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Quint Studer named one of the most interesting entrepreneurs in healthcare today

Quint Studer named one of the most interesting entrepreneurs in healthcare today

The Becker Hospital Review has published its list of the nine most interesting and intelligent entrepreneurs in healthcare today. Quint Studer, founder of Studer Group, is second on the list. Quint Studer is the founder of Pensacola, Fla.-based Studer Group, an outcomes firm that uses [...]

Letters on Sacred Heart breach went out Friday

Letters on Sacred Heart breach went out Friday

Yesterday Sacred Heart Health System announced that hackers had gained access to the confidential data on approximately 14,000 patient by gaining access to the computer system of a third-party billing vendor. According to the press release, hackers were able to use a deceptive technique known as [...]

Presidential Task Force releases action plan to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing and seafood fraud

Presidential Task Force releases action plan to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing and seafood fraud

The Presidential Task Force on Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Seafood Fraud, co-chaired by the Departments of Commerce and State, has released its action plan. The plan identifies actions that will strengthen enforcement, create and expand partnerships with state and [...]

Convention Center deja vu

Convention Center deja vu

The success of Pensacon has reignited a discussion for a convention center. It's a worthy topic. The fourth-cent of the bed tax was originally presented as a funding source for just such a venture. The penny tax on short-term rentals was used to finance the Pensacola Civic Center. When that tax [...]

Pensacola Speaks podcast: Studers may build park on ECUA site

Pensacola Speaks podcast: Studers may build park on ECUA site

On Pensacola Speaks on Thursday, Quint Studer said that he and his wife Rishy are considering developing the old Main Street Sewage treatment plant site as a public park. They are looking at several options, but the public park is one of them, particularly since the CMPA appears ready to develop a [...]

USDA report says Florida citrus production will be below earlier forecast

USDA report says Florida citrus production will be below earlier forecast

The National Agricultural Statistics Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday said this season's Florida orange production will be down 1 percent from an earlier forecast. "Citrus greening continues to have a huge impact on our industry," Doug Ackerman, executive director of the [...]

Pensacola Speaks: The demolition of workers comp

Pensacola Speaks: The demolition of workers comp

Over the past decade, states have slashed workers’ compensation benefits, denying injured workers help when they need it most and shifting the costs of workplace accidents to taxpayers, according to report by ProPublica's Michael Grabell and NPR's Howard Berkes. Grabell and Berkes analyzed [...]

850 Magazine highlights Escambia County-Port, Airport, IHMC, Hospitals, Studers…and more

850 Magazine highlights Escambia County-Port, Airport, IHMC, Hospitals, Studers…and more

850 Magazine has published its Escambia County Journal. Here are the features: Small Town, Big Ideas Top researchers from around the globe come to the institute looking for ways to help machines and people develop a more synergistic relationship. Beyond the Beach It’s more [...]

Pensacola Speaks podcast: How to start a business

Pensacola Speaks podcast: How to start a business

On Monday, I interviewed Kelly Massey, director of the Florida Small Business Development Center at UWF, on the challenges of starting a business and the center's "How to Start a Business" Boot Camp that starts today. Check out www.sbdc.uwf.edu. Pensacola Speaks airs weekdays from 5-6 p.m. [...]

Two powerful groups want Seminole gaming compact extended.

Two powerful groups want Seminole gaming compact extended.

In a new television ad, the Florida Chamber of Commerce and the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association --- two of the Capitol's most-influential business lobbies --- urge an extension of a state gambling agreement with the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The ad comes as a key part of the [...]

Putnam: Citrus industry could collapse in two or three years

Putnam: Citrus industry could collapse in two or three years

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam was in Pensacola last week. He met with Inweekly to discuss the issues facing the state’s agriculture industry. “Well, the citrus industry is a $10 billion economic driver for the state and it is in dire straits,” said Putnam. “The disease [...]

Pen Air Federal Credit Union and UWF Executive Mentor Program to host spring Financial Boot Camp

Pen Air Federal Credit Union and UWF Executive Mentor Program to host spring Financial Boot Camp

Pen Air Federal Credit Union and the University of West Florida Executive Mentor Program will host the spring “Financial Boot Camp” on Friday, March 20 from noon to 2:30 p.m. in the College of Business Education Center, Building 76A, Room 102. The Boot Camp hosts financial professionals as [...]

Drink like a cop on Monday

Drink like a cop on Monday

Pensacola-area Dunkin’ Donuts locations are offering free iced coffee on Monday, March 9. Why? "In honor of Spring and to celebrate the warmer weather, Pensacola-area Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants are helping guests spring forward with a 'Free Iced Coffee Day'.” On March 9, [...]

Lion fish threat to fishing industry getting attention

Lion fish threat to fishing industry getting attention

Yesterday I interviewed Adam Putnam, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture. We did discuss growing problem of lion fish invading Florida waters "Lion fish virtually endemic in the Keys now and they're moving up (the state)," said Putnam. "They're up in the Panhandle now, but we're seeing them more [...]

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