Health Care

Daily Yonder Using tele-ERs can save patients money

A study from the College of Public Health finds that patients in rural areas can save money if their local hospital has a tele-ER service, which helps them avoid an expensive transfer to a better-equipped hospital in a larger city. 

E. Dale Abel to deliver 2018 Presidential Lecture

E. Dale Abel, chair and DEO of the Department of Internal Medicine in the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, will deliver the University of Iowa’s 35th annual Presidential Lecture on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
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University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital ranks in six specialties on latest ‘U.S. News & World Report’ list

“U.S. News & World Report” has ranked University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital in six specialties in the 2017–18 Best Children’s Hospitals list: No. 20 in neonatology, No. 21 in nephrology, No. 34 in cancer, No. 36 in urology, No. 45 in pulmonology, and No. 48 in cardiology/heart surgery.

UI researchers find brain region that affects drug use habits

Studies on rats show infralimbic cortex suppresses cocaine craving
University of Iowa researchers have identified a brain region involved in cocaine addiction. The findings could lead to targeted drugs or improved behavioral treatments for substance addiction, including opioid dependency.