Iowa Specialty Hospital

Notes from Our Leaders - Page 3

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

May is a big month in our house as we have three birthdays to celebrate. It starts with the youngest and then ends with the twins. Our whole family was born in even years so Maleigha turned 12 and the boys will turn 14. I am not sure how my...
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Notes from Steve

“You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that is it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.” Rahm Emanuel Regardless of your political leanings - the above quote is applicable now. What are we doing now that seems...
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Greg's Greetings

The current COVID pandemic has changed many aspects of our lives. We found ourselves not being able to eat at our favorite restaurant, we couldn’t hug our elderly parents, haircuts would have to wait, and many investments lost a significant portion of their value. These, of course, are just a...
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Notes from Steve

Does life feel like a weird dream right now? And thinking about the “new normal” makes me want to break out in hives. How can we not be anxious and fretful over what the future will look like? I heard today that California’s colleges will only be doing classes via...
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Notes from Steve

There are a lot of “camps” of people and their perspective towards Covid19 -- return to “normal”; continued isolation; rioting in some areas … bleh and yeesh. Personally I feel like I just got my driver’s permit and I’m looking to take a trip on the interstate highway during rush...
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Amy's Reflections

I have been working on cleaning out my attic. I decided to use my time wisely while I am home and not running to a million kid activities. It has been very eye opening to say the least. We have a huge dumpster that I am slowly filling up which...
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Notes from Steve

Newslines5120 A bunch of friends - some of which I just met last night - met for book club. I used to read a lot and, for some reason I fell out the habit. I like reading … I needed a book club to force me back into it. We...
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A Word from Cindy

March 8th is the date of the first confirmed positive COVID-19 case in Iowa. Since that time our daily activities have forever changed. This pandemic has been an unchartered path for each and every one of us. As an organization we have had many challenges, with those came many changes....
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Notes from Steve

I was in Colorado in February for an American Hospital Association meeting. The hotel sent a survey and I responded and also asked if they found a swimsuit in my room that I was missing. It was new and cool and couldn’t find it. They responded that “yes, indeed you...
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Amy's Reflections

It is easy to feel like your emotions are all over the place during this time because let’s be honest, our emotions are all over the place. I find that I have been quick to shed a tear and quick to anger lately. These are two very different ends of...
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