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  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019 10:43 AM

  • Monday, January 21, 2019 2:35 PM
    EveryStep, one of Iowa’s largest nonprofit health organizations, will hold a Day on the Hill on Wednesday from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the Capitol rotunda to advocate for legislative reform related to Medicaid Managed Care oversight, the direct care worker shortage and other key health care issues. 

  • Thursday, January 17, 2019 3:38 PM
    Johnston-based senior care provider WesleyLife will partner with Genesis Health Systems to form a new organization to focus on providing care to older adults in eastern Iowa.

  • Thursday, January 17, 2019 3:37 PM
    The Healthiest State Initiative has announced the finalists for the 2019 Healthiest State Annual Awards. Individuals, communities, schools and workplaces will be recognized for their efforts to improve the physical, social and emotional well-being of Iowans in their respective sectors.

    Thursday, January 17, 2019 9:01 AM
    A San Francisco-based insurtech company with ties to Des Moines has received $33.5 million in investment capital from a group of insurers led by Principal Financial Group’s life insurance arm. The company, Limelight Health, will use the money for product development, customer acquisition, global expansion and hiring efforts related to its cloud-based health insurance quoting, underwriting and proposal application.

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019 5:33 PM
    Iowa Total Care, a company hired to help manage Iowa’s $4.8 billion private Medicaid system, has applied for permits valued at $4 million for tenant improvements at R&R Realty Group’s new Westfield office complex, a state-of-the art facility that is expected to charge the highest office rents in Greater Des Moines.

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019 11:15 AM
    Des Moines’ hospital systems are complying with new federal rules that require them to post estimated costs for medical procedures, but the results are far from enlightening, writes David Lind in his blog on health care costs. 

  • Tuesday, January 15, 2019 3:36 PM
    Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton will join UnityPoint Health-Cedar Rapids as an affiliate effective May 1. 

  • Monday, January 14, 2019 3:21 PM
    Mercy Health Network. a leading regional health care system based in Clive, today announced it will soon become MercyOne.

  • Monday, January 14, 2019 3:20 PM
    Iowa Public Radio plans to add a full-time health care reporter to expand its health care coverage, through major funding support provided by the Mid-Iowa Health Foundation. 

  • Monday, January 14, 2019 11:06 AM
    Lutheran Services in Iowa recently received Service Enterprise certification, a national program administered in the state by Volunteer Iowa. A Service Enterprise fundamentally leverages volunteers and their skills across all levels of the organization to successfully deliver on its social mission.

  • Tuesday, January 8, 2019 2:28 PM
    Iowa-based health care system UnityPoint Health is among 12 additional health care organizations nationwide that have invested in Civica Rx, a generic drug manufacturer aimed at addressing chronic shortages of medications, the Cedar Rapids Gazette reported.

  • Tuesday, January 8, 2019 2:26 PM
    José Laracuente, president and CEO of Ankeny-based AgVision Agribusiness Software, has been named the new chair of the UnityPoint Health-Des Moines board of directors.

  • Tuesday, January 8, 2019 2:25 PM
    Youth Emergency Services & Shelter has named Leisa Fox as its CEO. “Leisa’s 20-plus years as a senior executive in nonprofit, public affairs, and business development lend her well to leading YESS and continuing the agency’s strong reputation as a trusted safety net organization in our community,” Travis Etchison, YESS board president, said in a news release. 

  • Friday, January 4, 2019 2:13 PM
    UnitedHealthcare has appointed Alissa Weber as chief executive officer of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Iowa, effective Jan. 15. 

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