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Ideal Protein at Mercy Health Plaza

These informational sessions allow you to learn more about the Ideal Protein program and the coach(es) who will help you along the way. You also get to taste test some products and hear from successful dieters. To register or for more days and times, visit:  https://www.mercycare.org/events/event-search-results-detail/?eventId=71415caa-bc28-e911-a2d0-001dd8b71cdd#ScheduleLocation

Ideal Protein at Mercy Health Plaza

These informational sessions allow you to learn more about the Ideal Protein program and the coach(es) who will help you along the way. You also get to taste test some products and hear from successful dieters. To register or for more days and times, visit:  https://www.mercycare.org/events/event-search-results-detail/?eventId=71415caa-bc28-e911-a2d0-001dd8b71cdd#ScheduleLocation

Mercy Anti-Human Trafficking Coordinator Identified for Federal Advisory Council

The MedQuarter | November 1st, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (October 31, 2019) – President Trump announced his intention this week to appoint Mercy’s anti-human trafficking coordinator, Teresa Davidson, to a national council against human trafficking. Once her appointment is signed, Davidson will be one of nine people that are part of the Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking.  As… Read more →

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Mercy Named Among Nation’s Most Wired Hospitals Once Again

The MedQuarter | October 10th, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (October 10, 2019) – Mercy Medical Center has again been named one of healthcare’s Most Wired hospitals, according to the results of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Most Wired® Survey. Mercy achieved a level nine award – the highest among Iowa hospitals and the only ambulatory system in Iowa… Read more →

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Especially for You Race Celebrates 29 Years with Nearly 14,500 Participants

The MedQuarter | October 7th, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (Oct. 6, 2019) – Nearly 14,500 people registered for the 29th annual Especially for You® Race Against Breast Cancer, which took place today at Mercy Medical Center. Proceeds from race registrations benefit the Especially for You fund. This year more than $429,000 in registrations was raised for the fund, which provides financial… Read more →

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Mercy & Alliant Energy Light the Night Pink to Promote Breast Cancer Awareness

The MedQuarter | October 2nd, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS (Sept. 25, 2019) – Mercy Medical Center and Alliant Energy are joining forces to light the night pink on Thursday, October 3.  The Power of Pink event will mark the arrival of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — October — with a lighting ceremony, fireworks, live music, and giveaways to promote awareness and… Read more →

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Making Big Moves in the MedQ

The MedQuarter | September 27th, 2019

Drs. Eric and Amanda Griggs had dreamed of being part of something bigger. They wanted to provide great chiropractic care, engage with local businesses and support their local community. They found it in the MedQuarter. The two doctors made the move from Colby, Kansas, to Cedar Rapids in January 2019 and purchased Chiropractic Health Care… Read more →

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Especially for You Race Against Breast Cancer Marks its 29th Year

The MedQuarter | September 26th, 2019

CEDAR RAPDIS, IA (Sept. 26, 2019) – The 29th annual Especially for You® (EFY) Race Against Breast Cancer is almost here!  To date, more than 13,600 people have registered to participate in the Oct. 6 race. The race supports the Especially for You Fund, providing mammograms, ultrasounds, biopsies, and other breast-care and gynecological cancer screenings… Read more →

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Two Corridor Cities Make Best Places to Live List

The MedQuarter | September 18th, 2019

Two Corridor cities have made MONEY.com’s annual 100 Best Places to Live in America list. Iowa City topped the list at No. 19, while Cedar Rapids ranked No. 83. Ames and Des Moines also made the list, coming it at No. 35 and No. 62, respectively. Iowa City was cited for its “well-rounded” nature, including… Read more →

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MedQuarter Celebrates Accomplishments Over the Last Eight Years

The MedQuarter | September 11th, 2019

Of the three self-supported municipal improvement districts (or SSMIDs, as we often refer to them) in Cedar Rapids, the MedQuarter was the second to be formed. The Downtown SSMID was formed in 1986 and the Czech Village/New Bohemia SSMID in 2015. The Cedar Rapids City Council officially approved the establishment of the Medical SSMID in… Read more →

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