Oct 03

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive

Continuing resolution funds government through Dec. 16. The Senate voted Thursday and the House voted Friday on a continuing resolution extending federal funding levels for health care and other programs through Friday, Dec. 16. Register for 2022 Administrative Professionals Conference. Effective interactions between executive leaders and administrative professionals are important

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Sep 29

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive

Keynoters offer book signings. The IHA Annual Meeting bookstore returns this year. Annual meeting attendees will again have the chance to connect with two of the inspiring keynote speakers. IHA PAC goal of $125,000 is in reach. The IHA PAC is just 6% away from it’s 2022 fundraising goal. To date, members have

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Sep 27

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive

It’s a week away … Are you registered for the IHA Annual Meeting?. For the first time in two years, the IHA Annual Meeting is in person, and it’s not too late to register. CDC updates COVID-19 infection control guidance for health care settings. The Centers for Disease Control and

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Sep 26

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive

IHA advocacy team weekly round up. The IHA advocacy team and the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services are continuing discussions with the psychiatric intensive care work group about Medicaid rate development. Register for 2023 Leadership Development Program. The 2023 Leadership Development Program (LDP) is open to new hospital leaders

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Sep 22

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| News

Johnson, Newman named co-interim CEOs of LCHC. Lucas County Health Center announced Lori Johnson and Teresa Newman as co-interim CEOs of Lucas County Health Center. Phishing, insulin pump security leave hospitals and patients at risk. The Department of Health and Human Services and the Food and Drug Administration alerted the health

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Sep 20

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| News

Solutions offered by Advanced Leadership Academy presentations. Join the 2022 IHA Advanced Leadership Academy cohort to learn about innovative approaches to improving hospital operations. IHA advocacy team weekly preview. Cybersecurity is an important issue for hospitals and health systems. The IHA advocacy team met with The Technology Association of Iowa to

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Sep 19

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive

IHA advocacy team weekly round up. The advocacy team met yesterday with State Sen. Mark Costello (R-Imogene) to discuss IHA’s 2023 legislative priorities. IME creates plan to resume normal business process after PHE. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently released guidance outlining requirements and expectations for resuming normal

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Sep 15

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| News

Genesis Health System and MercyOne announce intent to partner . Genesis Health System and MercyOne have signed a letter of intent to develop a strategic partnership. IHA submits comments about OPPS proposed rule. In submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, IHA broadly supported CMS' proposals to

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Sep 13

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive

Remember to apply for 340B program recertification. The deadline to apply for 340B drug pricing program recertification is Monday, Sept. 19. 340B-covered entities must annually recertify their eligibility to remain in the 340B program and continue purchasing covered outpatient drugs at discounted 340B prices. IHA advocacy team weekly preview. The

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Sep 12

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive

33 states represented at MidAmerica Information Summit. The IHA Information Center staff hosted more than 72 participants representing 33 state hospital associations this week in Des Moines for its 25th annual MidAmerica Information Summit. IHA advocacy team weekly roundup. The IHA advocacy team is making progress with the psychiatric intensive care

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Sep 12

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive

Annual Meeting awards recognize outstanding staff and leaders. Hospital leaders, clinicians and staff are integral to the high-quality care hospitals provide their patients and communities. IHA releases latest hospital data trends. IHA has collected data trends from 98 Iowa hospitals for January-June 2022 as compared with the same time frame

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Sep 12

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| News

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

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