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Fusing biological data and medical technology

Spencer Rosero M.D. has always sought to combine things.   As a child growing up in Brooklyn, Rosero developed a curiosity for technology and the science behind it. He also had a passion for helping others. So he decided to ...

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Doctor helps individuals overcome struggles

Working with a population of indigent and sometimes substance-addicted individuals might not be the top choice for many health care providers, but Beatrice Deshommes M.D. cannot imagine a more fulfilling career path.   As associate medical director of the outpatient ...

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His goal: peace for patients at the end of life

Timothy Quill M.D. is comfortable discussing a mix of topics-jogging, writing, cycling, cooking or end-of-life issues.   As professor of medicine, psychiatry and medical humanities and director of the Center for Ethics, Humanities and Palliative Care at the University of ...

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Taking dad’s advice, she launched her dream

Mariellen Cupini always listened to advice from her Lithuanian-born father, the sole optometrist in tiny Palmerton in Pennsylvania Dutch country.   "If you have an idea, you try it," he told Cupini, his only child.   Eighteen years ago, she ...

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Healthy communication drives patient care

At Clifton Springs Hospital and Clinic, employees are not punished for their mistakes. Instead, hospital administrators encourage them to come forward to talk about these missteps, using them as a learning experience to pinpoint inefficiencies.   It is what hospital ...

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Health Care Achievement Awards contents

The Rochester Business Journal’s Health Care Achievement Awards recognize excellence, promote innovation and honor the efforts of organizations and individuals who have a significant impact on the quality of health care in the Rochester-Finger Lakes region. The honorees profiled in ...

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Calm and capable, he stands by his patients

Maureen Murphy has had a tough seven months, but compassionate care from Nagendra Nadaraja M.D., chief of surgery at Unity Health System, has made her journey less painful.   Murphy, a Brighton social worker in private practice, had difficulty swallowing ...

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Innovation lets techs work bedside with ease

To gauge the excitement for Care-stream Health Inc.’s DRX-Revolution Mobile X-Ray system, turn to YouTube.   There lies footage of the Carestream team unveiling the device, an easy-to-drive X-ray machine on wheels, at the annual Radiological Society of North America ...

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Under Meyerowitz, center has extended reach

Dental health care visits among the uninsured or underinsured have grown significantly in the last decade, and it is due in no small part to Cyril Meyerowitz.   The director of Eastman Dental Center since 1999, Meyerowitz became an important ...

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Ensuring independence at home for seniors

Most people would prefer not to live in a nursing home. According to the Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency, nearly 75 percent of all Americans age 50 and older want to remain in their homes for as long as possible, ...

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2012 Best of the Web finalists vie for top honors

Sixteen years ago, online communication was uncharted territory for many businesses. That is the year, 1996, that the Rochester Business Journal launched its annual Best of the Web competition. Much has changed since then, but the goal of the competition ...

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Best of the Web nominees

Banking and finance www.cnbank.com Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Website went live: March 2010 Last major overhaul: March 2010 Average number of page views per day: 25,000 Cost to create: NA Cost to maintain annually: NA Developed: Externally, by Martino ...

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Best of the Web: Business Transformation Award

Digital Rochester’s Business Transformation Award is given to a Rochester-area firm that has significantly impacted its business through the Web as demonstrated by strategic growth, harnessing cutting-edge technology, or mastering unique Web functionality. Digital Rochester selected the following organizations as ...

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Three finalists compete in new social media category

Crosman Corp. Started using social media: 2009-Facebook and YouTube; 2010-Twitter, Flickr and more active updates to LinkedIn; 2011-SmugMug replaced Flickr, Google+ added. We have tinkered with Instagram and Pinterest. Accounts: @crosmancorp (Twitter), facebook.com/crosmancorp, facebook.com/gamefaceairsoft, facebook.com/pages/CenterPoint-Hunting-and-Outdoors/111913888830748, youtube.com/crosmancorp, linkedin.com/company/389418, crosman.smugmug.com Website went ...

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Charitable Events Calendar Index

Action for a Better Community Inc. James McCuller Memorial Golf Outing 22 Signature Luncheon 26 Advent House Dinner Dance and Auction 11 Garage Sale 22 Golf Tournament 24 The Advocacy Center An Evening of Art and Jazz 16 AIDS Care Keeping Pace with AIDS 16 Alternatives for ...

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