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Kodak helps
hospital go digital

The country’s second-oldest hospital is joining the digital age. The New York Hospital, built in 1771, signed an agreement to convert nearly all of its diagnostic imaging procedures to Eastman Kodak Co.’s electronic image and information mangement system. Kodak expects ...

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U.S. catching up
on managed care

Approximately two-thirds of area workers who receive health insurance through their employers are covered by managed-care plans, local insurers estimate. That is a little less than the nationwide average, which is close to 75 percent, according to a survey done ...

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Disability costs to double

The U.S. Census Bureau predicts that disability costs will double by the year 2000, topping $340 billion. However, only one of four businesses has been able to drive down disability costs, while 75 percent have contained health care costs, according ...

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Local hospital
inks deal with NiMo

Highland Hospital today announced that it has signed a contract to buy natural gas from Niagara Mohawk Corp.’s Plum Street Energy Marketing subsidiary. Though the hospital is a significant user, the move will have no effect on Rochester Gas and ...

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Local hospital
inks deal with NiMo

Highland Hospital today announced that it has signed a contract to buy natural gas from Niagara Mohawk Corp.’s Plum Street Energy Marketing subsidiary. Though the hospital is a significant user, the move will have no effect on Rochester Gas and ...

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Kodak announces bonuses:
$125 million down from ’96

Following the release of its better-than-expected year-end results, Eastman Kodak Co. today announced it would distribute a wage dividend totaling $124.8 million to 40,800 workers. On March 13, employees will receive a payment equal to 6.58 percent of their 1996 ...

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Disability costs to double

The U.S. Census Bureau predicts that disability costs will double by the year 2000, topping $340 billion. However, only one of four businesses has been able to drive down disability costs, while 75 percent have contained health care costs, according ...

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Strong year for exporters The International Business Council of the Greater Rochester Metro Chamber of Commerce Inc. yesterday announced the preliminary results of its year-end survey of Rochester-area exporting firms. Based on results from 76 firms, the council tentatively estimates ...

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Real estate likely to cool slightly

For Rochester’s real estate markets, 1997 will be a repeat of 1996–only less so. That’s what the National Association of Realtors Inc.’s top economic forecaster told some 600 Greater Rochester Association of Realtors Inc.

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CAI faces
second suit

A second, class-action lawsuit filed against CAI Wireless Systems Inc., the parent company of Rochester Choice TV, accuses CAI officials of misleading investors. The filing comes as CAI begins a direct-mail marketing campaign in the Rochester area to sell its ...

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CAI faces
second suit

A second, class-action lawsuit filed against CAI Wireless Systems Inc., the parent company of Rochester Choice TV, accuses CAI officials of misleading investors. The filing comes as CAI begins a direct-mail marketing campaign in the Rochester area to sell its ...

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Real estate likely to cool slightly

For Rochester’s real estate markets, 1997 will be a repeat of 1996–only less so. That’s what the National Association of Realtors Inc.’s top economic forecaster told some 600 Greater Rochester Association of Realtors Inc. members today. The news could be ...

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Kodak tops estimates;
stock price jumps

Eastman Kodak Co.’s net earnings for 1996 beat analysts’ expectations with an 18 percent increase over 1995. The company released its year-end and fourth-quarter earnings an hour before the stock market opened Thursday. The market reacted swiftly; by mid-morning, Kodak ...

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RIT elects two board members Daniel Bader and Herbert Washington have been elected to the board of trustees of Rochester Institute of Technology. Bader is president of Helen Bader Foundation Inc. in Milwaukee, and Washington is president of H.L.W. Fast ...

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Kodak tops estimates;
stock price jumps

Eastman Kodak Co.’s net earnings for 1996 beat analysts’ expectations with an 18 percent increase over 1995. The company released its year-end and fourth-quarter earnings an hour before the stock market opened Thursday.

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