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MedQuarter Primed for More Growth in Cedar Rapids

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 →

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

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 →

Nurse Has Found her Work Home

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 →

Eastern Iowa Sleep Center Moves to PCI Medical Pavilion II

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 →

Sanford Health, UnityPoint Health announce plans to join trusted brands

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 →

New Sculptures Now on Display in MedQ Park on 3rd

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 →

Coordinated Care Makes the Difference

A hallmark of the MedQuarter Regional Medical District is finding all the care you need in one place. More than that, you can count on our providers to work together to meet patient healthcare needs. Mike Hessenius of Cedar Rapids knows firsthand the benefit of the MedQ’s coordinated care. Mike has always been an active… Read more →

East Bound A Ave Closed May 21

East bound A Ave will be CLOSED for road work Tuesday, May 21 at 7:00 a.m. – June 11, 2019. See red-lined closure area.

The MedQuarter: Summer in the Q

Did you know that more than 6,000 people are employed within the MedQuarter Regional Medical District in Cedar Rapids? Between large and small employers alike, there’s both a professional medical community and community at large to engage. This summer, the MedQuarter Regional Medical District invites all of those community members to participate in FREE, healthy… Read more →

Cedar Rapids’ Core Districts Collaborate to Support New City Bike Share Program

May 08, 2019 The City of Cedar Rapids recently announced the first bike share program, which will feature electric-assist bikes and later this year, electric scooters. With the inclusion of a fleet of 150 e-bikes, with 90 bike rack stations throughout Cedar Rapids’ core districts, leaders of each Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID) are collaborating… Read more →