Keeping you in The Loop
Video replay: Celebrating the success of 2022 and looking ahead to 2023
Missed yesterday’s livestream with UI Health Care leaders Brooks Jackson, MD, MBA, and Kimberly D. Hunter, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC? Watch a replay of the event to see our successes from the past year as well as a look at the year ahead.
How to prevent spear-phishing
You may be familiar with phishing—scam emails that try to con you into giving up a password or downloading malicious software. But have you heard of spear-phishing? These highly-targeted attacks can be especially convincing, effective, and hard to avoid unless you’re on the lookout.
- The Hawkeye Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center is seeking applications for its pilot grant program. Applications are due tomorrow.
- Beginning tomorrow, the telephone playback order for voicemail messages on the CallXpress platform will change, meaning the most recent voicemail messages will play first.
What’s the best way for you to commute to work? Check out a list of options available to UI Health Care employees.
By the numbers
Total inpatients: 758 today
Total outpatient visits: 4,310 today
C-19 adult inpatients: 14 yesterday, 147 to date
C-19 pediatric inpatients: 1 yesterday, 7 to date
% positive symptomatic C-19 test results**: 13% yesterday, 20% to date
Telehealth screenings***: 21 yesterday, 528 to date
Employees tested positive (self-reported)*: 4 yesterday, 7,623 to date
Employees who have received the first COVID-19 vaccine dose: 0 yesterday, 15,796 to date
Employees who have received both the first and second/final COVID-19 vaccine doses: 0 yesterday, 15,671 to date
Visit COVID-19 by the numbers for more info
Research volunteers invited
Individuals with diagnosed knee arthritis who’ve discussed knee injections with their doctor are invited to participate in a research study investigating the effects of PRP on knee arthritis. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find more research studies at uihc.org/studies.
Events: Join us
‘Rethinking Clinical Trials in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: Contributions from Language Assessment and Intervention’, noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, in the Pediatric Conference Center (Elevator F, Level 2) and via Zoom.
Outside UI Health Care
National Motorcycle Museum to close in September
The National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa has announced plans to close its doors after 22 years due to low attendance, KCRG reports.
Wintry weather leads to more than 1,000 flight cancellations across US
More than 1,000 flights were cancelled yesterday—with more expected in the coming days—as Texas and nearby states dealt with freezing temperatures and wintry precipitation, NPR reports.
2 monkeys taken from Dallas Zoo in latest suspicious event
This is the latest in a string of odd incidents under investigation at the zoo—including fences being cut and the suspicious death of an endangered vulture in the past few weeks, the Associated Press reports.
Kris Murray named to the John R. Wooden Award Late Season Top 20
Chosen by a poll of national college basketball experts, the list names 20 student-athletes as frontrunners for one of the sport’s most prestigious honors, Hawkeye Sports reports.
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