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No Noon News Monday, July 4
Keeping you in The Loop
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.
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.
- Eligible faculty and staff who accrue vacation can request a one-time payout in exchange for unused vacation hours, up to a maximum of 40 hours. The deadline to participate is Friday, July 15.
- The Carver College of Medicine is seeking nominations of members of the M3 class for membership in the Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s Gold Humanism Honor Society. Submissions are due by Wednesday, July 20.
- Employees can find a digital version of UI Health Care’s telephone directory on The Point.
“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
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
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
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.
Events: Join us
- liveWELL: Information session on Diabetes Prevention Program, 12:10 to 12:45 p.m. July 7, 11, 13, 14, and 20, via Zoom.
Outside UI Health Care
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.
A visitor to Yellowstone National Park has become the second person in just three days to be attacked by a wild bison, BBC reports.
Betty Nash began flying when tickets cost just $12 and no reservation was needed, Today reports.
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.
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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