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Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019

We are caring for 766 inpatients and have 4,289 outpatient visits today.

Announcements

  • UI Hospital & Clinics main campus and UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital will experience a cable TV video outage on Saturday, Nov. 9, beginning at 12 a.m. and lasting until approximately 6 a.m. In-house channels #104–137 will still be available during this outage. Questions? Call the HCIS Help Desk at 319-356-0001.
  • Print a free short story at the new Literary Kiosk in the Janice and Bruce Ellig Children’s Library, on loan from the UI Libraries. Or contribute your own writing to our kiosk.
  • Radiology images can now be viewed on Epic Haiku and Canto for iOS devices (Apple). To view radiology images, use the PACS Images—Vue Motion link in the Results report. The link will launch Vue Motion as it does in Hyperspace. Images will be available from internal wireless, external wireless, and cellular networks.

Keeping you in The Loop

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, UI Sports Medicine Clinic continues to grow

The UI Sports Medicine Clinic is 10 years old and growing. Recent upgrades include new expertise in women’s health and foot and ankle care, along with same-day and next-day appointments and evening hours. And the clinic’s leaders continue to look for new ways to meet the needs of active people of all ages and skill levels.

Burn Trauma Center honored with Silver Beacon Award

The American Association of Critical Care Nurses has awarded the Silver Beacon Award for Excellence to the UI Hospitals & Clinics Burn Trauma Center, marking the first time the center has applied for and received a Beacon Award.

Wahls team receives $2M gift for MS research

Terry Wahls, MD, and her team were recently the recipient of a $2 million gift to study the effectiveness of a therapeutic lifestyle (diet, stress reduction, and exercise) on reducing symptoms and improving quality of life for patients with multiple sclerosis.

Events: Join us

See more UI Health Care events on The Loop.

Research volunteers invited

Find more research studies at uihc.org/studies.

  • The Departments of Orthopedics and Urology invite adult males who have been experiencing testicular/epididymal/scrotal content pain for longer than 3 months to participate in a research study. Study requires an office visit with urology, four surveys, a physical exam, and X-rays. If interested, Call 319-356-2421 to schedule an appointment.

Outside UI Health Care

See something? Say something

The UI Threat Assessment Program is a helpful resource when a student or colleague displays a concerning behavior, Iowa Now reports.

UI alum Barry Jackson talks careers in White House, Congress

UI alumni Barry Jackson came back to his alma mater and talked about his experiences working as a top aid to former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner and as a senior staff member to George W. Bush, The Daily Iowan reports.

Special delivery: moving into the future

Students at the University of Wisconsin will soon be able to get dining hall food delivered by robots, KWWL reports.

A teenager won a $25,000 award for inventing a solution to eliminate blind spots for cars

The project uses a webcam, projector, 3D printed adapter, and retroreflective fabric to make a car’s A-pillars invisible by displaying the image of the blind spot behind them onto the pillar, CNN reports.

What every doctor needs to know about patient safety

After years of work, the AAMC is releasing the first-ever, across-the-board set of skills physicians and trainees need to ensure safer, high-quality care, AAMC reports.

How deep sleep may help the brain clear Alzheimer’s toxins

The brain waves generated during deep sleep appear to trigger a cleaning system in the brain that protects it against Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases, NPR reports.


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