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Feb22

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By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Des Moines University’s new $4M telehealth center to create nearly 700 jobs Des Moines University will use $4 million in grant and investment funds to open a new telehealth training center, which will create hundreds of new jobs. The university will receive $2 million in funding from the

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Feb19

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Iowa news AARP implores Gov. Kim Reynolds to help Iowans find COVID vaccine appointments in ‘fragmented’ system AARP called on Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds Thursday to quickly offer more help to seniors who are struggling to find scarce appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations. Hundreds of thousands of Iowa seniors and others

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Feb18

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Iowa news Can employers mandate vaccines in Iowa? Controversial Senate bill would say no Sen. Jim Carlin, R-Sioux City, volleyed several debunked antivaccination talking points at Iowa Department of Public Health’s Dr. Caitlin Pedati during a Tuesday afternoon meeting. Carlin asked why there were so many vaccinations now, noting he

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Feb17

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Iowa news Clive Behavioral Health set to open Feb. 22 To address the growing need for accessible, high-quality behavioral health care in Iowa, Clive Behavioral Health will offer a broad range of inpatient and outpatient. Their vision is to provide family-centered care that helps patients achieve brighter futures. The new

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Feb15

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Iowa news Iowa cancels plan to select vendor for vaccine call center Gov. Kim Reynolds’ administration informed bidders Friday it would not award a contract for an outside vendor to operate a call center to help residents set up coronavirus vaccine appointments. The Iowa Department of Public Health informed several

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Feb10

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Iowa news Gov. Kim Reynolds defends decision to lift mask mandate, other COVID-19 restrictions Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday defended her decision to rescind a limited mask mandate and related restrictions, saying Iowans don’t need a government order to protect themselves from the coronavirus. Unlike many other governors, Reynolds

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Feb08

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Iowa news New partnership will allow Iowa to help improve health care statewide A new $8 million grant from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust will help the University of Iowa educate health care providers and first responders in rural parts of the state on procedures they

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Feb03

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Iowa news In depth series: Rural emergency hospital designation The Congressional Quarterly posted New Medicare hospital model throws lifeline to rural facilities. A provision tucked into the massive year-end spending law is offering a potential lifeline to rural hospitals on the brink of closure, but the facilities will need to

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Feb01

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Iowa news MercyOne celebrates second year providing care as a unified health system MercyOne, one of the largest health care systems in the state with more than 20,000 colleagues, including doctors and providers, celebrated its second birthday Monday, Feb. 1. This date marks the uniting of 420 care locations statewide

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Jan27

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By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Featuring hospital and health care headlines from the media and the web. Iowa news Mental health is central to well-being The topic of mental health is often overlooked and unfortunately considered taboo in many instances. But now is prime time to be educated about what mental health is. What does

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