Iowa Specialty Hospital

Notes from Our Leaders - Page 47

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.

 

 

Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

On Friday night, we LITERALLY did it: We melted March down!! When a group of hard-working, passionate employees get together, apparently they can change the season. Last week we had below zero wind chills, and this week we are in the 70’s. What a fantastic party. It was a much...
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Reflections from Amy

We're so busy watching out for what's just ahead of us that we don't take time to enjoy where we are. ~ Bill Watterson I had the opportunity to spend the day with my kids today and enjoy some free time. We didn’t do anything too special, but at the...
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Notes from Steve

Today for me is about fixing life’s problems. I heard a speaker years ago talk about a situation by the river. A person sees a baby floating down the river and jumps in to retrieve the baby. Then another baby and another … soon a bunch of babies are floating...
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Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

Confidence has been the topic of conversation a lot lately, both at home and at the hospital. It has also been addressed in my executive coaching sessions and in daily devotionals our family reads. Every person has an image of himself or herself. Psychologists have proven that you will most...
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Notes from Steve

There was a period in my life when I was running a lot and was, for lack of a better term, whacked on endorphins. For some reason I felt calm … and boring. If something was egregious and warranted judgment in the form of a comment from me – be...
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Reflections from Amy

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough. ~ Oprah Winfrey Although it is that point in the winter when we all get a little squirrelly and ready for spring and sunshine, there...
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Notes from Steve

I have the heat cranked up in my office. I have the heat cranked up in my house … I was never cold when I was 70 pounds heavier. “Really? Are you actually complaining because you’ve lost weight? SHAME!” I am not complaining, I am stating a fact. My four-inch...
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Notes from Steve

Three newer leaders and I went to cold, rainy Orlando to a Disney “resort”* for Studer training. Since you’ve all been to orientation, you are all aware of the strong foundation we’ve built with a dozen plus years of working with Quint and his great coaches. So, just a few...
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Making the Rounds with Dr. Hurt

The Patient Experience: What are they telling us? We care greatly about the quality of care we provide to our population. We do very well at it. We measure it, and it shows. Our competitors are getting better and better at it too. We MUST continue to improve. Recently, a...
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Reflections from Amy

The further you go in life, the more you realize what you're going to leave this Earth. It's not going to be, ‘It was a great platform. It was great to win the Super Bowl,’ but really and truly what you're going to leave on this Earth is the influence...
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