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Monday, Nov. 18, 2019

We are caring for 714 inpatients and have 4,436 outpatient visits today.

Broadcasts: Need to know

Exciting changes coming to patient parking rates in December

Suresh Gunasekaran, CEO for UI Hospitals & Clinics, has announced exciting new changes to our patient parking rates that will begin Dec. 3, in partnership with UI Parking and Transportation. (Login required)

Tree and wreath pick up

Departments can pick up trees and wreaths from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and tomorrow, on the mezzanine level, Elevator K.

Epic: What’s new

See the Epic Status Report for Nov. 19, 2019, for all updates and screenshots.


  • New Patient Chart Advisory and BPA for CAR-T / Engineered Cellular Therapy and Systemic Glucocorticoids
  • Renaming PICC Line Service to Vascular Access Nursing

Access and Revenue

  • Additional Delay Reason for scheduling
  • Standardizing Patient Lookup

Epic Education Resources

Keeping you in The Loop

Diabetes research enters ‘the matrix’

The public television program Information Matrix brought a film crew to Iowa City in order to document the work being done within the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center for an episode titled “Reversing Diabetes.”

Project Art presents a new exhibit by artist Rosemary Craig

Project Art announces a new temporary exhibit at UI Hospitals & Clinics by artist Rosemary Craig titled Found in the Translation.

UI Carver College of Medicine looks to integrate creative writing through new contest

The college hopes to incorporate creative writing into the medical field by hosting its first creative writing contest for faculty, resident physicians, and postdoctoral fellows, The Daily Iowan reports.

Events: Join us

See more UI Health Care events on The Loop.


  • 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.
  • Interpreting Services has a new process for written translation requests. Please submit all requests in a Word document to

Outside UI Health Care

International Programs photo contest, new Global Student Award highlight 2019 International Education Week

UI students creatively captured moments for the 2019 International Programs Annual Photo Contest, Iowa Now reports.

Dream comes true for dying Iowa Air Force veteran

An 84-year old Vietnam Air Force veteran had his dying dream come true last week, KCRG reports.

Protesters try to escape Hong Kong university after violent all-night clashes with police

A small number of protesters remain inside a Hong Kong university campus that has been the site of a prolonged battle with police, CNN reports.

CDC urges flu vaccinations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported two flu-related pediatric deaths this season, with influenza activity remaining low, though it has increased of late, USA Today reports.

Iowa football defense saves day against Minnesota

Iowa’s defense played a big part in saving the game this weekend, The Daily Iowan reports.

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