After dire predictions about a “tripledemic” of RSV, COVID-19, influenza and other respiratory viruses, hospitals in Cedar Rapids and elsewhere are faring better than predicted.
Articles Tagged: Mercy Medical Center
Business News Jan. 6, 2023 4:47 pm148d ago
Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance picks Mercy’s retired CEO for Howard Hall award
Health Care and Medicine Jul. 28, 2022 4:27 pm310d ago
For the first time, Mercy employees joined employees at United Fire Group Insurance to encourage patients at Hall-Perrine Cancer Center from the ground floor.
Health Care and Medicine Jul. 22, 2022 6:00 am317d ago
Mercy Medical Center and UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital have announced additional partnerships with area nursing programs in an effort to recruit more locally trained nurses in the midst of ongoing staff challenges.
Community Jun. 15, 2022 6:00 am354d ago
Mercy’s legacy of providing cancer care to the Cedar Rapids community dates back to 1956, when the first linear accelerator, a machine that aims radiation at cancer tumors with pinpoint accuracy, was gifted by Howard Hall.
Health Care and Medicine May. 19, 2022 5:21 pm380d ago
Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids has named Dr. Timothy Quinn as the hospital’s new president and CEO effective Jan. 1, 2023. The family medicine physician currently is executive vice president and chief of clinical operations.
Higher Ed May. 11, 2022 9:58 am389d ago
Adding to the growing clinic side of its operation, University of Iowa Health Care on Tuesday opened new Urgent Care and Sports Medicine clinics in Cedar Rapids.
Health Care and Medicine Apr. 24, 2022 6:00 am406d ago
Health care providers in Eastern Iowa are pulling out all the stops to recruit and retain nursing staff amid an ongoing nursing shortage in the United States.
Health Care and Medicine Mar. 28, 2022 6:00 am433d ago
Effective March 28, 2022, both Cedar Rapids hospitals will begin allowing some hospitalized patients more visitors, a break from stricter policies set at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Health Care and Medicine Mar. 11, 2022 7:52 am450d ago
Under the new program, Mercy Medical will provide financial assistance and salaries to Mount Mercy University nursing students, and in exchange, those students will work at the hospital after graduation.
Community Mar. 9, 2022 6:00 am452d ago
Dr. Scott Nau, a pediatrician who has cared for some of the most complex and critical cases among Cedar Rapids children for the past 40 years, officially will retire later this month.
Health Care and Medicine Feb. 2, 2022 2:57 pm486d ago
Tim Charles, president and chief executive officer of Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, announced his plans to retire at the end of this year.
People & Places Jan. 14, 2022 6:00 am506d ago
With fewer of them since the pandemic began, hospice volunteers in Eastern Iowa listen to the stories that many don’t hear in the final stages of people’s lives.
Health Care and Medicine Jan. 12, 2022 2:46 pm507d ago
As new COVID-19 infections continue surging statewide, both Cedar Rapids hospitals continue to delay elective, non-emergent surgical procedures to preserve hospital capacity.
Health Care and Medicine Dec. 31, 2021 6:00 am520d ago
Henry was the most popular name for boys born at Cedar Rapids hospitals in 2021. For girls, Ava and Nora took the number one picks.