After the Floods, CEO Throws Staff a Lifeline

Thrall, Terese Hudson
September 2008
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep2008, Vol. 82 Issue 9, p22
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The article reports on the financial support given by Tim Charles, president and CEO of Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to its employees affected by a flood in June 2008. He gave its employees $750 Visa gift card, funded by the medical center's foundation. The medical center started an employee relief fund, which had collected $164,000 by late July. That included $45,000 from the Iowa Hospital Association, which raised money for hospital employees statewide.


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