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New ultrasound device is ‘a revolution’

When Carestream Health Inc. was looking to enter the $6 billion global ultrasound market, it went right to the source for ideas: customers. While studying the market, Carestream found unmet customer needs that the company believed it could deliver. The ...

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Making recovery the goal in mental health care

In many industries, end goals are clearly outlined. For the mental health field, the completion of treatment can often be ambiguous. That’s where Sally Rousseau comes in. Rousseau, manager of the Evelyn Brandon Health Care Center at Unity Hospital, has ...

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Known as a champion for geriatric care

The Rochester area is becoming a hub of expertise and education for health care professionals who work geriatrics, and Thomas Caprio M.D. is a pivotal part of that movement. As medical director of Visiting Nurse Service, Caprio is instrumental in ...

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Only the best for residents in her care

For Dona Rickard, the key to success in the senior care field is setting a high standard and never lowering it. “It’s very simple. The expectation is the highest quality of care, the highest quality of life for the residents, ...

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Guarding against superbugs and their ilk

Elizabeth Bouwens chose to pursue nursing as a career largely because she knew she would always be employed. While at nursing school, she decided to become an obstetrical nurse at her hometown community hospital. It would become more than a ...

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Comments from 2015 Best of the Web judges

Banking and Financial Services bonadio.com Bonadio & Co. LLP Navigation is a bit muddled. For example, why are “Our Firm” and “Our People” in separate menus? The content hierarchy is confusing – it isn’t clear what differentiates the items in ...

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Best of the Web nominees

See correction below. Banking and Financial Services bonadio.com Bonadio & Co. LLP Website went live: April 4, 1997 Last major overhaul: June 1, 2014 Average number of page views per month: 26,432 Cost to create: About $30,000 Cost to maintain ...

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Local sites shine in this year’s Best of the Web

The Rochester Business Journal’s annual Best of the Web competition turns 20 this year. Few could predict the changes coming to online business—from search engine optimization to mobile applications—when the first competition was held in 1996. The websites of area ...

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Meet, Stay & Play: Resorts

Beaver Hollow Conference Center/Biggest Loser Resort Niagara 1083 Pit Road Java Center, N.Y. 14082 Phone: (585) 457-3700, (800) 964-7903 Web: www.beaverhollow.com Email: sales@beaverhollow.com Number of guest rooms: 86 Capacity in: • Banquet seating: 300 • Classroom seating: 200 Average rate ...

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Meet, Stay & Play: Meeting & Banquet Facilities

Agatina’s Restaurant 2967 Buffalo Road Rochester, N.Y. 14624 Phone: (585) 426-0510 Web: www.agatinas.com Email: agatinas@frontier.com General manager: Marcy Fornataro Capacity in: • Banquet seating: 70 • Classroom seating: 20 ArtisanWorks & Events Inc. 565 Blossom Road, Suite L Rochester, N.Y. ...

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Meet, Stay & Play Hotels

Avalon Corporate Suites 1553 Empire Blvd. Webster, N.Y. 14580 Phone: (585) 671-4421 Web: www.avalonsuitesrochester.com E-mail: manager@avalonsuitesrochester.com General manager: Debbie Alaimo Director of sales: Matthew Ehlers Number of guest rooms: 33 Average rate for single-night stay: $101 to $200 Belhurst Castle ...

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Meet, Stay & Play Conference Centers

n Beaver Hollow Conference Center/Biggest Loser Resort Niagara 1083 Pit Road Java Center, N.Y. 14082 Phone: (585) 457-3700, (800) 964-7903 Web: www.beaverhollow.com Email: sales@beaverhollow.com Number of guest rooms: 86 Capacity in: • Banquet style: 300 • Classroom seating: 250 Average ...

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2015 Athena Young Professional Award finalists

Julie Bazan Assistant vice president of operations and administration Manning & Napier Advisors Inc. Education: B.A., Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, N.Y., M.A.L.S., Nazareth College; M.S. Ed, St. John Fisher College Family: Husband, Michael D’Angelo Professional and community leadership: ...

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2015 Athena Award finalists

Susan Acker First vice president–wealth management,  Chartered retirement planning counselor Merrill Lynch Education: BBA, M.S., St. Bonaventure University Professional and community leadership: Member, executive committee; chair, investment committee, Rochester Area Community Foundation; board member, Flaum Eye Institute, University of Rochester; ...

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