Iowa Specialty Hospital

Notes from Our Leaders - Page 29

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.

 

 

Notes from Steve

Marilyn “Turbo” Lint passed away last Sunday afternoon in the hospice room. I was visiting with her family shortly after and one of her kids asked how we are going to run the hospital without her. Good question. I remember when Marilyn came to us years ago after she retired...
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Notes from Steve

I breathed in an unhealthy dose of fly spray today while spraying the ceiling of my garage. Unfortunately, I think the flies enjoyed the “fly death spray”. In fact, I think the can should have been labeled as fly food because I unloaded half of the can last night in...
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Amy's Reflections

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. - Maya Angelou I woke up this morning with the thought in my head of “Don’t stress, just do your best”. This seems to be my theme for parenting this week. As we head into...
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Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

I love this time of year!...especially this year. I noticed this morning how LOUD the birds were singing. It was as if they were joyful that winter is over. The leaves are busting out and the smell of the breeze and the rain is so refreshing. Warm is overcoming cool...
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Notes from Steve

A lot of days, in a lot of situations, I have this ongoing battle within me. The battle is whether or not to say something if I see a situation that is destined for failure. (Not with my job because it is my job as CEO to speak out and...
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Amy's Reflections

A negative thinker sees a difficulty in every opportunity. A positive thinker sees an opportunity in every difficulty. - Unknown It is officially Spring, and so far we have survived a time change, Easter, and the lovely Iowa Spring winds! I love this time of year as the grass starts...
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Notes from Steve

I went to Hope Lutheran Church last Saturday night for service because the band, Mercyme, was playing there. They’re this amazing contemporary Christian band. They were great and I enjoyed the music, but my takeaway was not the band, it was the message from the minister. Pastor Mike talked about...
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Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

Final Four Villanova - 77 North Carolina - 74. Buzzer Beater. What a game! I’m writing this on the plane back from Houston. We were near the student sections, and it was refreshing to see so much spirit and good clean fun in the name of competition. It was also...
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Notes from Steve

“Don’t ever lose your gratitude for the small things, someday they will be the most cherished”. A friend posted this today. I told my sister today that a certain bowl she was using was one from our grandma’s house. I have a lamp in the living room from grandma as...
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Notes from Steve

It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until...
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