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August 2006 - Volume 3 - Issue 2

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Lori Knarr, RN, MSM, CHE, CNAA, has been named administrator for The Nicklaus Children’s Hospital at St. Mary’s Medical Center, a Tenet South Florida facility in West Palm Beach. Knarr assumed her new position in mid-February and brings a rich background...
As a member of Congress for 20 years, including four years as Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich was committed to improving health care in the United States. And that advocacy has not waned in his role with the Center for Health Transformation as...
Yolette Bonnet is a former New Yorker who now lives and works in Palm Beach County, but she clearly is someone who dwells in the realm of possibility. As Chief Executive Officer for the Comprehensive AIDS Program (CAP) of Palm Beach County for the past...
I must confess though many people call me Inspector Gadget (if only I had a shoe phone), when it comes to penning the publisher’s note – I take it literally. I need my favorite pen, a brand-new legal pad, and divine inspiration. Well, two out of three...
Today’s US economic environment forces healthcare providers to make decisions embedded with substantial uncertainty and risk. Factors at the macro level negatively affect the availability of both public and private funds to pay for healthcare services.
There isn’t much Jan Jennings hasn’t seen, heard or done in his 35 years in health care. And it’s that experience that helps place his consulting firm, American Healthcare Solutions, LLC, as a leader on both coasts of the United States. "Generally, it is...
Kelly DeGregorio didn’t know how the pain in her lower back and legs started, she just knew it was bad. Not long after giving birth to her first child, DeGregorio began experiencing pain in her leg. There were no symptoms leading up to it, no accident...
In early 2005 news began to surface that at least one and maybe several pain medications in the Cox-2 inhibitor class were causing heart attacks. Further investigation revealed that the manufacturer and the FDA ignored warnings that the drug should not be...
Medicine is feeling the squeeze. Reports indicate that the cost of care is escalating, but the providers are being paid less and less. How can this be? Patients are paying greater premiums, surely reflecting higher costs for companies. But where are these...
For many people, visiting a doctor’s office and then having to travel to a pharmacy to have a prescription filled is a hassle. Things would be easier if the doctor could just fill the prescription at the office, saving the patient time and the doctor’s...
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