*

The UI’s NITE RIDE service—a free shuttle that provides students safe transport to and from campus locations and personal residences—is getting an upgrade, The Gazette reports.

The 34th eastern Iowa honor flight leaves for D.C.

Over 90 veterans departed from the Eastern Iowa Airport this morning for the last honor flight of the year, KCRG reports.

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, expecting child with Prince Harry

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is pregnant with her first child, and the baby is expected in spring 2019, KCCI reports.

This floating pipe is trying to clean up all the plastic in the ocean

A 2,000-foot-long floating pipe nicknamed Wilson is about to start its mission to collect plastic in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, CNN reports.

How a bench and a team of grandmothers can tackle depression

Zimbabwe is pioneering a groundbreaking mental health program with stunning results—and the rest of the world is taking note, BBC reports.

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