Iowa Specialty Hospital

Notes from Our Leaders - Page 28

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; Regan Swisher, CCO; and Ashley Recknor, Specialty Services Officer.

 

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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The Brief by Reagan

When I was in college I had a finance professor tell me about the Chinese curse which states “May you live in exciting times.” Being young I had no idea what this really meant, I think I now understand the context behind this. These times of COVID-19 have been exciting,...
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Notes from Steve

Every day is different. Every day presents a potentially different path, another fork … another choice. Whether it’s the big perspective on how we are going to come out of this and what are we going to do when that happens or something as small as personal choices at home...
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