UI Hospitals and Clinics

April 2012

Too Many Medical Tests?
April 5 - Omaha World-Herald - Doctors perform too many tests and procedures, and patients demand too many as well, a national report published Wednesday says.
Iowa's First Fragile X Clinic Opened
April 16 - The Daily Iowan - Fragile X -- a rare chromosomal mutation -- is difficult to recognize, but those advocating for its treatment say they hope the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will bring better local recognition to the disorder.
Family Presents Annual Check to UI Hospitals and Clinics for Hepatitis C Research
April 18 - The Daily Iowan - The family of Martha Maahs, an Iowa woman who died from Hepatisis C in 2000, has donated to the UI Gastroenterology Division in hopes of progressing toward a cure.
Nurses Named Among Iowa's Best
April 23 - The Daily Iowan - Donna Dolezal, Sandra Roberts, and 10 other nurses from UI Hospitals and Clinics were added to this year's list of 100 Great Iowa Nurses.
Little Girl, Big Journey
April 24 - IowaNow - Haitian infant with birth defect receives life-saving surgery and care at UI Hospitals and Clinics.
Increase of Cardiac Catheterization Procedures
April 25 - The Daily Iowan - Catheters are becoming a popular alternative to invasive surgery at UI Hospitals and Clinics.