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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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From the start, she ‘fell in love’ with seniors

When Sandra MacWilliam, a native of Granite City, Ill., was a teenager, she envisioned a career in a medical lab.   Life can take unusual turns, however, and MacWilliam, 63, will retire in June with a decades-long reputation as an ...

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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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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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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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2012 Charitable Events Calendar: Letter from the Publisher

Dear Readers,   Welcome to the 11th edition of our Charitable Events Calendar. From the start, our goal with this publication has been to help local businesses align their organizations with worthwhile charitable causes. The events listed here-from golf tournaments ...

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2012 Charitable Events Calendar

Fundraiser for the Women’s Council Kitchen Date: Jan. 10 Organization: Rochester Museum & Science Center Location: RMSC Time: TBD Price: TBD Estimated attendance: TBD Purpose: To raise funds for the new kitchen in the Eisenhart Auditorium Corporate support needed: N/A ...

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