Monthly Archives: February 2013

Positioning Clinton for Economic Development Success

As the immediate Past President of the Greater Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce and a long time board member I’ve learned a lot about economic development over the past several years.  I’ve learned that every community in the country is … Continue reading

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Rural hospitals at risk – again

Hospitals and health care providers are back on the chopping block as Congress is working to find ways to avoid the sequester that is set to take place later in the week. The AHA has a terrific new animated video … Continue reading

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Attention Hospital Employees

 ATTENTION HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES Why Should Hospital Employees, Volunteers, Boards and Physicians Care About Medicaid Expansion?  In June 2012, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was constitutional, except for the requirement for states … Continue reading

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Thanks guys

Unless you’re hibernating in a cave you know that we had a fairly significant snow event on Thursday.  When we have measurable snow accumulation the health care business grinds to a halt.  Many of our services were cancelled in the … Continue reading

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My tummy hurts

So last night my son was eating dinner when he said to me “Daddy my tummy hurts”.  I wasn’t too sympathetic because he had asked to be excused twelve times in the 30 seconds prior to complaining of a belly … Continue reading

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A visit from Congresswoman Hartzler

    Congresswoman Hartzler was recently in Clinton touring the Clinton Technical School. She is pictured above with Dan Wallace, Assistant Superintendent and Director of the Clinton Technical School. The Clinton Technical School serves high school students from Appleton City, … Continue reading

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Will the “word” make a difference

When the Supreme Court declared the individual mandate constitutional as a tax it may have inadvertently decreased compliance.  It appears that people are more likely to comply if they know there is a penalty as opposed to a tax. Penalties … Continue reading

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