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Unitypoint receives achievement award

American College of Cardiology recognized UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital, of Dubuque, with its Chest Pain — MI Registry Gold Performance Achievement Award. The award acknowledges hospitals whose care and treatment of heart attack patients is held to the college’s standards and guidelines.

2 local businesses named as partners

EMC Insurance Companies named English Insurance Agency of Dyersville, Iowa and Dubuque as leading partners, and Ludovissy and Associates of Dubuque as premier partners.

UnityPoint nurses recognized with Daisy Awards

Becca Thiltgen, Jan Pacholke and Carla Belken, of UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital in Dubuque, were recognized with DAISY Awards for Extraordinary Nurses. The award acknowledges nurses for their clinical skills and compassion.

MercyOne receives Pro Patria Award

MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center received a Pro Patria Award from Iowa Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve to recognize its support for employee and U.S. Army Reserve officer Allison Maas.

Joos hired as news editor at TH

The Telegraph Herald is pleased to announce the hiring of Nick Joos as news editor.

In that role, he will help oversee the local news team and the TH’s coverage in both the print editions and online.

A resident of Maquoketa, Iowa, Joos comes to the TH from Sycamore Media, where he worked since 2014 and held multiple positions during the years reporting, editing and designing the DeWitt Observer and Maquoketa Sentinel-Press.

Joos is a graduate of Loras College in Dubuque. He worked at The Lorian while in college and also completed internships at the Mount Vernon-Lisbon Sun and the Marion Times. He has been recognized with several statewide reporting awards for feature photography, column writing, coverage of agriculture, community advocacy and sports coverage.