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Mercy Cedar Rapids earns 2020 Most Wired recognition once again

CEDAR RAPDIS, IA (Oct. 12, 2020) – Mercy Medical Center has, once again, been named one of healthcare’s Most Wired hospitals, according to the results of the 2020 College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Digital Health Most Wired® Survey. This is the 13th time since 2006 that Mercy has received the Most Wired recognition.… Read more →

Mercy lights campus pink to mark breast cancer awareness month

Pink lights will illuminate the Mercy Medical Center campus beginning the evening of Oct. 1 as the hospital begins its observance of breast cancer awareness month. The pink lights will shine at both Mercy Medical Center and Hall-Perrine Cancer Center throughout the month of October, serving as a reminder to the women in our community… Read more →

Mercy Foundation receives gift for establishment of HallMar Village Innovation Center for Aging & Dementia

The Mercy Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce a $2 million lead gift from the Chris and Suzy DeWolf family of Cedar Rapids for the creation and formation of the Chris and Suzy DeWolf Family Innovation Center for Aging & Dementia. The DeWolf Family Innovation Center will be located in northeast Cedar Rapids as… Read more →

Gems of Hope Welcomes Sarah McCaffrey as Executive Director

Sarah McCaffrey was recently announced Executive Director at Gems of Hope. McCaffrey holds a masters degree in organizational leadership and a bachelor of applied studies emphasizing both leadership and non-profit management. She has extensive background in nonprofit work. On the position, McCaffrey says, “I am so happy to be part of Gems and to bring… Read more →

Especially For You Race Marks It’s 30th Year With Virtual Event

The 30th annual Especially for You® (EFY) Race Against Breast Cancer is almost here! This year, given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the EFY race will be held virtually to ensure the safety of participants and our community. To date, about 9,500 people have registered. Registration is open at www.especiallyforyourace.org until race morning, Sun., Oct. 11.… Read more →

Mercy Awards Rural First Responder Grants to Outlying Agencies

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (Aug. 31, 2020) – In recognition of the critical role first responders play in rural emergency care, Mercy Medical Center is pleased to award Rural First Responder Grants totaling more than $19,250 to 11 area first-responder agencies. The grants will assist with education and resources necessary to provide the best medical care… Read more →

Eastern Iowa Sleep Supply to Open This Fall in Cedar Rapids

Eastern Iowa Sleep Center and UnityPoint at Home recently announced a joint venture, Eastern Iowa Sleep Supply LLC, that will offer a comprehensive selection of CPAP supplies and sleep equipment to patients in the Cedar Rapids region. Eastern Iowa Sleep Supply is scheduled to open this fall and will be located inside Physicians Clinic of… Read more →

Full Operations Resume on Mercy Medical Center Campus

Power has been restored to Mercy Medical Center and the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center. The hospital has resumed full operations and all hospital services are available. Patients with appointments on Thurs., Aug.13 and beyond should keep their appointments at the hospital. Staff members are still reaching out to patients whose appointments will need to be rescheduled… Read more →

Mercy inpatient rehabilitation program earns CARF accreditation

CEDAR RAPIDS (Aug. 10, 2020) – Mercy Medical Center is pleased to announce that its Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (IRU) has been awarded a Three-Year Term of Accreditation from CARF International as an Adult Inpatient Medical Rehabilitation Program and Hospital Stroke Specialty Program. CARF is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body that promotes quality, value, and optimal… Read more →

The History Center Opens More Days Starting in August

We were so excited to welcome visitors back to the Douglas Mansion on Saturdays in July! And in August, we’ll be adding additional opportunities for you to visit. Next month, we will be open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from noon to 4 PM. These guidelines will apply: ·    Reservations are encouraged (but not required) and… Read more →