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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 →

St. Luke’s Among Nation’s Top Performing for Treatment of Heart Attack

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award, the highest-level chest pain award. The award recognizes St. Luke’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that it has reached an aggressive… Read more →

St. Luke’s Birth Care Center first and only hospital in Iowa to treat postpartum hemorrhage with Jada System

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital has a new tool aimed at making childbirth safer. Last month, St. Luke’s became the first and only hospital in the state to use the Jada System for controlling and treating postpartum hemorrhage (abnormal uterine bleeding). Uncontrolled bleeding after childbirth is an emergency requiring immediate intervention. Mothers welcoming babies… Read more →

Cedar Rapids Healthcare Providers Recommend Celebrating Holidays With Immediate Household Only

Mercy Medical Center and UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital are encouraging Eastern Iowans to rethink plans for traditional Thanksgiving gatherings. Hospital officials say the safest way to spend the holiday is to celebrate only with individuals in the immediate household.  This echoes similar guidance shared Monday evening by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds. The recent… Read more →

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital Light to Honor Organ Donors

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital has started a new tradition to honor organ donors and bring awareness to the gift of life. In a tribute to honor patients and families who have made the decision to extend life and donate organs to the Iowa Donor Network, the hospital will turn its West Pavilion light… Read more →

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital Adjusts Entrance Points

The West Entrance of St. Luke’s Hospital will be DEDICATED for EMERGENCY Patients ONLY starting Tuesday, April 7. Outpatient and visitor traffic will be funneled to the SurgiCare Entrance.  This will decrease foot traffic near the Emergency Department and help decrease exposures. Outpatients and visitors should park on North Parking Structure (NPS) 4th floor.  See map… Read more →

Cedar Rapids hospitals limit number of patient visitors

Cedar Rapids (March 6, 2020) – In keeping with a commitment to patient safety, Mercy Medical Center and UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital will limit patient visitations in order to minimize potential patient exposure to seasonal influenza and other respiratory viruses. No cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Iowa. Starting today, the following… Read more →