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May26

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Iowa’s recent COVID-19 surge slows COVID-19’s most-recent rise across Iowa slowed somewhat in the past week, according to new data released by the Iowa Department of Public Health and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The number of new reported COVID-19 cases have increased again, but only

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May25

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news UIHC part of new program to ensure equity in patient care The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is part of the first phase of the American Medical Association’s Peer Network, which is designed to “apply an equity lens to all aspects of quality and safety practices.” The

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May24

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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May23

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news State board approves Ames outpatient surgery center Mary Greeley Medical Center and McFarland Clinic have received certificate-of-need approval from the Iowa Department of Public Health for the development of an outpatient ambulatory surgery center in Ames. This is an important step in the development of the project, which

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May23

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan|News

GE Healthcare provides update about contract media shortage. In a webinar with the American Hospital Association on May 18, leaders from GE Healthcare gave updates about the contrast media shortage. Clapp announced as Centerville Medical Center president. MercyOne Centerville Medical Center announced Nicole Clapp as its new president. Clapp brings 20

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May20

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news CDC warns of rising COVID-19 risk in Iowa For the first time in two months, an Iowa county has a high level of community risk for COVID-19, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Poweshiek County has that distinction, because of a combination of its

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May20

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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May18

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news ChildServe nears opening of 23,000-square-foot rehabilitation unit ChildServe will soon open its new inpatient rehabilitation unit, Jojo’s Pediatric Rehabilitation Unit. The 14-bed unit, which replaces a smaller inpatient rehabilitation unit that has operated since 2007 at ChildServe’s Johnston medical campus, provides the only free-standing, comprehensive pediatric inpatient rehabilitation

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May17

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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May16

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news In Iowa, EMS is not legally required to show up. What happens when no one does? Senate File 615, signed into law by Gov. Kim Reynolds in June 2021, provides the framework for counties to deem EMS service “essential.” It allows them to create a referendum to raise

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