Oct 31

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Iowa news Des Moines mental health provider using $4 million grant to expand substance abuse help Eyerly Ball Community Mental Health Services has received a multimillion dollar federal grant to expand substance use disorder treatment and increase access to other mental health services. The Des Moines-based provider was granted $4

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Oct 27

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Iowa news Committee cites goals of Nov. 8 Winnebago County EMS levy, surcharge proposal The Winnebago County EMS Levy Committee and Supervisors Board recently completed a series of informational meetings at locations countywide about its public measure on the Nov. 8 election ballot. The proposed Winnebago County EMS levy and

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Oct 26

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Iowa news Who’s running for Broadlawns’ board? These 6 candidates are running for 3 open seats Six candidates are on the ballot this November for the board for Polk County’s public hospital. Three spots are open on the seven-member board that oversees Broadlawns Medical Center, the Des Moines hospital funded

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Oct 24

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Iowa news Mukherjee receives Hero Award from Iowa Hospital Association Sumit Mukherjee, M.D., has been honored with an Iowa Hospital Association’s Hospital Hero award for demonstrating exceptional commitment to care and service. Dr. Mukherjee — a pulmonologist with Methodist Physicians Clinic and the medical director of the Critical Care Unit

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Oct 21

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Iowa news New reported COVID-19 cases decline in Iowa for seventh consecutive week COVID-19 hospitalizations and new reported cases both dropped again this week in Iowa, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The number of Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19 in

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Oct 19

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Iowa news ChildServe announces Iowa City expansion, first satellite location ChildServe will double the size of its Iowa City facility and open its first satellite location in the state in Hiawatha. Groundbreaking for the 13,000-square-foot expansion of the Iowa City facility is planned for spring 2023. The project will increase

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Oct 17

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Iowa news Millions of Americans are losing access to maternal care. Here’s what can be done. This year’s report on maternity care by the nonprofit March of Dimes found 35 of Iowa’s 99 counties were considered maternity care deserts in 2020. The counties have no hospitals providing obstetric care, no

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Oct 14

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Iowa news University of Iowa pauses search for new VP, Carver College dean The University of Iowa is temporarily suspending its search for a new vice president for medical affairs and dean of the Carver College of Medicine. After a national search was launched in March, the university invited four

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Oct 12

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Iowa news EMS council eyes essential service designation The group that was instrumental in creating Lee County’s first county-run ambulance service will likely disband, not because it is no longer needed, but because a new group – a District Advisory Council – will be formed. The Lee County EMS Advisory

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Oct 11

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Iowa news MercyOne sites scheduling patient appointments via phone calls after national IT incident All care locations in MercyOne Central Iowa’s region, including Des Moines, are continuing to take patient appointments even as the health system struggles with an unspecified IT security breach affecting its parent company, Chicago-based CommonSpirit. MercyOne

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Oct 06

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Iowa news New cases decline and more Iowans are getting boosters This is the fifth consecutive week that Iowa has reported fewer cases than the week before, according to the weekly data release. Over the past seven days, Iowa has averaged 265 new reported cases, down from 299 per day

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Oct 05

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Iowa news Supreme Court declines 10 states’ challenge to CMS’ vaccine mandate The U.S. Supreme Court has declined a case brought by 10 states, including Iowa, challenging the Biden administration’s rule that requires employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 if they work in health care facilities that receive federal funding.

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