IHA Today

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan|
|October 25, 2022


Department of Labor addresses nursing shortage through grant. The U.S. Department of Labor is addressing bottlenecks in nurse training through its new Nursing Expansion Grant Program.

Nurse education professional track. This program is increasing the number of nursing instructors and educators by training new or experienced current or former nurses, including retired nurses, into advanced post-secondary credentialing needed for nurses to become instructors and educators.

Nursing career pathways track. It trains nurses as frontline health care professionals and paraprofessionals to advance through a career pathway and gain the postsecondary credentials needed for middle- to high-skilled nursing positions.

Staff well-being top concern in AONL study. Staff emotional health and well-being, retention and the cost of travel nurses are the top challenges facing nurse leaders according to the latest study by the American Organization for Nursing Leadership.

Thank you to the 2022 Iowa Hospital Heroes. IHA and Iowa hospitals are grateful to our hospital staff who ensure hospitals provide quality care every day.

Register for free webinar about No Surprises Act. The No Surprises Act was signed into law Dec. 27, 2020. The law protects patients from surprising medical bills and has taken price transparency to new levels by requiring providers to present a good faith estimate to uninsured or self-pay patients.

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