University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

July 2013

Rise in Celiac Disease Cases Impacts Eastern Iowa
July 2 - Cedar Rapids Gazette - The 'hidden' disease is gaining more awareness among consumers and doctors, including UI Hospitals and Clinics professor and division director of gastroenterology David Elliott, MD, PhD.
New Health Plans to Steer Users Toward Certain Iowa Hospitals
July 8 - Des Moines Register - CoOportunity Health announced today that two of the insurance plans it will offer next year will steer customers to use hospitals and clinics that belong to the University of Iowa Health Alliance.
Abel Appointed as Center Director
July 10 - Press-Citizen - The University of Iowa has appointed Dr. E. Dale Abel as the new director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center in the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine.
UI Health Care to Expand Presence at Iowa River Landing
July 12 - KCRG - The fifth floor of University of Iowa Health Care-Iowa River Landing will soon be home to a new space for endoscopies and colonoscopies, as well as upper endoscopies to help screening for cancer.
UIHC Recognized as Magnet for Excellence in Nursing
July 18 - Press-Citizen - The American Nurses Credentialing Center awarded University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Thursday its Magnet designation, which recognizes excellence in nursing practice.
Interview With Sarcoma Specialists Ben Miller, MD, MS and Mohammed Milhem, MD
July 23 - Sarcoma Foundation - Two very well respected UI sarcoma specialists discuss the work they do to fight against sarcoma and help those battling this disease.
National Dialogue: Experts on Lung Cancer Screening
July 29 - MedPage Today - UI professor of internal medicine and lung cancer expert Karl Thomas, MD discusses his reactions to the new U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations on using CT scan to screen for lung cancer.

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