Nov 16

NewsStand, Nov. 16, 2023

By Iowa Hospital Association| NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Calhoun County to test state pilot program for EMS services Calhoun County is one of three counties to receive a $75,000 grant to test a new state pilot program that treats EMS like Uber. The app will send the closest staff member to respond to an emergency before

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Nov 13

NewsStand, Nov. 13, 2023

By Iowa Hospital Association| NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Ivy College partners with UnityPoint to expand options in health care management A new partnership between Iowa State’s Ivy College of Business and UnityPoint Health will provide more options for business students looking for real-world experience in health care management. The two organizations signed a memorandum of understanding

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Nov 03

NewsStand, Nov. 9, 2023

By Iowa Hospital Association| NewsStand Archive

Iowa news MercyOne Clinton nurse hailed as Hospital Hero The Iowa Hospital Association honored several MercyOne colleagues, including one from MercyOne Clinton, from across the state at its 2023 annual meeting last month. Six MercyOne employees were recognized with “Hospital Heroes” awards, which comprises more than half of the 10

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Nov 02

NewsStand, Nov. 7, 2023

By Iowa Hospital Association| NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Newsweek names UIHC top hospital in Iowa The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics recently was named the top hospital in Iowa by Newsweek. The list identified the top 600 U.S. hospitals ranked by state and sorted by a score that factors recommendations, patient experience, quality and patient-reported

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Nov 01

NewsStand, Nov. 2, 2023

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Iowa news Rural health association partners with Drake’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences The Iowa Rural Health Association is partnering with Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for enhanced management services. Under the collaboration, the college will provide management services to IRHA to enhance rural health care

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Oct 27

NewsStand, Oct. 31, 2023

By Iowa Hospital Association| NewsStand Archive

Iowa news UIHC nurses save Waukee man after sudden collapse at hospital Earlier this summer, Ervin and Sherry Imm, of Waukee, went to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City for a routine visit. While there, Ervin Imm collapsed on the hospital’s sky bridge. After he was

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Oct 25

NewsStand, Oct. 26, 2023

By Iowa Hospital Association| NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Pharmacies declining in Iowa, Drake University study finds Drake University research has documented what many have known to be true, but some denied: Iowa’s network of community pharmacies has been shrinking for more than a decade. The study tracked open pharmacies in the state between 2008 and 2022.

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Oct 25

NewsStand, Oct. 24, 2023

By Iowa Hospital Association| NewsStand Archive

Iowa news DMU, Indian Hills sign agreement giving students occupational therapy pathway Des Moines University and Indian Hills Community College will offer students an opportunity to enter the university’s occupational therapy doctoral program. Under the agreement, DMU will annually reserve two seats for qualified IHCC students in its Doctor of

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Oct 19

NewsStand, Oct. 19, 2023

By Iowa Hospital Association| NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Polk County’s Broadlawns Hospital opens renovated pediatric clinic Broadlawns Medical Center has cut the ribbon on their renovated, 1,700 square foot Variety Pediatric Clinic. Broadlawns President and CEO Dr. Anthony Coleman said last year, Broadlawns delivered around 800 babies, about 63% more than in recent years. He said

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Oct 16

NewsStand, Oct. 17, 2023

By Iowa Hospital Association| NewsStand Archive

Iowa news American Healthcare Systems will assume operations of Mercy Iowa City Preston Hollow Community Capital, one of Mercy Iowa City’s principal creditors, has won the bid to control the 194-bed hospital, beating out the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in a bankruptcy auction. If the bankruptcy court gives

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Oct 16

NewsStand, Oct. 12, 2023

By Iowa Hospital Association| NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Roundtable discussion focuses on next steps in preventing, treating obesity Less than a week after the “Obesity’s Impact on Iowa’s Economy and Labor Force” report by GlobalData PLC was released, the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative hosted a roundtable discussion, presented by Eli Lilly and Co., to discuss the

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Oct 05

NewsStand, Oct. 5, 2023

By Iowa Hospital Association| NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Iowa hospitals among recipients of Variety’s $3.5 million investment in Iowa children Variety – the Children’s Charity has invested over $3.5 million into Iowa’s children during 2023 through grants and programming. Variety has provided over 100 pieces of specialized mobility equipment to children living with special needs, given

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