Strong social ties can have a direct and positive impact on overall health. However, over the past 18 months, the ways we have connected with
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic up-ended the way much of the world conducts business. Many organizations shifted employees to partial or full-time remote work schedules. The most prepared companies already had cloud infrastructure in place and the technology to collaborate remotely.
Meanwhile, other businesses scrambled to assemble the right mix of hardware, software, and services to make the remote situation work for them.
West Des Moines has a long history that extends well before the founding of the city itself. The deep and rich history continues to grow to this day
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain. Whether it’s acute or chronic, you know the drill: workout regimens interrupted, trouble performing household tasks or picking up groceries – back pain can blow up your normal routine and leave you unable to remember what it was like not to be in pain.
The plans leaders make in the first 90 days of 2021 could last a lifetime. Massive shifts have occurred in nearly every sector of the economy and returning to the pre-pandemic normal is simply not realistic for many organizations.
Many leaders consider 2021 as a transition year to the new normal and are planning now for the opportunities and realities which lie ahead. Crafting effective plans frequently involves resolving difficult issues and making critical decisions.
By Michael Conlon, Editorial Intern
With the holiday season upon us and COVID-19 still very much part of our lives, this holiday season is going to look different. That being said, the West Des Moines area still has a lot of great opportunities to celebrate the season and spread holiday joy, not COVID-19.
By Mallory Behrens, Social Media Intern
We can all agree that 2020 has been a year of many unknowns, and much chaos. The Covid-19 global pandemic has thrown a curveball into our lives we were not expecting. This may have put a halt to the resolutions we made at the beginning of this year.
By Tom Mulrooney, FACHE – Vice President of Surgical and Cardiovascular Services/Chief Operating Officer for Iowa Lutheran Hospital and Methodist West Hospital
In March 2020, the COVID pandemic was just beginning to cause extensive damage to the health of our fellow citizens, our way of life, and our financial well-being. As a hospital administrator, my colleagues and I were faced with an endless number of difficult decisions. In reality, the decision was already made for us.
By Baillee Furst, Events & Marketing Manager
Following the death of George Floyd and protests across the country earlier this year, the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce knew it wanted to help make a positive difference in the business community of the most diverse suburb in Iowa.