UI Hospitals and Clinics

March 2014

Incision-free Treatment for Achalasia
Dan Schmertman now can eat anything he likes, thanks to POEM.
Misplaced Protein Causes Heart Failure
A University of Iowa study shows that decreasing the density of a network of fibers inside heart cells can protect against heart failure.
Cancer in Iowa
State Health Registry issues Cancer in Iowa 2014 report, highlights HPV-related cancer treatment and detection
2014 Kid Captain Nominations are Open!
If your child has a life-changing story, nominate them for the 2014 Kid Captain program by April 9.
Mini Medical School - Iowa City
Registration is now open for the upcoming 3-week Mini Medical School in Iowa City.
Impact of UI Hospitals and Clinics on the Economy
This report shows the impact of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics on the economy in 2013.
Transplanting Love
It's been a year since Matthew donated a kidney to his wife, Tonia. Their love story plays out on video, in print, and on stage.
Men's Health Answers
Two University of Iowa urologists will hold free small-group discussions this spring to address a range of men’s health questions.
Diet Drinks Associated With Heart Trouble
Drinking two or more diet drinks a day may increase the risk of heart disease, including heart attack and stroke, in otherwise healthy postmenopausal women, according to a new University of Iowa study.
Free Head and Neck Cancer Screenings
As a part of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, physicians are offering free screenings for oral, head, and neck cancer from 8 a.m. to noon, Wednesday April 23, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
UI Health Care Clinics Honored for Electronic Medical Records
A number of University of Iowa clinics received the Stage 7 Ambulatory Award, which represents the attainment of the highest level on the Electronic Medical Record Adaptation Model (EMRAM). EMRAM is used to track EMR progress at hospitals and health systems.

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