UI Hospitals and Clinics

February 2013

How Much Will Surgery Cost? Good Luck Finding Out
February 11 - NBCnews.com - Hip replacement can cost $10,000 - $125,000, depending on the hospital, a University of Iowa study finds.
UI Partners on Centralized Liver Center
February 14 - The Daily Iowan - The University of Iowa is joining forces with two health care organizations in a partnership to improve care for patients with liver disease.
New UI Program Looks to Address Rural Physician Shortage
February 25 - KWWL - The University of Iowa has started a loan repayment program which would pay UI medical students up to $100,000 for practicing for five years in qualifying rural areas after their residencies.
College Classes on Genetics Get Personal
February 27 - The Columbus Dispatch - A University of Iowa honors seminar on personal genetics is part of a growing movement in higher education to tackle the rapidly advancing field of personal genetics.
New Liver Center Will Improve Patient Care
February 26 - Des Moines Register - A new partnership between the University of Iowa Organ Transplant Center, Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines and the Iowa Digestive Disease Center is helping improve care for the growing number of patients diagnosed with complex liver disease.