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By Dr. Richard Spurlock Individuals and employers alike are navigating a complex health care system these days. In Colorado Springs, Kaiser Permanente is working to address this complexity head-on as it incorporates technology, evidence-based research and collaborative care teams to provide high-quality, coordinated patient care. Kaiser Permanente is unique in that it is both an… Continue Reading Kaiser offers integrated, coordinated patient care

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Youth Corps contributes to fire mitigation

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The Mile High Youth Corps – Colorado Springs responded to the Waldo Canyon and Black Forest fires as well as the subsequent flooding. The Corps during the summer and fall conducted 23 weeks of restoration and flood mitigation efforts in the burn areas, according to a news release. For the past four years, the Corps… Continue Reading Youth Corps contributes to fire mitigation

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NORAD partners with local firm for Santa voyage

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NORAD partners with local firm for Santa voyage

tw telecom Inc., a leading provider of managed services, will partner with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) to help track Santa Claus as he travels across the globe to deliver presents on Christmas Eve. “NORAD and Peterson Air Force Base utilize tw telecom’s local voice services for critical communications,” said Tracy Shaufler, vice… Continue Reading NORAD partners with local firm for Santa voyage

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Penrose, Academy cadets help stroke victims

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An entrepreneurial collaboration between Air Force Academy cadets and Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is creating a new device that will help patients recover their full range of motion after strokes or injuries. Called Neumimic, the project is a partnership between Dr. Glen House, medical director of Penrose’s rehabilitation center, and USAFA cadets in mechanical and… Continue Reading Penrose, Academy cadets help stroke victims

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Law embraces her task at EPC Public Health

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Law embraces her task at EPC Public Health

Jill Law, director of El Paso County Public Health since March 2012, received her registered nurse degree from Beth-El College of Nursing at UCCS and has a master’s in health administration from the University of Phoenix. Prior to her current position, she served as the agency’s division director of health services, overseeing six departments. Before… Continue Reading Law embraces her task at EPC Public Health

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The use of trusts in estate planning continues to be a hot topic among estate planning professionals and their clients. For example, whether or not to use a revocable living trust to avoid probate continues to be a widely discussed option. The purpose here, however, is to discuss trusts in another arena of estate planning.… Continue Reading Trusts can make a big difference in estate planning

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COPPeR hires new executive director

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COPPeR hires new executive director

The Board of Directors of COPPeR, the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, hired Andrew (Andy) Vick as executive director. Vick will start on Feb. 1, the board announced Tuesday. Vick will move from Western Maryland, where he has served as the executive director of the Allegany Arts Council since 2003. Vick grew up… Continue Reading COPPeR hires new executive director

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ACA seminar for employers Dec. 5 in Springs

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ACA seminar for employers Dec. 5 in Springs

If your business will be impacted by the Affordable Care Act, you may want to attend a Dec. 5 event in Colorado Springs. Sponsored by BBSI, a human resources organization, and national small business advocacy organization Small Business Majority, the free seminar will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Webster University, 5475… Continue Reading ACA seminar for employers Dec. 5 in Springs

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Lockheed to continue support for missile defense in the Springs

Lockheed Martin received a $20 million contract to support air, space defense and missile warning systems for the North American Aerospace Defense Command and Cheyenne Mountain Complex as a modification to the military’s integrated space command and control program. Under this option, Lockheed Martin will sustain critical national defense missions at multiple locations worldwide. It’s… Continue Reading Lockheed to continue support for missile defense in the Springs

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