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Daily Archives: June 28, 1996

Small business sees win in ruling
by high court favoring NFL owners

Business groups are lauding last week’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of National Football League team owners as a victory for small businesses. But a Rochester union-side labor attorney calls the decision a rehash of antitrust law settled in ...

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Cable competition heats up

Competition is heating up for local cable giant Time Warner Communications, as AT&T Corp. flexes its marketing muscle in a partnership with DirecTV Inc., a direct-broadcast satellite service. And Rochester Telephone Corp. could be entering the fray soon, too. An ...

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Village Green faces fiscal woes

The troubled Village Green Bookstore Inc. is not an ideal size or in an ideal location to compete effectively in today’s bookselling market, industry experts say. If it was a larger chain, even if it was regional, the company could ...

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Japan will talk at WTO

The Japanese government has agreed to take part in talks at the World Trade Organization over Eastman Kodak Co.’s charges that its photographic film and paper market unfairly shuts out foreign competition. According to published reports, a Japanese Trade Ministry ...

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Changing system highlights
new face of long-term care

Like many elements of the health care equation, long-term care is at a crossroads. Over the next few years, local providers will need to diversify their services to foster an integrated service-delivery system, or focus their efforts and join forces ...

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The insurance question

Many believe that long-term-care insurance must be a significant piece, if not the most important part, of a solution to the industry’s funding problems. But as of yet, the percentages are not good. Health care-reform bills on the federal level ...

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Day programs offer elder care, respite for families

Yet they don’t need a nursing home or hospital. Their families often need help, too. These members of the sandwich generation can find themselves caring for their own children as well as aging parents or grandparents. Some are young adults ...

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Home visits bring care
to familiar surroundings

Underhill says Medicaid patients are used to two hours of daily care, even though their specific needs might be met in less time. But the fact is, she notes, that everyone’s needs are different. So are the skills required to ...

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Resources for long-term care

The following is a selected list of resources for information about long- term-care services. For additional help, including specific programs, see the Rochester Business Journal Health Care Services Directory, published March 29 as a supplement to the paper. General elder ...

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Rate-setting mire plagues state’s nursing homes

Would you go into a business where, five years after you had completed your business plan and several years after you had built your plant and staffed up, you still didn’t know how much your principal customer was going to ...

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Panelists stress performance, value

Eastman Kodak Co. wants to find better ways to measure the performance of its health-insurance plans and communicate the results to its employees, said one of the company’s benefit directors. Timothy Moore, director of benefits policy/health care plans for Kodak’s ...

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Book includes Genesee Hospital

The Genesee Hospital is among only six hospitals in the nation to be selected for inclusion in an upcoming publication on improving hospital performance. “Doing the Right Things Right: Survey Readiness Strategies for Accredited Hospitals” is slated to be published ...

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Denise Gutstein: Rochester Telephone Corp.

It’s easy to peg Denise Gutstein as an engineer: Her bulky, multifunctional watch–the kind that keeps time while calculating hyperbolic cosines–is a dead giveaway. Less transparent but equally strong is the management prowess the 32-year-old Gutstein wields in her new ...

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Finger Lakes Fulfillment

Lynn Perkins has been offering specialized marketing services to a handful of clients for some three years. But after some encouraging from others and a desire to expand her clientele, in May she formed her own company, Finger Lakes Fulfillment, ...

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Let the votes be cast

In the jargon of the day, it might be called politics as usual–not. With the presidential campaign season ready to hit high gear, the last thing one might expect out of the nation’s capital is a compromise on an issue ...

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