Iowa news What the passage of Senate File 75 means for Keokuk Worried about the risk of rural hospital closures nationwide, which has risen to more than 30%, Congress created a rural emergency hospital designation in December 2020. Now in place and enacted, state legislatures can create state licensing and
Iowa news Tom Clark begins new job as MercyOne Western Iowa president Tom Clark, 62, was tapped this winter to become the president of MercyOne Western Iowa, the division of the Iowa-based MercyOne health system that includes MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center and MercyOne’s various clinics in the area. Formerly an
Iowa news An Iowa high schooler invented an infection-detecting suture. Now she’s a CEO Dasia Taylor is one of USA Today’s Women of the Year, a recognition of women who have made a significant impact in their communities. This achievement stems from her groundbreaking invention she debuted in prestigious science
Iowa news Girl collects 10,000 cans of Play-Doh for Blank Children’s Hospital Blank Children’s Hospital just got a lot more colorful with 10,000 cans of Play-Doh. It took one month for third grader Maggie Mahoney to reach her goal of collecting 10,000 cans for children in the hospital. “Maggie’s Play-Doh
Iowa news Clarinda Regional receives DEI certification, names inclusion officer Clarinda Regional Health Center has received certification in diversity, equity and inclusion from StonehillDEI, and to further its DEI initiative, the hospital has named Maggie Brown Chief Inclusion Officer. StonehillDEI has identified the most powerful practices and processes that support
Iowa news Briar Cliff University announces redesign to health care workforce training facility Following the $2 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration and added support from the Missouri River Historical Development and other donors, Briar Cliff University has worked alongside CMBA Architects and Project Advocates to finalize plans
Iowa news SEIU health care workers ratify new contract Nurses and other health care professionals at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics who are members of the Service Employees International Union Healthcare Minnesota and Iowa have ratified a new contract with the hospital. Highlights of the contract include increases
Iowa news Ivy College of Business and Mary Greeley partner to offer health care management internships The Debbie and Jerry Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University and Mary Greeley Medical Center have partnered to help give students studying health care management access to paid internships in the field.
Iowa news Madison County tornado survivors reunite with Iowa Methodist Medical Center team who cared for them A mother-son duo who survived the Madison County tornado last year returned to UnityPoint Health-Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines on Saturday to reunite with the team who took care of them.
Iowa news Ukrainian medical professionals visit the Des Moines VA hospital in educational exchange A delegation of five medical professionals from Ukraine visited the Des Moines VA Medical Center to learn more about trauma care for war veterans − the need for which has exponentially grown since Russia launched its
Iowa news MercyOne awarded thrombectomy-capable certification from The Joint Commission MercyOne has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check Mark for their Advanced Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Certification. Advanced Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Certification recognizes health care organizations that are committed to fostering continuous improvement
Iowa news CareSource invests $2M in Iowa fund CareSource, a nonprofit managed care organization, has invested $2 million in the CareSource Iowa Opportunity Investment Fund. CareSource announced the fund in September 2022. It will provide capital for Iowa-based startups that seek to improve health care outcomes, promote health equity and