Monthly Archives: July 2015

Happy Birthday Medicare

Medicare officially hits the half century mark this month. Today, July 30, marks the 50th anniversary of the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Missourians have a special connection with these two programs. The 1965 signing ceremony for Medicare and Medicaid was … Continue reading

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Designing processes for the right person

“It is not the employer who pays wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.” – Henry Ford   If you’ve worked on a project with me you know that one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Smoking is bad for your health and so is quitting high school

If there was ever a compelling argument for staying in school, this is it: Finishing high school could save your life. According to a new study led by researchers at the University of Colorado, the less education you have, the … Continue reading

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4 Star Service at GVMH Home Health

A couple of months ago I posted a blog about Star Ratings for hospitals and now Home Health Agencies are getting in on the act.  The purpose of the Star Ratings are to assist consumers in identifying the best places … Continue reading

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How fast doesn’t matter as much as how good

I was at a restaurant a couple of weeks ago and it wasn’t particularly busy but the food was very slow to come.  The waitress I had was great.  As soon as I was seated she told me that one of … Continue reading

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You’ve known it since you were a baby

We live in a world that requires interactions with others and our experiences with how others act in certain situations tends to form our opinions about them.  A recent study at the University of Missouri shows that we begin to … Continue reading

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Health Care Jobs

Yesterday Kiplinger released its annual ranking of the best jobs for the future, and six of the top 10 occupations are in health care. This is encouraging news for health care workers and new entrants to the health care workforce. … Continue reading

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