Health News

  • Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

    The Iowa City Press-Citizen reported on Dr. Peter Damiano's presentation about the implications of health care reform for senior citizens.
  • Saturday, May 1st, 2010

    Dr. Peter Damiano discusses what the health care reform law will mean for Iowans as well as the United States in an op-ed published in the Gazette.
  • Monday, April 26th, 2010

    The University of Iowa Interdisciplinary Health Group allowed forty-two students the chance to present their research while interacting with researchers from other disciplines on April 22nd.
  • Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

    Dr. Peter Damiano, Todd Linden and Joseph Folsom spoke to NPR about the expected changes for hospitals, patients and small business from the signing of the health care reform law on April 13th.
  • Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

    The PPC’s Health Policy Research Program has received a grant to study the current and potential uses of Health Information Technologies (HIT) by five types of health care providers in Iowa.

  • Monday, April 5th, 2010

    Kevin Sellers will present at the MIPACS convention in Charlotte, NC and discuss what has been done and what issues remain in using and storing digital radiographs.
  • Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

    Students at all levels are invited to participate in the 11th Annual Student Interdisciplinary Health Research Poster Session on April 22nd.
  • Monday, February 1st, 2010

    A study by researchers focusing on women in Iowa, shows that publicly funded family planning services are cost-effective for women who would use Medicaid and other public assistance programs.
  • Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

    Results from the 2009 survey, MediPass, show that it continues to receive higher ratings than traditional fee-for-service programs.
  • Monday, December 14th, 2009

    A new grant will help to fund a PPC Health Program looking to develop a dental workforce model that substantially augments the population-to-dentist ration used by health planners.