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Paint The Ice For A Great Cause With The Quad City Storm

January 29th, 2022
Paint The Ice For A Great Cause With The Quad City Storm

The Quad City Storm and UnityPoint Health® –Trinity are excited to announce the third annual Hockey Fights Cancer ice painting event will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, January 31 at the TaxSlayer Center.  Lavender paint and paint brushes will be provided for the general public to paint the names of friends and family members who have battled or are currently battling cancer on the ice.  The names will remain displayed on the ice for the Storm’s Hockey Fights Cancer Night game on Saturday February 5. The game is presented by UnityPoint Health – Trinity. “This event is always... Read More

Living Proof Exhibit Partners With Bettendorf Restaurant To Help Artists, People Impacted by Cancer

August 7th, 2021
Living Proof Exhibit Partners With Bettendorf Restaurant To Help Artists, People Impacted by Cancer

Saturday in the Arts is a weekly feature covering a trend, subject, event or personality of local interest. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for the best entertainment and arts coverage in the area, QuadCities.com! If you look around while you’re enjoying a great meal at Food Affair Bistro in Bettendorf (and you should do both), you should know most of the amazing artworks were created by cancer survivors in the region – paintings by Kent Broadbent, Annawan; Gina Kirschbaum, Bettendorf; Tara Moorman, Cedar Rapids, and several by Laura Goldman Weinberg, Fairfield, Iowa. It’s a new... Read More

New Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute to Open in Moline in 2022

June 8th, 2021
New Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute to Open in Moline in 2022

UnityPoint Health – Trinity and Encompass Health are partnering to build a new Quad Cities Rehabilitation Institute, which will be at the intersection of 52nd Avenue and 7th Street in Moline. The specialty hospital expects to begin serving patients in the summer of 2022. On Monday, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the future home of the facility. Speakers included Robert J. Erickson, UnityPoint Health – Trinity President & CEO; Albert Park, UnityPoint Health – Trinity Medical Director for Inpatient Rehabilitation Services; U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos; Troy DeDecker, President of Encompass... Read More

UnityPoint Health Wins National Healthcare Advertising Awards

May 17th, 2021
UnityPoint Health Wins National Healthcare Advertising Awards

UnityPoint Health won six Healthcare Advertising Awards for their 2020 marketing campaign featuring a “kid ambassador” delivering real, critical messages to consumers during the Covid-19 pandemic. UnityPoint Health, an integrated healthcare system, which serves patients in Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin, also received a coveted “Best of Show” award for their commercial featuring the kid ambassador giving a pep talk to his stuffed animals on fighting Covid-19. In addition to receiving a “Best of Show” designation, a category that recognizes outstanding creative execution, overall... Read More

Living Proof Partners With Q-C Nonprofits in New Bookmark Project

February 12th, 2021
Living Proof Partners With Q-C Nonprofits in New Bookmark Project

Living Proof Exhibit, a Quad-Cities non-profit that provides the therapeutic benefits of the arts to people touched by cancer, has gathered its arts partners together to provide a virtual escape for those affected by the disease. “Due to the pandemic, we aren’t able to get volunteers into the hospitals to support people undergoing cancer treatments,” said Pamela Crouch, executive director of Living Proof Exhibit. “Instead, we’ve created a bookmark with a QR code that will take patients to virtual programming from us and our arts partners.” “The bookmarks are super easy to use,”... Read More

Quad-Cities’ ICU Nurse Speaks Up With The Truth About Covid

November 24th, 2020
Quad-Cities' ICU Nurse Speaks Up With The Truth About Covid

The following first-person testimonial about her experiences was written by Cara Crumrine, RN for UnityPoint Health As an intensive care nurse at UnityPoint Health, I’ve seen fellow medical personnel in my life putting out scary memes and begging posts asking people to help them. I’ve seen other community members speak about how it’s not right or fair to have government officials interfere in their livelihood. I’ve seen these comments, plus countless more, and decided it’s time to speak up. This is hard. I haven’t been in a situation where I watch the world I’ve built with hard work... Read More

Quad-Cities UnityPoint Health – Trinity Urging Community Action as COVID-19 Cases Spike

November 12th, 2020
Quad-Cities UnityPoint Health - Trinity Urging Community Action as COVID-19 Cases Spike

UnityPoint Health® – Trinity is urging the community to do their part and take action to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Cases of COVID-19 are spiking throughout the Quad Cities and surrounding areas, causing a significant increase in hospitalizations. Now more than ever, it is crucial for the entire community to understand what they do impacts everyone, and the challenges we are facing are very real and urgent. The entire UnityPoint Health system is seeing an increase in COVID-19 positivity rates and hospitalizations. “If the presence of COVID-19 in our communities is a marathon and not... Read More