IHA Today

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan|
|January 24, 2022


Webinar series to focus on antibiotic stewardship. The Iowa Healthcare Collaborative and the Iowa Department of Public Health will host the Antibiotics Steward Series, which is aimed at improving antibiotic prescribing by clinicians and use by patients. 

CMS to host forum about balance billing in No Surprises Act.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will take a deep dive into the balance billing provisions of the No Surprises Act during its next Open Door Forum scheduled from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26.

Remember to complete AHA DEI survey by Feb. 28. The American Hospital Association and its Institute for Diversity and Health Equity have launched the 2022 Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Survey.

January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month.
Gov. Kim Reynolds recently reaffirmed January to be Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.

IHA members voted most influential in Des Moines. The Des Moines Business Record recently released its 2022 25 Most Influential Nonprofits and 25 Most Influential Business Leaders lists.

Pfizer Tris COVID-19 vaccine available in Iowa. Pfizer Tris, the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for people 12 years and older, is available to health care providers. 


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