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Tanager Place Hosts “Family Engagement Evening”

Tanager Place is inviting area parents and guardians to the Cedar Rapids Public Library Thursday, 2/22/18, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. to encourage discussions on mental health and broach other difficult subjects with children with “Family Engagement Evening.” The intention is for any parent, guardian or professional who works with young children or adolescents to… Read more →

PCI Hosting Health Transitions Seminar on Feb. 22

Health Transitions Clinic at Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa is hosting a free introductory seminar at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Community Room at PCI Medical Pavilion, 202 10th St. SE, Cedar Rapids. The medically-supervised weight-loss program helps those who are overweight, and dealing with medical issues that accompany the condition, including: Type 2 diabetes… Read more →

Cedar Rapids Breast Imaging Facilities Offering New Ultrasound System for Breast Cancer Screening

The MedQuarter | February 19th, 2018

As part of a joint, community-wide effort, Mercy Medical Center, UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital, Radiology Consultants of Iowa (RCI) and OB-GYN Associates are pleased to announce they are now offering Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS) for breast cancer screening as a supplement to mammography for women with dense breast tissue. All four facilities have… Read more →

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Surgery Center Cedar Rapids to Perform 100,000th Procedure

The MedQuarter | February 16th, 2018

Fifteen years ago, several groups of community surgeons joined together with St. Luke’s Hospital and announced plans to operate a certified outpatient surgery facility, Surgery Center Cedar Rapids. On Feb. 14, Surgery Center will perform its 100,000th procedure. The state-of-the-art facility is designed for efficiency and convenience to handle an array of surgical and procedural… Read more →

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CBJ Healthcare Summit

At 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, join the Corridor Business Journal to hear from several speakers including “The Future of UI Health Care” with keynote speaker, Dr. J. Brooks Jackson, Vice President for Medical Affairs & Dean, Carver College of Medicine & UI Health Care. This annual event invites health care… Read more → Rates Mercy Medical Center and Unity Point – St. Luke’s Hospital on it’s Best Hospitals List!

The MedQuarter | February 7th, 2018 analyzed over 1,800 surveys of nurses from 314 hospitals in Iowa to rank the best hospitals to work for in the state of Iowa. Read more at:

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Mercy Medical Center Begins Open Heart Surgery Program

The MedQuarter | November 9th, 2017

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (Nov. 9, 2017) – Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids successfully completed its first open heart surgery last week. A Marion man in his mid-60s underwent coronary artery bypass grafting at Mercy on Wednesday, Nov. 1.  The surgery was performed by Dr. C.C. Lee. Since obtaining approval by the State Health Facilities… Read more →

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