A new report released this week by the Iowa Hospital Association shows hospitals across the state cared for 2.6 million people and employed more than 149,000 individuals, accounting for $8.8 billion in total wages, in 2021.
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UI Health Care has reported a roughly $130 million increase in estimated construction costs to its North Liberty hospital campus, resulting in a 33 percent increase in its budget for the project. In all, the price tag is now more than $525 million. Hospital officials will ask for Board of Regents approval on the new budget in the July 27 meeting.
Corridor hospitals saw a decline in patients arriving in emergency rooms with fireworks-related injuries over the holiday weekend when compared to volumes in recent years. Cedar Rapids police also saw a decline in calls for services due to fireworks, but Iowa City totals remained the same when compared to previous years.