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Mercy Foundation, Fairfax State Savings Bank join forces on Giving Tuesday

The Mercy Medical Center Foundation has announced that Fairfax State Savings Bank will match financial donations in observance of Giving Tuesday, which is Nov. 30. Donations received through the Mercy Foundation’s Giving Tuesday website from Nov. 16-30 will be matched by Fairfax State Savings Bank, up to $15,000. Patrick Slater, president and board chair of… Read more →

UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital Earns Highest-Level Recognition for Chest Pain Care

St. Luke’s also Recognized by the American College of Cardiology in the “Best Hospitals” Issue of U.S. News & World Report UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital was recognized by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) in the 2022 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report for its dedication to heart patients. St.… Read more →

MyUnityPoint allows patients to show proof of COVID vaccination and test results on Smartphones

MyUnityPoint (MyChart) allows patients to easily share their vaccine status for travel or events without having to carry a paper vaccine card UnityPoint Health is introducing a digital option to offer proof of vaccination status or negative test for established patients. For people who travel, or need to show vaccination status for an event, their… Read more →

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital LifeGuard Air Ambulance Receives Accreditation

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital LifeGuard Air Ambulance recently received a three-year accreditation from the Commission on the Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS). CAMTS is an organization dedicated to improving the quality and safety of medical transport services. The Commission offers a program of voluntary evaluation of compliance with accreditation standards demonstrating the… Read more →

Mercy Medical Center Foundation & Fairfax State Savings Bank Announce Giving Tuesday Match Challenge

The Mercy Medical Center Foundation is pleased to share that Fairfax State Savings Bank will be matching financial donations in observance of Giving Tuesday, which is Nov. 30. Starting Nov. 16 and continuing through Nov. 30, all donations received through the Mercy Foundation’s Giving Tuesday website will be matched by Fairfax State Savings Bank, up… Read more →

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital Goes Green to Raise Awareness About Need for Injury Prevention

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital the hospital will turn its West Pavilion light green to help raise awareness about Injury Prevention. St. Luke’s is one of many organizations and cities across the country marking National Injury Prevention Day on Thurs., Nov. 18 and going green to support the awareness initiative. According to Injury Free… Read more →

St. Luke’s LifeGuard Flight Paramedic Soars to Milestone

Long-time UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital LifeGuard Air Ambulance Flight Paramedic Sue Mincks, recently soared to a personal milestone – she has flown 1,000 flights on LifeGuard. Watch the video interview here! Mincks has worked at St. Luke’s for 16 years and counting, joining St. Luke’s and the LifeGuard team in 2005. Prior to… Read more →

The History Center Features Last Historical Armstrong’s Department Store Display

The History Center is excited to share the last holiday display shown at Armstrong’s Department Store through a temporary exhibit available November 13 through December 30, 2021. Armstrong employee Ron King, who helped bring the infamous holiday displays to shoppers for 24 years, has rebuilt the display Rudolph’s Retreat. The community is invited for a first-look… Read more →

Mercy Cedar Rapids Earns Highest Recognition from Most Wired

Mercy Medical Center has been awarded 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a certified Level 10 organization – the highest achievement possible – for the use of healthcare technology in its ambulatory care delivery. The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Digital Health Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to assess… Read more →

Mercy Earns National Recognition for Excellence in Stroke Care

Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Quality Achievement Award for excellence in treating stroke. This award acknowledges Mercy’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death and a… Read more →