UI Hospitals and Clinics

May 2013

UI's $1.7 Billion Campaign Will Support Scholarships, Faculty
May 2 - Cedar Rapids Gazette - The campaign is the largest fundraising effort in UI history, affecting campus aspects from student scholarships to the building of the new UI Children's Hospital.
Endometriosis Risk Higher with Lower BMI
May 14 - MedPage Today - Thin women had a greater risk of developing endometriosis than women who were morbidly obese, according to a study done by UI Hospitals and Clinics physician Divya Shah, MD and colleagues.
Corridor Agencies Collaborate to Create Accountable Care Organization
May 22 - Cedar Rapids Gazette - Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Iowa is working with UI Hospitals and Clinics and Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids to create a new Accountable Care Organization. The ACO will focus on coordinating patient care to improve quality, provide greater value and slow increases in health care costs.
Living with Brain Trauma
May 30 - Iowa Public Radio - Daniel Tranel, UI neurology professor and director of the Iowa Neurological Patient Registry — a unique Iowa registry that tracks patient who've experience brain damage, talks brain science