The HCAHPS are in for our hospitals and are available on the federal website:www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov HCAHPS is the first national, standardized, publicly reported survey of patients' perspectives of hospital care. HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems; also [...]
Included on the list are New Google search tool that can see into future; Election Deathmatch Coverage; eHarmony founder finds love on Match.com; and flying penguins sent to rainforest. The list keeps growing. Read more.
Jim Hopkins and his Gannett Blog take a look at the new front page design of the Pensacola News Journal - Hot Off the Press: Pensacola News Journal. The At-A-Glance link gives an interesting read on the paper's history.
Not here. The Volusia County School Board will close seven schools in three years. The five board members overwhelmingly voted to close the schools, saying they had no choice because they were "held hostage" by a lack of state funding. Don't expect that kind of leadership from the Escambia [...]
Florida House leaders have proposed a $65.1 billion budget with no pay raises for state employees, but willl allow Gov. Charlie Crist to use reserves and trust funds if Florida's tax collections continue to fall short. When the receipts are down, employees shouldn't expect pay raises. It's [...]
Looks like I won't be prosecuted this time. -------- Original Message -------- Subject: Re: Independent News - Walker Holmes Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2008 17:14:30 -0400 From: Sandi Copes To: email@example.com No worries. Perhaps in the future it might be best to keep us out of [...]
My apology to Florida Attorney General: ------- Original Message -------- Subject: Independent News - Walker Holmes Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2008 15:56:34 -0500 From: Rick Outzen Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org Organization: Independent News To: Sandi.email@example.com The March 27 [...]
Sandi Copes, press secretary for Attorney General Bill McCollum, called asking for a copy of an article by Walker Holmes that reports the Attorney General is investigating the Pensacola City Council (Council Ousted ). Apparently Tallahassee has received several phone calls from angry [...]
There is a marketing war going on between the mega-accounting firms Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund and O'Sullivan Creel. Below is a press release from Saltmarsh on its purchase of the Goodyear Blimp. Jeff DeWeese is busy searching eBay for a similar purchase for his firm OSC. Press Release: [...]
ECUA may have had to relocate the Main Street Sewage Treatment plant if a bill that is currently in the Florida Senate becomes law. The utility will definitely have to stop pumping the effluent from its Pensacola Beach plant into the Santa Rosa Sound. The Senate Committee on Environmental [...]
Florida is No. 1 in greyhound racetracks. According to the Miami Herald, state regulators want more inspection power and penalties for animal abusers. The industry has had problems from dog-doping with cocaine to force them to run faster to the 2002 discovery that a former Pensacola racetrack [...]
The Daily News reports that the state legislature may require large group health insurance plans to provide diagnostic screening, intervention and treatment of autism. It would prohibit insurance companies from denying autistic children therapy. The bill is called - The Window of Opportunity [...]