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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...
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...
Hospital's work on health care reform encouraging

Recently Central Peninsula Hospital CEO Rick Davis shared with us details about how the hospital is preparing for health care reform. It is obvious that the hospital...
CPH deserves support of community

The proposal to build the Kahtnu surgical center seems to be the doctors' angry response to former hospital CEO Ryan Smith's attempts to muscle them into joining the hospital staff. As one health-care provider put it, Ryan was trying...
Removing ashtray at CPH a breath of fresh air

...Tobbacco-Free Campus. Bieng a non-smoker, it became apparent to me, to initiate, to be persistent in discussions with hospital CEO Rick Davis on the matter of the ashtrays, and what they are representing to the very people who are affected. Rick...
Hospital grateful for public support

Fighting to remain composed, Central Peninsula Hospital CEO Ryan Smith choked back tears as he spoke to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly on Tuesday, praising his staff and police officers...
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.
State OKs CPH expansion plans

...Thursday. "It's been a long, tough road, but we're happy to be where we are," Rick Davis, Central Peninsula Hospital CEO, said about the certificate approval. In November, the state denied part of the hospital's certificate request...
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...
Governor should support Medicaid expansion

...provisions of the Affordable Care Act.Navarre's trip makes him the second area official - along with Central Peninsula Hospital CEO Rick Davis - to visit the state capitol to advocate for Alaska's inclusion in the proposed Medicaid expansion. The...


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