Iowa Specialty Hospital

Notes from Our Leaders

Enjoy these weekly insights from our Senior Leadership team. 

Senior Leaders include: Steve Simonin, President & CEO; Amy McDaniel, Belmond CEO; Cindy Hunter, CQO; Holly Martin, HRO; Greg Polzin, CFO; and Regan Swisher, CCO.

 

 

Amy's Reflections

As we settle into 2020 it is a great opportunity to reflect on the person you want to be and the life you want to have. It is a fresh year and a clean slate and you could do anything this year so what will it be? I have many...
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Notes from Steve

It’s probably the worst part of the year for a lot of people. No holidays, cold weather, February right around the corner … its yearly mandated depression. I know - clinical depression is a real thing and I’m not making light of it, I’m saying that if you are on...
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Notes from Steve

We were supposed to get maybe one inch of snow last Friday. We got nine. What? Ok, so I don’t mind when the predication is in our favor (like “I gained maybe a pound over the holidays … oh, wait - i lost four pounds”) but when it slaps you...
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A Word from Cindy

A NEW YEAR AND A NEW DECADE: as we get older the years seam to go faster and the Holidays even faster. This year Christmas was so fun having our 2 1/2 year old granddaughter to spoil. One thing she was fascinated by was the Grinch. At first I was...
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Amy's Reflections

A group of us had the opportunity to visit Mary Greeley Medical Center this past week and tour their facilities. They were recently awarded the Malcom Baldrige National Quality Award which is a huge accomplishment. They have a beautiful facility with an independent spirit similar to us. We identified several...
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Notes from Steve

I used to paint. (Lots of pictures of cows.) I asked a friend what ever happened to her painting. She said it’s unframed in the closet. I told her to give it back to me (to reframe and make nice … I may have overlooked this last part when I...
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The Brief by Reagan

Christmas has come to an end and we are preparing for the New Year. This year was a rough year for our family. We lost Ashley’s Dad after a two year battle with cancer. If you knew Randy, he was exceptional person. Before his passing, I believe he found his...
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Notes from Steve

On the Monday night before Christmas a bunch of friends who I used to “do” music with got together at the local brewery and did a couple hours of Christmas music. Micki said that we had the cool vibe of knowing each other’s music styles and actions. She’s right, we...
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Amy's Reflections

This past week I had an interesting conversation with Andrew. He was getting some gum out of a little zip pouch he had attached to his school computer. When asked where he got all of the gum, he responded he bought it. When asked where he got the money to...
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Notes from Steve

This week is Christmas. For some reason, the spirit of “bah-humbug-ness” that usually pervades my space and affects all that I do, feel and how I react is absent this year. I jumped really hard into the Christmas spirit by visiting Manhattan this past weekend. I did the Rockettes Holiday...
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