Monthly Archives: January 2012

Sometimes, we just blow it

I make it a point to share positive things that happen at GVMH in this blog and fortunately I have plenty of great material to choose from.   If I told you that we’re perfect and never screw up you wouldn’t believe … Continue reading

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Finicky appetite

GVMH’s Food and Nutrition Services Department prepares great tasting food.  We know this to be the case because our patients tell us.  Our patients love our hotel style room service, they appreciate the quality of food, the great variety and … Continue reading

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Big Rocks

On September 26 of last year my son’s daycare was closed for staff training (Obviously this blog has sat in the archive for a while). A closed daycare creates a little bit of a problem when both parents work. My … Continue reading

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A bipartisan Medicare reform proposal – who’d a thunk it?

As this is an election year we are going to hear a lot about how and why Medicare should be reformed and we are going to see even more finger pointing and blame.  In December Representative Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and … Continue reading

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Change

I’ve been reading the book “Mastery” by George Leonard.  The book provides a great explanation as to why we are all resistant to change.  Here’s an excerpt: Backsliding is a universal experience. Every one of us resists significant change, no … Continue reading

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Great People, By Nature

My stint as President of the Greater Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce “officially” begins this week.  The annual awards and installation banquet is Thursday evening. The below link is a shortened version of a video I’ll be using in my … Continue reading

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Complaints

Part of my job is to deal with complaints.  It would make sense that dealing with complaints is one of the least favorite aspects of my job and nothing is farther from the truth.  Don’t get me wrong, I would … Continue reading

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