Rural hospitals using telemedicine to back up emergency health care providers not only save money, but might find it easier to to recruit new physicians down the road, reports the University of Iowa. Rural hospitals that switched to tele-ER emergency provider models saved an average of $117,000 annually in health care provider costs, the study reported. […]

The newborn training medical staff at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids will cry and squirm like any other. It will also change color to indicate blood and air flow – one of the small reminders separating the neonatal robot training baby from a live, high-risk birth. The robotic newborn is a new tool […]