Monthly Archives: August 2011

Economic Development in Clinton

 In a previous blog I said I’d share information about recent economic development successes in Clinton.  Economic development is a marathon and not a sprint so success doesn’t occur overnight and it isn’t always apparent but comparing economic development activity … Continue reading

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Economic Development

As many of you know I’m heavily involved with the Greater Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce.  I’ve been on the board for several years and this year I’m serving as President Elect which means my term as President begins in … Continue reading

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What’s in your belly button…

We spend a lot of time at GVMH washing our hands.  Proper hand hygiene is the most important thing we do every day to protect our patients, ourselves and those we love at home.  Washing our hands helps us to … Continue reading

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Moody’s – Hospital revenue headed south…

Last week I posted a blog about the 12 member panel selected by congress to reduce cost in the federal government.  In the blog I expressed concern that cost cutting may mean decreased Medicare reimbursement which would have devastating effects … Continue reading

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A note from Mrs. August…

Kisa Eye is a Physical Therapist on the GVMH team and she provides services to patients in home setting through our Home Health Department and she provides lymphedema treatment to outpatients at the Ohio Street Facility. Kisa was selected as the GVMH Staff … Continue reading

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Do you live in Henry, Benton or St. Clair County?

If so, we need your input to improve services. GVMH, The Henry County Health Center and the University of Missouri – Columbia are partnering on a project to gain information about attitudes and behaviors related to health in Benton, Henry … Continue reading

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The debt ceiling has been raised. What’s it mean for health care?

Congress will be appointing a 12 member bipartisan panel to identify opportunities to reduce governmental spending.  You’ll probably hear things like “reducing Medicare cost” through the process.  Let me translate: “reducing Medicare cost”=reducing payments to providers. The 12 member panel … Continue reading

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