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President’s message: Thank you for 20 years of growth and friendship

It’s a cliché to say much has changed in the past 20 years but listening to Alan Jackson singing, “Where Were You” Sept. 11, 2021, in Wells Fargo Arena, it was impossible not to think about where I was on Sept. 11, 2001, and all the waters that we have navigated since then.

Over the past 20 years, Iowa’s health care system, led by Iowa’s hospitals, has witnessed an extraordinary renewal of infrastructure and successful redesign efforts. To name a few, IHA bringing greater equity to Medicare, rewriting the certificate-of-need statute, expanding Medicaid, establishing a new rural hospital payment option and providing an unparalleled data resource that brings even greater sustainability to our health system.

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