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Notes from Our Leaders - Page 42

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

I told a friend yesterday that a major part of my life was missing. I used to run on angst and anxiety – it was the fuel for my sense of urgency. Now, I don’t have it. Since I’ve lost the weight and am exercising a lot, my blood pressure...
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Reflections from Amy

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships. ~ Michael Jordan Shaila shared with me the other night that she had the worst day. Her team got beat in PE class, 29-1. She blamed it on the mix of players, and said that if she had the right team,...
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Notes from Steve

My cat with the weight issue has been getting less food from me. We are working on a diet plan, and since he is hungry all the time he has actually ventured out of the living room looking for me to feed him. He hasn't been to the kitchen for...
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Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

I recently heard a story about a person that committed suicide. I was filled with sadness, keenly aware that the struggles in this life were too much for this man to bear. The weight of this world can be overwhelming sometimes. It's too bad that depression causes some to choose...
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Reflections from Amy

New Year's Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery. Today carve out a quiet interlude for yourself in which to dream,...
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Notes from Steve

I had a call yesterday with Life Coach. She and I talked about my reluctance to accept reality. "You keep trying to find reasons and excuses to not see ... could be reality some day". I remember when Mom was admitted to hospice care in February of 2002. (She passed...
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Notes from Steve

This is our resolution edition of the Pinnacle. I’m not a big resolution person, but this was my idea so I’m going with it. I’ve always said it’s not about the goal but about having a fantastic journey. Enjoy the ride, make it special and awesome… however, a goal here...
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Employee New Year's Resolutions

Renee Diamond, MD First I’d like to extend a huge thank you to everyone at Iowa Specialty Hospital who has welcomed me and my family into this community. We are grateful for the opportunity to be in a grounded (no plug intended, Steve) community to raise our little girl. Your...
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Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

Take this job and love it! One of my attending physicians once told me, “Life is to love and to work.” Work. The satisfaction, fun, and fulfillment you experience are benefits you can give yourself. In a recent national survey of 180,000 American workers, 80% indicated a dislike for their...
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Reflections from Amy

As we look forward to 2015 and a new year, we have so much to be excited about in health care. This next year will include an even greater focus on population health and making sure our patients have the best preventative care. I look forward to even more alignment...
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