Although burnout from COVID-19 caused some health care practitioners nationwide to leave the profession, involvement in the St. Luke’s maker space seems to contribute to more job satisfaction, better retention.
Articles Tagged: UnityPoint Health-Cedar Rapids
Health Care and Medicine Feb. 20, 2023 5:11 pm97d ago
Dozens of automated external defibrillators and trauma first aid kits — valued at over $100,000 — will go to first-responders, ambulance crews, churches and nonprofit organizations in Benton, Jones and Linn counties.
Health Care and Medicine Feb. 12, 2023 5:00 am105d ago
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.
Higher Ed Oct. 16, 2022 8:49 am224d ago
Colleges, universities, and trade schools are ramping up nurse-related partnerships, scholarships, internships, and mentorships in hopes of meeting the workforce’s increasingly dire needs.
Health Care and Medicine Aug. 25, 2022 6:00 am276d ago
While Iowans are generally highly vaccinated against polio, Linn County public health officials say recent cases in New York, Israel and the UK serve as a reminder and a warning not to forsake vaccines.
Higher Ed Nov. 26, 2022 9:54 am183d ago
Among four proposals Mercy Iowa City entertained last year in its search for a new partner was one from University of Iowa Health Care offering more than $605 million to take ownership of the community hospital and make it the “centerpiece” of a new UIHC “community division.”
Health Care and Medicine Jul. 22, 2022 6:00 am310d 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.
Health Care and Medicine Jun. 6, 2022 3:35 pm356d ago
UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids has announced a $25 million project at the Nassif Heart Center that is set to begin later this summer. The project will consolidate heart and vascular services within the same space and will expand existing services.
Community May. 24, 2022 6:00 am369d ago
Designed to help children effectively cope with loss in a safe, accepting environment, camp activities focus on the grieving process, encouraging interaction with others who have experienced similar losses.
Higher Ed May. 11, 2022 9:58 am382d 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 am399d 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 am426d 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.
People & Places Jan. 14, 2022 6:00 am499d 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 Dec. 31, 2021 6:00 am513d 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.
Community Dec. 29, 2021 6:00 am515d ago
Ava and Henry are 2021’s top girl’s and boy’s baby names respectively at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s in Cedar Rapids, but those names fell down the ranking when including lists from other UnityPoint hospitals in Eastern Iowa.