UnityPoint Health Tag Archive - MedQ

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UnityPoint Health Nurses Named 2023 ‘Great Iowa Nurses’

UnityPoint Health is honored to have 50 nurses named to the 2023 Great Iowa Nurses list and 16 are from UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids. Honorees include: Kelli McAfee, Marion; Laura Barner, Springville; Peggy Bragg, Mt. Vernon; Mark Butschi, Robins, Penny Dullea, Swisher; Jordan Hagarty, Cedar Rapids; Paige Holland, Monmouth; Jeremy Gardemann, Independence; Jessica Newsom,… Read more →

Top Baby Names at UnityPoint Health Hospitals in Eastern Iowa for 2022

The name Olivia came out on top as the most popular girl’s name at UnityPoint Health hospitals in Eastern Iowa this year. This list is compiled from baby names at UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s, Finley and Allen Hospitals. For the boys – Jack was the number one pick. Top 10 most popular names at… Read more →

UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Foundation Receives Grant from Variety – the Children’s Charity to purchase horse riding simulators for Witwer Children’s Therapy

Patients at UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Witwer Children’s Therapy (WCT) are benefiting from new equipment, which mimics that of riding a horse. St. Luke’s Foundation received a $17,281 grant from Variety – the Children’s Charity to purchase two MiraColt Horse Riding Simulators for both WCT locations. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic WCT offered hippotherapy,… Read more →

St. Luke’s, UnityPoint locations reinstitute mandatory masking policy

St. Luke’s Hospital, along with all UnityPoint clinics and urgent care facilities, has reinstituted a mandatory masking policy for all staff, patients and visitors. The new requirement begins today (Friday, Dec. 9). “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends universal masking in health care facilities when there is high community transmission of COVID-19,… Read more →

UnityPoint Health Named to ‘Best Employers’ List for Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin

UnityPoint Health® continues to be recognized as one of the best places to work across all employers. West Des Moines, Iowa based UnityPoint Health has been named to the 2022 Forbes “America’s Best Employers By State” list in all three states of its footprint – Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. The fourth annual Forbes list, compiled… Read more →

Partnership Between UnityPoint-St. Luke’s, Kirkwood Hoping to Recruit More Nurses

Article from KCRG.com A new partnership between UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital and Kirkwood Community College is hoping to address the nursing shortage at the hospital. The Nursing Promise Program is open for students graduating this year and next, and will give them financial assistance if they agree to work in an area of need at St.… Read more →

UnityPoint Revising Mask Requirements

UnityPoint Health hospitals in Eastern Iowa are revising masking requirements based on community transmission levels of COVID-19. According to a release, included are the hospitals and affiliated clinics at UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital (Waterloo), UnityPoint Health – Finley Hospital (Dubuque) and UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital (Cedar Rapids). These hospitals are in communities… Read more →

Community Members Encouraged to Express their Appreciation for Healthcare Workers

UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids is asking community members to express their appreciation for our healthcare workers on Valentine’s Day or any day in February. Individuals may consider showing their gratitude or appreciation for a healthcare worker at UnityPoint Health by completing an act of kindness. Here are some ideas: Send a free e-card to… 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 Classes and Events

Visit https://www.unitypoint.org/cedarrapids/classes-and-events.aspx for an up-to-date listing of monthly classes and events with UnityPoint Health Cedar Rapids!