UI Hospitals and Clinics

February 2013

The Daily Iowan Dance Marathon Coverage
Read the recent stories about Dance Marathon 19 and check out updates throughout the event with Daily Iowan Live on Feb. 1-2.
Girl Scouts Experience Mini-Medical School
February 2 - KWWL - 130 Iowa Girl Scouts got a chance to learn about the medical profession through hands-on experiments, put on by the University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine.
'Wave of the Future'
February 6 - Press-Citizen - Health care partnership aims to better treat liver disease through the new Iowa Liver Center.
Hospital Expects Future Space Shortage
February 6 - Press-Citizen - Regents approve University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics' $7.4 million expansion at Iowa River Landing facility.
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.
UI Staff, Public Get UI Children's Hospital Sneak Peek
February 22 - Cedar Rapids Gazette - UI staff and the general public got the first major sneak peek of the designs of the new UI Children's Hospital facility, which opens in 2016.
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.
UIHC Works to Curb Side Effects of Prescription Abuse
February 22 - Press-Citizen - With the national prescription drug abuse trend rising to what some call "epidemic" levels, experts are encouraging doctors and pharmacists to take even more precautions.
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.

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