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Aug12

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations relatively steady in Iowa as state fair begins The pace of the COVID-19 pandemic in Iowa remained steady over the past week, according to data released by the Iowa Department of Public Health and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The number of new

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Aug11

Physician Business Leadership Certification Program completed by 14 doctors. IHA congratulates the fourth cohort of physicians who completed the Physician Business Leadership Certificate Program this week. Reserve your rooms for the 2022 IHA Annual Meeting. Stay near the action of the 2022 IHA Annual Meeting by reserving your room at

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Aug10

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Monkeypox vaccine available to certain residents in Polk County The Polk County Health Department is offering monkeypox vaccines to eligible adults at highest risk for infection, with plans to open more appointments as doses become available. Residents with an increased likelihood of exposure to the virus can schedule

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Aug09

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan|News

U.S. Senate passes Inflation Reduction Act. The U.S. Senate included several health care provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (H.R. 5376). IHA advocacy team weekly preview. The IHA advocacy team this week hosts several work groups to create and finalize IHA’s 2023 positions for several issues including certificate

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Aug08

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news New lung cancer data shows Iowans at greatest risk aren’t being screened Most Iowans at high risk of getting lung cancer aren’t getting potentially lifesaving early screenings, according to a new national survey by the American Lung Association. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in

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Aug08

IHA advocacy team weekly roundup. The IHA advocacy team on Tuesday hosted a rural emergency hospital conditions of participation webinar to review the conditions of participation for the new rural emergency hospital program Learn more about the rural emergency hospital program. Hospitals have several questions about the new rural emergency

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Aug04

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news West Burlington hospital closes one unit, limits inpatient capacity after $40 million loss Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center in West Burlington has closed its skilled care unit and is limiting inpatient bed capacity in three other units as it seeks to get out from under an operating loss

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Aug04

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan|News

2022 IHA Annual Meeting returns to in-person event. After two years of virtual meetings, hospital leaders and advocates will meet in-person at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines for the 2022 IHA Annual Meeting. CMS issues final rule for hospital inpatient and LTCH final rule. The Centers

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Aug03

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news VA of Central Iowa to celebrate opening of new primary care clinic VA of Central Iowa announced the opening of its new primary care clinic in Southridge Mall in Des Moines. VA of Central Iowa has been transitioning patients into the new 42,000-square-foot clinic through July and continuing

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Aug02

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan|News

IHA advocacy team weekly preview. Today, the IHA advocacy team is hosting a regulatory webinar to review the conditions of participation for rural emergency hospitals and proposed payment policies. Nancy Ruzicka, a consultant on state and federal rules, will lead the webinar. HHS releases tool to estimate emergency supply needs.

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