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Oct06

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news New cases decline and more Iowans are getting boosters This is the fifth consecutive week that Iowa has reported fewer cases than the week before, according to the weekly data release. Over the past seven days, Iowa has averaged 265 new reported cases, down from 299 per day

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Oct05

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Supreme Court declines 10 states’ challenge to CMS’ vaccine mandate The U.S. Supreme Court has declined a case brought by 10 states, including Iowa, challenging the Biden administration’s rule that requires employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 if they work in health care facilities that receive federal funding.

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Oct03

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news MercyOne Newton asks county for $2M donation MercyOne Newton Medical Center may receive American Rescue Plan Act funds from Jasper County to go toward facility improvements. During the Sept. 27 county board of supervisors meeting, Chad Kelley, director of operations for MercyOne Newton, requested the hospital at least

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Oct03

Continuing resolution funds government through Dec. 16. The Senate voted Thursday and the House voted Friday on a continuing resolution extending federal funding levels for health care and other programs through Friday, Dec. 16. Register for 2022 Administrative Professionals Conference. Effective interactions between executive leaders and administrative professionals are important

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Sep30

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news New COVID-19 cases drop 60% since start of September The COVID-19 pandemic continued to recede in Iowa over the past week. New reported COVID-19 cases dropped nearly 30% week over the week, the state health department said. There were 2,091 new cases reported this week, or an average

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Sep29

Keynoters offer book signings. The IHA Annual Meeting bookstore returns this year. Annual meeting attendees will again have the chance to connect with two of the inspiring keynote speakers. IHA PAC goal of $125,000 is in reach. The IHA PAC is just 6% away from it’s 2022 fundraising goal. To date, members have

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Sep28

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news MercyOne says Sioux City hospital in ‘full compliance’ with CMS vaccination requirements MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center said it is in “full compliance” with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services requirements for COVID-19 vaccination of staff. Documents posted to the Iowa Department of Inspection and Appeals’ website showed MercyOne

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Sep27

It’s a week away … Are you registered for the IHA Annual Meeting?. For the first time in two years, the IHA Annual Meeting is in person, and it’s not too late to register. CDC updates COVID-19 infection control guidance for health care settings. The Centers for Disease Control and

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Sep26

Today’s NewsStand

By Iowa Hospital Association|NewsStand Archive

Iowa news Nursing home residents are in a ‘precarious position’ A Nebraska bank has told a federal judge that the proposed new owner of an Iowa nursing home chain has left the elderly residents of those facilities in a “precarious position.” Lincoln Savings Bank is asking the judge for the

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Sep26

IHA advocacy team weekly round up. The IHA advocacy team and the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services are continuing discussions with the psychiatric intensive care work group about Medicaid rate development. Register for 2023 Leadership Development Program. The 2023 Leadership Development Program (LDP) is open to new hospital leaders

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