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Monday, Jan. 14, 2019

We are caring for 710 inpatients and have 4,254 outpatient visits today.

High: 29 Low: 24 Cloudy

High: 34 Low: 22 Partly sunny

Broadcasts: Need to know

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Epic: What’s new

See the Epic Status Report for January 15, 2019, for all updates and screenshots.


  • Suppressing In Basket result messages to encounter provider
  • New Nursing Note
  • Med student documentation changes

Access and Revenue

  • 3M Coding and CDI system upgrade
  • New departments

Epic Education Resources

News: In The Loop

Select psychiatry providers to move to UI Health Care–Scott Boulevard

The Department of Psychiatry is moving several providers to UI Health Care’s Scott Boulevard location. Starting on Jan. 15, Lynda Green, ARNP, Shelly Hsiao, PA-C, and Brenda Hoskins-Mein, ARNP, will start seeing patients in the newly renovated clinic.

Mollie Tibbetts fund supports art as a form of therapy for child psychiatry patients

The Mollie Tibbetts Memorial Fund for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry continues to grow, honoring her legacy of helping others and her passion for child psychology. To date, the fund has reached over $67,000.

PFS team featured in HBI newsletter

A new approach to denial management by Patient Financial Services (PFS) caught the attention of Healthcare Business Insights and was featured in their November Revenue Cycle Academy newsletter.

UI Health Care aims to retain in-state students

As Iowa faces a shortage of health care providers, the Carver College of Medicine is working to retain its in-state students and residents, The Daily Iowan reports.

Events: Join us

See more UI Health Care events on The Loop.



  • The Rossi Guest House is accepting donations of household items, toiletries, non-perishable food items, as well as new/gently used clothing. Items may be brought to Concierge Services (Elevator E, Level 1).
  • The Institute for Clinical and Translational Science is sponsoring a new K Club. This club will provide support to junior faculty who aspire to become future K Scholars.

Outside UI Health Care

Government shutdown hurts UI researchers in funding, resources

Several UI research teams are feeling the impact of the shutdown while they await withheld funding, resources, and support from affected agencies, The Daily Iowan reports.

‘Black Klansman’ author to visit Iowa City*

The UI Lecture Committee will host Ron Stallworth, author of “Black Klansman,” at the Englert Theatre in Iowa City on Jan. 23. He will talk about his experiences infiltrating the Ku Klux Klan as a Colorado Springs detective, The Gazette reports.

Homeless man helps Chiefs player in big way

Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman Jeff Allen got to Saturday’s divisional playoff game on time thanks to a homeless man who helped pull Allen’s stuck car out of the snow, KWWL reports. Allen is returning the favor with a ticket to Sunday’s AFC Championship game.

Monday morning no longer peak time for cardiac arrest

Researchers suggest it could be tied to the way we behave as humans—constantly working, connected, and living in a 24/7 culture, CNN reports.

Most exciting NFL final four ever? Why these playoffs have a case

While big victories by favorites didn’t necessarily make for the most exciting divisional round, what comes next should be a lot of fun, ESPN reports.

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