We are caring for 709 inpatients and have 4,054 outpatient visits today.
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Broadcasts: Need to know
Starting today, until Friday, Nov. 22, the City of Coralville will be reducing traffic to one lane in each direction on 9th Street, which runs along the south side of the UI Health Care—Iowa River Landing building.
Beginning at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, HCIS will be performing network maintenance that will result in brief network interruptions between in-house traffic and the outside internet. Epic sessions on hospital and clinic computers will not be affected.
Epic: What’s new
See the Epic Status Report for Oct. 15, 2019, for all updates and screenshots.
- Activating Influenza BPAs
- New BPA group for newborn risk factors
- GAD-7 screening tool filing to flowsheets from Welcome
- New departments
News: In The Loop
UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital recognized the fundraising efforts by Carson King and the tens of thousands of people who donated to his campaign during a media event on Friday, Oct. 11. The $3 million gift will be dedicated to areas that support the greatest needs of our patients and families.
In this body of work, Louise Kames presents pastel drawings of organic imagery arranged in an iconic manner. The drawings offer the viewer timeless, meditative spaces that are a welcoming respite to patients and visitors at UI Hospitals & Clinics.
Events: Join us
- Internal Medicine Research Day: oral presentations, keynote speaker, and poster session, 1 to 6 p.m. tomorrow, 1110 MERF and MERF Atrium
- Men’s Health Seminar: Understanding obstructive sleep apnea: 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, UI Health Care–Iowa River Landing
- Carver College of Medicine homecoming tailgate: 9 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, MERF
- Carver’s Got Talent: fundraiser for Domestic Violence Intervention Program, noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, MERF Atrium
- “As I Live and Breathe” art exhibit opening: with artist and cystic fibrosis advocate Dylan Mortimer, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, Medical Museum Gallery B, across the hall from the East Room (Elevator F, Level 8)
- Iowa Medical Society Physician Burnout Conference: 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, Hilton Garden Inn, Iowa City
Outside UI Health Care
New safety features are being added at intersections at the T. Anne Cleary Walkway in an effort to increase safety for pedestrians, The Daily Iowan reports.
Fifteen months after securing $117 million in federal funding for its flood control system, Cedar Rapids held a groundbreaking ceremony for the first project paid for by that money, Little Village Magazine reports.
Typhoon Hagibis slammed into Japan over the weekend, dropping more than 35 inches of rain in some places and causing catastrophic flooding in communities in the region around Tokyo, NPR reports.
The 2019 Nobel Prize in economics was awarded on Monday for groundbreaking research into what works and what doesn’t in the fight to reduce global poverty, the Associated Press reports.
Simone Biles became the most decorated gymnast in World Championships history, earning 24 medals, BBC reports.
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