May 24

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive

Timothy Quinn, M.D., announced as president, CEO for Mercy Cedar Rapids. Timothy Quinn, M.D., has been named the next president and CEO of Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids. Dr. Quinn will replace Timothy Charles, who will retire at the end of this calendar year. Legislative, regulatory updates focus of

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May 20

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive

Complete AHA DEI survey by Thursday. Tomorrow, May 20, is the last day to complete the American Hospital Association’s biennial diversity and health equity benchmark survey. Iowa Hospital Physician Leadership Forum meets May 25. The second quarter virtual meeting of the Iowa Hospital Physician Leadership Forum will focus on the

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May 17

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive

AHA to host webinar about contrast media shortage. The American Hospital Association will host a webinar at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, to update members about the contrast media shortage. Relief fund reporting period extended. The Health Resources and Services Administration extended the provider relief fund reporting period to Wednesday,

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May 16

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive

IHA releases ‘Thank you, Now More Than Ever’ ad campaign. “Thank you, Now More Than Ever,” a promotional campaign thanking hospital employees for their efforts during the pandemic, launched this week. Summer Leadership Forum returns in person. For four plus decades the IHA Summer Leadership Forum has served as IHA's mid-year event

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May 12

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive, News

Goodspeed begins as Des Moines VA director. The Department of Veterans Affairs has appointed Darwin Goodspeed the new director of the VA Central Iowa Health Care System in Des Moines. Goodspeed began his duties Monday, May 9.. Deadline extended for National Health Service Corps site application. The Health Resources and Services Administration

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May 09

IHA Today!

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive

Hospital Week begins Sunday. “We Are Health Care” is the theme of National Hospital Week beginning Sunday. Report about impact of COVID-19 on rural hospitals available. The Bipartisan Policy Center has released The Impact of COVID-19 on the Rural Health Care Landscape: Challenges and Opportunities.  FDA identifies counterfeit COVID-19 tests. The

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May 03

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive

Grassley seeks update about 340B drug pricing program referrals. Sen. Chuck Grassley sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General asking for an update about seven drug manufacturer referrals for 340B Drug Pricing Program noncompliance. Submit IHA Annual Meeting award nominations. Hospitals and

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Apr 25

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive

Allen Anderson named president and CEO of St. Anthony Regional Hospital. The Board of Directors of St. Anthony Regional Hospital, Carroll, announced the appointment of Allen Anderson as president and CEO starting July 1. Remember to register for ISHMPR spring conference. Seats are still available for the Iowa Society for the

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Apr 21

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive

CMS issues hospital IPPS proposed rule for FY23 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule Tuesday increasing Medicare inpatient prospective payment system rates by a net 3.2% in fiscal year 2023 compared to fiscal year 2022. 16 complete 2021-22 Iowa Quality Residency Program Members of the

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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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Apr 18

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan| IHA Today Archive

Seven Iowa hospitals awarded USDA rural health care grants. The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded more than $5.1 million in grants to help seven rural Iowa hospitals: HRSA releases additional provider relief payments. The Health Resources and Services Administration released another $1.75 billion in provider relief phase four payments, with $35,839.944

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