UI Hospitals and Clinics

March 2014

Heart Parachutes at UI
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics specialists in the Heart and Vascular Center are researching a device that looks like a parachute that sets out to stop the progression of heart failure for heart-attack survivors.
Melanoma Awareness
Mo Milhem, Melanoma and Sarcoma Oncologist at the University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, talks with Paula Sands about skin cancer awareness.
Physicians Adopt Rare Procedure
Specialists from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics have collaborated to develop an incision-free treatment for achalasia, a disorder of the esophagus tube.
UIHC Offers Rare Incision-Free Treatment for Achalasia
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is the first and only hospital in the state to adopt an incision-free procedure for those with achalasia.
UI Clinics Receive Stage 7 EMRAM Award
A number of University of Iowa clinics received the Stage 7 EMRAM (Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model) Award, the highest level, for completing the eight stages to creating a paperless patient record environment. The Stage 7 award recognizes a commitment to complete EMR use in the clinics.