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Monthly Archives: January 2001

Nurse practitioners seek to provide primary care

In September, Preferred Care quietly empaneled psychiatric nurse practitioners Kathryn Schroeder-Bruce and Carol Crane. Last month, the HMO followed with the empanelment of a third, Ann Burbank, a specialist in pediatric psychiatry. While these steps have gone virtually unheralded, they ...

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Firms’ volunteers help out with medical needs

Medical emergencies in the workplace can occur at any time. An executive might faint from undetected arrhythmia. A delivery person could suffer a heart attack. A marketing specialist could experience sudden, virulent onset of influenza. Fortunately, for employees in some ...

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Medical professionals attain business degrees

Doctors and other medical professionals are starting to look at health care as a business, and one consequence of that attitude is a wave of health care specialists going back to school to earn business degrees. Many say the additional ...

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Firms can help contain prescription drug costs

New Year’s is a time for celebrations, resolutions and predictions of what’s to come in 2001. While I certainly can’t predict the future, I don’t think I need a crystal ball to predict that health care costs will continue to ...

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Non-Profit Report: Finger Lakes Land Trust Inc.

Founded in 1989, the Finger Lakes Land Trust Inc. works to protect the natural integrity of the Finger Lakes Region. They do this by establishing nature preserves, holding conservation easements, educating for responsible stewardship and working cooperatively with private groups ...

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15th Annual Athena Award presentation all about momentum

Since 1987, Rochester’s Women’s Council of the Greater Rochester Metro Chamber of Commerce Inc. every year has honored a single woman for her leadership in her organization, her contributions to the community and her support for other professional women. She ...

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Athena model a guidepost for emerging leaders

When Martha Mertz joined the Lansing, Mich., regional Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors in 1981, she learned that only one woman in 75 years had received the organization’s community award. So Mertz spearheaded creation of the Athena Award to ...

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Still in minority, but female MBAs value degree

Call it choice or call it discrimination: While female enrollment in law and medical schools has reached parity with male enrollment, the nation’s top business schools are still only 30 percent female. The national class of female MBAs in 1998 ...

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Sue Stewart

Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP 2000 What I’m doing now: Professionally, I continue as a legal adviser to numerous charitable, educational and health care clients. As a volunteer, I work with United Way, Grantmakers Forum, Eastman House, Genesee Country Museum, United ...

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Betsy Harrison

President and chief executive officer, Genesee Country Village & Museum 1999 What I’m doing now: In 1999, I entered the wonderful world of cultural institutions and oversee the third largest historic village in the nation-an extraordinary gallery of wildlife art ...

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Susan McLaughlin

Recently president of Consumer Services, Bell South Corp. 1998 What I’m doing now: Taking some time evaluating opportunities to ensure that the balance of my working life will be in a company that is values-driven, that provides products or services ...

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Linda Becker

Vice president, Color Solutions business unit, Xerox Corp. 1997 What I’m doing now: I am leading the worldwide transition from black-and-white documents to color by developing, marketing and delivering world-class, full-color products, solutions and services for Xerox. How being an ...

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Kathleen Whelehan

Executive vice president, HSBC Bank USA 1996 What I’m doing now: Overseeing credit underwriting, collections, recoveries, indirect lending for the consumer finance businesses and leading the bank’s Community Reinvestment Act initiatives. I also serve as business manager for the credit ...

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Bernice Skirboll

President and executive director, Compeer Inc. 1995 What I’m doing now: I continue to serve as president and executive director of Compeer Inc., an international organization of 120 affiliates in 35 states, Canada and New Zealand, which matches volunteers with ...

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Barbara Kelly

Vice president, corporate communications, Bausch & Lomb Inc. 1994 What I’m doing now: Managing internal and external communications for Bausch & Lomb in a time of great change, challenge and opportunity. Continuing to work in a volunteer capacity with causes ...

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