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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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May16

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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May13

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Iowa hospitals chart big dip in margins as operating costs skyrocket Far from being fiscally on the mend from the pandemic, many Iowa hospitals are continuing to experience financial pain into 2022. Iowa hospitals have collectively amassed $101 million in operating losses in the first two months of

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May12

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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May11

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Two behavioral health organizations joining forces in eastern Iowa Leadership at the Area Substance Abuse Council, serving Linn, Benton, Jones, Jackson and Clinton counties, and the Substance Abuse Service Center, covering Dubuque and Delaware counties, have announced an agreement between the two agencies to align effective July 1.

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May11

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan|News

Health Information Council hears update about IHA/UI joint data initiatives. Kenneth Anderson, D.O., of the University of Iowa Department of Health Management and Policy, provided an overview of the university’s executive Master of Health Administration program during the IHA Council on Health Information meeting Thursday, May 5. J&J COVID-19 vaccine

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