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Monday, Aug. 12, 2019

We are caring for 710 inpatients and have 3,820 outpatient visits today.

High: 83 Low: 70 Storms

High: 85 Low: 65 Mostly cloudy

Epic: What’s new

See the Epic Status Report for Aug. 13, 2019, for all updates and screenshots.


  • Pilot of E-Consent forms

Access and Revenue

  • Appointment Reminder Default and Encounter Reminder Preference for Community Connect

Epic Education Resources

News: In The Loop

Behind the scenes: What it takes to move embryos, the most precious cargo

What does it take to move an entire in vitro fertilization clinic? A police escort, hydraulic lifts, and months of planning, to name just a few things.

UI Hospitals & Clinics steps up preparation for a local mass shooting*

As gun violence escalates across the U.S., UI Hospitals & Clinics is bracing for the possibility of a local tragedy in an emergency readiness drill, the Iowa City Press-Citizen reports.

*Subscription service, limited access

Kid Captains at Kinnick for Kids’ Day

Kids at Kinnick on Saturday had some special guests, the 2019 Kid Captains, KWWL reports.

Welcome: New Carver College of Medicine students start today

Welcome to all of our new medical students! We are happy to have you here!

Events: Join us

See more UI Health Care events on The Loop.



  • Beat the back-to-school rush. Evening and weekend well-child appointments are available this summer to help you get back-to-school checkups, immunizations, and clearance for sports crossed off your to-do list.
  • Stop by to see the Hills Bank Wealth Management team on Mondays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Fountain Entrance (Elevator C, Level 1) and be entered for a monthly drawing. Some products and services offered are not FDIC insured, carry no bank guarantee, and may lose value.


Outside UI Health Care

Creating a culture of access to care

The multiple study abroad experiences completed by recent UI nursing graduate Megan Lough shaped her career prospects—and her outlook on life, the University of Iowa reports.

Air show goes on in Iowa City despite wet, blustery weather

Rain, wind, and cloudy weather normally don’t mix well with airplanes, but that didn’t stop the Iowa City Aerohawks from putting on their 27th annual Radio Controlled Air Show, KCRG reports.

Deadly Legionnaires’ outbreak at Atlanta hotel a ‘nationwide problem’

A widespread outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease has killed one person and sickened possibly dozens of others who were all guests at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, CBS reports.

Typhoon Lekima makes landfall in China, killing dozens

At least 33 people have been killed and several people remain missing after a typhoon made landfall in eastern China, NPR reports.

Alleged online opioid drug kingpin to stand trial in Utah

Prosecutors say one young Utah man made himself a drug kingpin by creating counterfeit prescription painkillers laced with the deadly drug and mailing them to homes across the U.S., The Associated Press reports.

Simone Biles’ road to GOAT status, sixth US all-around title, and how it almost didn’t happen

Simone Biles captured a record-tying sixth U.S. all-around title by a hefty 4.95 points this weekend, NBC reports.

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