Thanks to grant funding, Witwer Children’s Therapy in Cedar Rapids has new equipment that mimics riding a horse. Witwer is currently the only therapy clinic in the state that uses the MiraColt in sessions.
After the University of Iowa’s chosen finalist in October declined an offer to succeed Brooks Jackson as vice president for medical affairs of UI Health Care and dean of its Carver College of Medicine, the campus is relaunching its search for a new head of its sprawling health care enterprise.
The study took place between September of 2019 and July of 2021 at trauma centers in Iowa City, Iowa; Miami and Jacksonville, Florida; Charlotte, North Carolina; Baltimore; Worcester, Massachusetts; and Sacramento, California. Medical examiners at four of the sites also took part.
By Hannah Recht - Kaiser Health News
Health Care and Medicine Dec. 12, 2022 6:00 am49d ago
The Pfizer pill that’s prevented many people infected with COVID-19 from being hospitalized or dying, has been free, courtesy of the federal government. But the government will stop footing the bill in the coming months, shifting the cost to patients, many of whom are at the highest risk of severe illness.
By Tony Leys - Kaiser Health News
Health Care and Medicine Dec. 5, 2022 6:00 am56d ago
Unlike methadone, the traditional medication to wean people off heroin or other opioids, buprenorphine can be prescribed at primary care clinics and dispensed at neighborhood pharmacies.
Adding to the growing list of construction and renovation projects University of Iowa Health Care is pursuing in and around its campus, UIHC now is asking an outside development team to design, plan and build it a new primary care medical office building in Iowa City. Competing hospitals are concerned, saying primary care needs in the area are already well-served.
Over a budget year in which Mercy Iowa City sought a new managing partner, entertained a takeover offer from University of Iowa Health Care, and tried to climb back from tens of millions in pandemic-incurred losses, new documents made public last week show finances for the Iowa City-based hospital only worsened.