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Five Iowa Health Systems Launch Statewide Alert Notification System

Five Iowa Health Systems Launch Statewide Alert Notification System

Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME) and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) are pleased to announce five Iowa health care systems have begun using the Statewide Alert Notification (SWAN) system. This tool provides real-time, secure notifications to care teams regarding emergency room visits, admissions and discharges of their members.

Friday, June 24, 2016/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (3393)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Warmer Weather Prompts Public Health Reminder

Warmer Weather Prompts Public Health Reminder

With temperatures expected to rise above 90 degrees for the first time this year, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reminds Iowans to keep health in mind during the hot weather.

Thursday, June 9, 2016/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (2717)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
State Report Focuses on Complete Streets

State Report Focuses on Complete Streets

A new report prepared by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach for the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) finds only about 25 percent of Iowa’s largest cities have policies that support streets that serve cars, bikes, buses and walkers – so called ‘complete streets’ which are accessible to everyone.

Monday, June 6, 2016/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (2547)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Iowa City Pediatrician Named Immunization Champion

Iowa City Pediatrician Named Immunization Champion

Dr. Jody Murph, a pediatrician with the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital in Iowa City, has been named Iowa’s 2016 Childhood Immunization Champion.
Friday, April 15, 2016/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (2585)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.8
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Battling a Silent Epidemic

Battling a Silent Epidemic

Each year, thousands of Iowans’ lives are changed by brain injuries. A car crash, a fall on the ice, or a hard bump on the head can cause what’s known as ‘traumatic brain injury’ or TBI. Often, the complications of TBI, which include changes in thinking, language, or even general emotions, are often missed. Because of this, TBI is often called a silent epidemic. March is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month in Iowa.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (2501)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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