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Nurses Week 2014 and Recognizing the 100 Great Iowa Nurses

Nurses, thank you for your incredible dedication and commitment to the patients and families you serve every day! Congratulations to the 100 Great Iowa Nurses of 2014!
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HEN Takeaways: Surgical Site Infections 

The latest HEN Takeways slide captures top clinical strategies, protocols and resources for surgical site infections. Click here to download the slide...

Register Today for June LC and Care Coordination Conference on June 3rd and 4th

This LC will feature a presentation from Paul Moore, Senior Health Policy Advisor with Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and Dr. Paul Mulhausen, Telligen's Medical Director. Breakout tracks are on Data, Healthcare-associated Infections, and Health Literacy/Population Disparities. 

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IHC's Care Coordination Conference will be held at The Meadows Events & Conference Center in Altoona. Julie Ginn Moretz, Assistant Vice Chancellor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will kick off the day discussing partnership with patients and families to enhance quality and safety. Followed by Dr. William Doucette, Professor and Division Head of Health Services Research Division at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, and Mercy Medical Center - North Iowa's recent success in community collaboration. Breakout tracks include Community-Team Based Care, Electronic Health Records, and IPOST.

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Henry County Health Center Named 2014 Outstanding Rural Health Organization

Henry County Health Center has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Rural Health Organization NRHA Award. This award is given by the National Rural Health Association and recognizes a community-based group or organization that has improved access to health services and information for rural people through innovative, comprehensive approaches. HCHC was presented with the award at the National Rural Health Association’s 37th Annual Rural Health Conference on April 24th in Las Vegas.

NEW Recording: 
William Peters Webcast: Appreciating Variation in Data

Next IHC What's Up Call for HEN Hospitals:

May 13, 2014
10:00 A.M.
For dial in information, email

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