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Physician-Humanitarian Shares Compassion in MedQ and Beyond

The MedQuarter | July 29th, 2019

Dr. Kashif Chaudhry, a cardiac electrophysiologist at Mercy Medical Center and a humanitarian, was drawn to the MedQuarter Regional Medical District by a tradition of compassionate care. Dr. Chaudhry, a native of Pakistan, joined the cardiology team at Mercy in August 2018 to treat heart rhythm disorders. He chose Mercy because of “the emphasis on… Read more →

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MedQuarter Primed for More Growth in Cedar Rapids

The MedQuarter | July 17th, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – Over the last decade, the NewBo District and downtown Cedar Rapids have experienced a boom in popularity and growth. The district covers 55 square blocks, and it’s been an official district within Cedar Rapids since 2011.Now some people believe the next area to grow like that will be the MedQuarter Regional… Read more →

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Three Sister Organizations Continue Annual Tradition of Spreading Mercy in the Cedar Rapids Community

The MedQuarter | July 11th, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (July 11, 2019) – Sister organizations Mount Mercy University, the Catherine McAuley Center and Mercy Medical Center are continuing the tradition of spreading mercy in our community.  Circle the City with Mercy is a one-day community service project with volunteers from each organization coming together on Friday, July 19, near the anniversary… Read more →

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Nurse Has Found her Work Home

The MedQuarter | July 3rd, 2019

Namira Romero was still working in Ohio when she applied for a job in the MedQuarter Regional Medical District. She wasn’t quite sure that she wanted to move — until she had the interview. The respect and appreciation she felt made it an easy choice. She accepted an offer from UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s and made… Read more →

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Eastern Iowa Sleep Center Moves to PCI Medical Pavilion II

The MedQuarter | July 2nd, 2019

Eastern Iowa Sleep Center (EISC) announced May 3, 2019, it will be moving to the new PCI Medical Pavilion II located at 275 10th Street, SE. The move is tentatively scheduled for January 2020. EISC, a partnership between PCI, Mercy Medical Center, and UnityPoint-St. Luke’s Hospital, and PCI’s Neurology & Sleep Medicine Clinic will co-locate… Read more →

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Sanford Health, UnityPoint Health announce plans to join trusted brands

The MedQuarter | June 28th, 2019

Both organizations seek to become world leader in personalized primary care Sioux Falls, S.D. and Des Moines, Iowa – UnityPoint Health and Sanford Health have signed a letter of intent to explore joining their trusted brands as they seek to become the destination for personalized primary care in America’s Heartland. The decision follows considerable exploration… Read more →

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New Sculptures Now on Display in MedQ Park on 3rd

The MedQuarter | June 28th, 2019

There are a couple new additions to the MedQ Park on 3rd! Thanks to Gilded Pear Gallery, two sculptures are now on display. Cedar Rapids native Tom Newport created both pieces. Tom graduated from Cornell College in 1977 and has since lived in Cedar Rapids building his own jewelry design and sculpture business. The red… Read more →

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Current Trends in Mental Health Conference

The Current Trends in Mental Health conference will be held on October 2, 2019  from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Mariott hotel in Cedar Rapids, IA. A keynote presentation will feature Sally Spencer-Thomas, Psy.D., MNM entitled “Aspiring to a Zero Suicide Mindset: What Mental Health Providers Need to Know.” Registration online opens August… Read more →

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