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Alaska's high health care costs

...leaving the state for medical care can save money, it also means betting against Alaska businesses, said Alaska Regional Hospital CEO Julie Taylor. "Of course, none of us want Alaskans leaving the state for health care," Taylor said, both for economic...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-15/alaskas-high-health-care-costs
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Assembly OKs bonds for CPH

...debt, and using unencumbered funds to pay for equipment is more practical, Gilman said.However, Central Peninsula Hospital CEO Rick Davis supported the bond issuance, saying that because the hospital has multiple significant upcoming capital...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-01/assembly-oks-bonds-for-cph
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Business News

...The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon today at Froso's Restaurant in Soldotna. Central Peninsula Hospital CEO Rick Davis will provide a hospital update. RSVP to 262-9814. The Soldotna and Kenai Chambers of Commerce will host...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-04-27/business-news
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Medical providers look at implications of health care expansion

...and since I can't pay it I have to take it in there and try to get help for that," Essig said. Central Peninsula Hospital CEO Rick Davis said that in 2014, the hospital spent $20 million in charity care and patient loans that were not repaid...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-12/medical-providers-look-at-implicatio
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Central Peninsula Hospital sees rapid expansion

...is kind of a demonstration of the economic driver that our hospital is for the community," said Central Peninsula Hospital CEO Rick Davis in his quarterly financial report to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly on January 20, 2015. "773 employees...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/central-peninsula-hospital-sees-ra
Trends
Assembly shoots down service area boundary changes

...would no longer pay taxes for the South Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area, which would lose around $120,000 said hospital CEO Bob Leston.During public comment, several residents from Homer joined the meeting telephonically to voice concern...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-28/assembly-shoots-down-service-area-bo
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School district turns to city, hospital for financial support for pool

...Atwater said administration has also approached Central Peninsula Hospital about contributing to keeping the pool open.Hospital CEO Rick Davis did not immediately return phone calls from the Clarion about where CPH is in its consideration of putting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-25/school-district-turns-to-city-hospit
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Hospital CEO supports 'take it outside' legislation

I have watched the smoke-free campaign make significant ground over the last several years. As a healthcare professional, I would be remiss if I didn't support a proposed law that would prohibit smoking in all indoor workplaces, businesses and public places. Of course the reason this legislation is being proposed is to prevent non-smokers from being exposed to second hand smoke. We now have plenty of science to support the fact that second hand smoke is dangerous. Just look up The Health Consequences of Smoking report.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-06/hospital-ceo-supports-tak
Letters
Assembly to consider parcel for CPH

...commercial use, which according to the ordinance the assembly will consider, is appropriate for hospital-related uses.Hospital CEO Rick Davis said as properties on West Corral Avenue have become available, the borough has been purchasing some of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-01/assembly-to-consider-parcel-for-cph
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Denial of transfer agreement a sound business decision for Central Peninsula Hospital

...patients without a transfer agreement with Central Peninsula Hospital.At issue are a group of patients whom both the hospital CEO Rick Davis and Surgery Center of Kenai vice president Harold Gear said are typically the lowest-paying patients...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-06/denial-of-transfer-agreement-a-so
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