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Monday, March 20, 2023

Keeping you in The Loop

Healing the healers: Q&A with Gerry Clancy

On an average day, Gerry Clancy, MD, walks roughly seven miles to check in with physicians and staff on the frontlines of patient care at UI Hospitals & Clinics. These conversations give him a clearer understanding of how the pandemic changed our mental and physical well-being.

Med school is a transformative experience

In this episode of The Short Coat Podcast, medical and physician assistant students talk about how they’ve changed during medical school, and a tenured health care professional considers going to medical school after 25 years as a dietitian.


Today's tip

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Today’s inpatients: 715
Today’s outpatient visits: 4,330

Visit COVID-19 by the numbers for more info

Epic: What’s New

See the Epic Status Report for March 21, 2023, for all updates and screenshots.

Clinical Documentation

  • Airway Assessment Documentation
  • Cardiovascular Service Result Routing
  • Standardizing Cath Lab Provider View
  • Updated During Visit Imaging Order Priorities
  • New Abdomen Enteric Tube Position Imaging Order
  • New Order Question for Nuclear Myocardial Perfusion & PET/CT Myocardial Perfusion Stress Tests
  • Updating name for Multidrug resistant organism

Access and Revenue

  • New Epic Payor/Plans

Educational Resources

  • Epic Educational Resources
  • Epic Training Schedules

Events: Join us

Outside UI Health Care

Johnson County improves general public health ranking

Data from the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute ranked Johnson County sixth out of Iowa’s 99 counties in terms of public health, a large jump from its ranking of 25 in 2020, The Daily Iowan reports.

Oldest pearl town found in UAE

Archaeologists have found the oldest pearling townlikely dating back to the sixth century—in the Persian Gulf on an island in the northern part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Associated Press reports.

Remains of an ancient glacier spotted on Mars

Scientists found the remains of a glacier near the Martian equator, suggesting that some form of water is still on the planet, CNN reports.

Iowa women’s basketball takes down Georgia, advances to NCAA Tournament Sweet 16

Iowa women’s basketball earned its ninth trip to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 after taking down Georgia yesterday, The Daily Iowan reports.

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