UnityPoint Tag Archive - MedQ

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UnityPoint is Extending Its Visitor Policy

Effective June 28, UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital will implement changes to its visitor policy as the community recovers from the pandemic and vaccination rates continues to increase. St. Luke’s visiting hours will be extended from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week. Hospital visitors are limited to two visitors per patient,… Read more →

Bubble Walk for Ronald McDonald Family Room at St. Luke’s Hospital

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois is hosting a Bubble Walk June 19 to build awareness for the Ronald McDonald Family Room at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Join the free walk June 19, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. to start and end at Woman & Children’s Pavilion of UnityPoint… Read more →

UnityPoint Health Performs New Stroke Risk Procedure

The heart team at UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital performed the first WATCHMAN FLX Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) implant last week in Cedar Rapids. The device implant reduces stroke risk in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation, acting as an alternative to the lifelong use of blood thinners for people with atrial fibrillation not caused… Read more →