IHA Today

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan|
|September 12, 2022


Blessing Health Keokuk closure highlights importance of REH. Blessing Health System announced it will shutter the doors of Blessing Health Keokuk at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. Kathy Hull, chief of small rural hospitals for Blessing Health, said the hospital has been in a financial crisis for 10 years.

Meet the IHA board nominee: Matt Wenzel. At its August meeting, the IHA Board of Officers and Trustees approved the Governance Committee’s recommendation for the IHA Board of Officers and Trustees. In this edition of IHA Today,

Swinging for Scholars raises $129,000. Thursday's 15th annual Swinging for Scholars event, Thursday, Sept. 1, was a success with more than $129,000 raised.

Workforce main topic at IHA statewide meeting. Beth Townsend, director of Iowa Workforce Development, highlighted the many programs the state has implemented to boost Iowa's workforce.

MercyOne acquisition by Trinity Health complete. Trinity Health announced last week the agreement to acquire MercyOne is complete and MercyOne is a full member of the health system. Trinity Health is based in Linovia, Michigan.

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