UI Hospitals and Clinics

June 2012

Muscatine Couple Nurtures Daughter, Born 14 Weeks Premature
June 1 - Muscatine Journal - After experiencing labor symptoms 14 weeks early, new expecting mom, Mandy Hunter, needed specialized care at UI Hospitals and Clinics.
Study: Smokers Have Higher Surgical Costs, More Complications
June 1 - HealthDay - A study by lead author Dr. Aparna Kamath, clinical assistant professor of internal medicine at UI Hospitals and Clinics, names postsurgical respiratory complications as a major reason for increased hospital costs among smokers.
Putting a Face on Organ Donations: Organ Recipients Share Their Stories with Local Audience
June 10 - Muscatine Journal - Organ transplant recipients from UI Hospitals and Clinics shared their stores during the sixth annual Iowa Transplant Open, a golf and dinner event that raises funds and awareness for organ and tissue donation.
Iowa River Landing Clinic Scheduled to Open in October
June 19 - The Daily Iowan - UI Hospitals and Clinics will soon expand care to the Iowa River Landing area in Coralville.
Iowa Eagles Give $144K to UI Hospitals and Clinics for MS Research
June 25 - The Daily Iowan - The Fraternal Order of the Eagles donated $144,113 to UI Hospitals and Clinics to dedicate to multiple sclerosis patient care and research.

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