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Anti-Human Trafficking Education Event

Hear from survivors of human trafficking about the barriers they face. You are invited to attend an event at Mercy Medical Center as part of their anti-human trafficking efforts. This hybrid event (hosted in person and online via Zoom) from 9:00 a.m. to noon on January 24 will feature multiple survivors and advocates discussing the… Read more →

Mercy returns to masking precautions

Due to the increased incidence of influenza, COVID, RSV and other respiratory illnesses in the community, Mercy Medical Center and MercyCare facilities are returning to universal masking precautions. Beginning, Monday, December 19, visitors, patient families, volunteers and Mercy staff members are required to mask at all times while in Mercy facilities. Mercy has temporarily returned… Read more →

Mercy’s Hall-Perrine Cancer Center adds new Gynecologic Oncology Clinic

Mercy Cedar Rapids is pleased to announce the addition of Gunjal Garg, MD, FACOG, MSCI, to the new Gynecologic Oncology Clinic at the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center. The clinic will be the first of its kind in Cedar Rapids and among only a few others in Iowa. Dr. Garg will begin seeing patients on Mon., Dec.… Read more →

Mercy acquires additional tool for screening and diagnostic colonoscopies

Mercy Medical Center is now offering screening colonoscopy patients a new technology to aid in the detection of colorectal polyps – the GI GeniusTM intelligent endoscopy module. The GI GeniusTM module uses artificial intelligence (AI) to assist physicians as they screen for colorectal cancer. Mercy is the first hospital in Iowa to acquire this technology.… Read more →

Mercy Cedar Rapids Earns Highest Recognition in Iowa from Most Wired

Mercy Medical Center has been awarded 2022 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a certified Level 9 organization – making it the highest-ranking hospital in Iowa – for the use of healthcare technology in its acute and ambulatory care delivery. This is the 15th time since 2006 that Mercy has received the Most Wired… Read more →

Together in Song chorus to perform at Mercy Medical Center on Oct. 28

The Family Caregivers Center of Mercy is pleased to announce a special presentation of the Together in Song chorus at 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28. The concert takes place in Hallagan Education Center at Mercy Medical Center, 701 10th St. SE, Cedar Rapids. The Together in Song Chorus was designed as a fun, no-pressure… Read more →

Mercy named among America’s Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers

Mercy Medical Center has been recognized on Newsweek’s America’s Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers 2022 list. The list highlights the nation’s top inpatient rehabilitation facilities based on quality of care, quality of service, quality of follow-up care, and accommodation and amenities. Newsweek’s rankings are made on a state and regional basis. The 25 states with the most facilities… Read more →

Especially for You® Race achieves record participation with 15,800 registrants

A record-setting 15,800 people registered for the 32nd annual Especially for You® Race Against Breast Cancer, which took place recently at Mercy Medical Center. This year’s race came in just above the previous record of 15,792 participants in 2011. Proceeds from race registrations benefit the Especially for You fund. This year more than $499,500 in… Read more →

Mercy Cedar Rapids adjusts masking guidelines

Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids is updating its masking guidelines. Beginning Tues., Oct.4, if individuals are asymptomatic and have not been exposed to COVID within the last 10 days, masks are no longer required in common areas of the main hospital, MercyCare clinics and other Mercy facilities. Hospital and Hospice House staff will continue… Read more →

Mercy Cedar Rapids promotes breast cancer awareness with pink lights

Beginning Oct. 1, the Mercy Medical Center campus will be lit in pink in observance of breast cancer awareness month. Alliant Energy is also partnering with Mercy on this initiative, using LED technology to light its downtown building in pink, as well, throughout the month of October. The pink lights serve as a visible reminder… Read more →