Iowa news Iowa hospitals offer incentives, programs to fill staff vacancies Some rural hospitals in Iowa were forced to temporarily shut down departments because there were not enough staff. Incentives to hire more employees include sign-on bonuses of as much as $25,000. The need is great because with fewer people

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Shenandoah Medical Center CEO pleased with population health improvement Shenandoah Medical Center officials revealed the results of their 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment. The study and survey are conducted every three years to gauge progress in addressing the area’s health needs cited in previous assessments. SMC CEO Matt Sells says

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Jan 10

Iowa News Iowa OSHA won’t enforce the federal vaccine-or-test mandate for large businesses Iowa’s Labor Commissioner Rod Roberts has submitted notice that Iowa will not adopt or enforce the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test requirement for large businesses, Gov. Kim Reynolds’ office announced Friday. Iowa is a State Plan state, which means

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Dec 22

Iowa News University of Iowa Health Care names CFO Mark Henrichs was appointed associate vice president for finance and chief financial officer for University of Iowa Health Care effective immediately. Henrichs was interim chief financial officer since August. (Becker’s Hospital Review) State-run Iowa Veterans Home hit by seventh COVID-19 outbreak

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