University Hospitals

UIHC event aims to bring eating disorders into the light

IOWA CITY — When Kelsey Andresen’s weight dropped dangerously low, first as a teenager and then again in college, she survived because she had a strong support network and was able to find treatment for her eating disorder.

Not [...]

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Disney approach about going ‘extra inch’ not extra mile at UIHC

IOWA CITY — After three years, the Disney Institute approach has filtered across the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Big and little changes can be seen in the design of new buildings, new roles called service ambassadors, a [...]

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Iowa City says something must change following UI-Coralville deal

IOWA CITY — Demand change from the powers that be or take a harder stance at the negotiating table.

Those are, in short, the two paths Iowa City Manager Tom Markus sees for the City Council in response to a lucrative tax deal between [...]

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Regents approve rate increase, budget for UIHC

IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinic will increase rates by 6 percent in the next budget year after the Board of Regents approved the price bump Wednesday during its monthly meeting.

But, UIHC officials said, only a [...]

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Rare disease leads to unlikely friendship for two Eastern Iowans

Aly Becker isn’t your typical 21-year-old. The Cedar Rapids woman has grown up all too fast, thanks to a daily medical regimen that would make anyone’s head spin.

“That basket is pretty much a days’ worth of what I use,” she said, pointing t [...]

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Dance Marathon celebrates 20th year fighting cancer

Children danced, cupcakes were decorated, games were played, and the ever-present "FTK” chant was shouted amongst the small crowd in the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. While University of Iowa students were standing and dancing for 24 ho [...]

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New Iowa health report shows drop in cancer deaths, more accidental poisoning

Cancer remained the second leading killer of Iowans from 2006 to 2010, but its mortality rates are trending down, according to a new report out of the University of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Public Health.

Since the 1990s, Iowa has see [...]

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