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November 12, 2013

Business news in brief, week of Nov. 10, 2013

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•	Model the Way (Set the example by aligning actions with shared values) — Ofc. Shaun Dwyer. Ofc. Dwyer was hired in January 2002 as a correctional officer.

Leadership White County to kick off in January

MONTICELLO — Leadership White County 2014 will kick off on Jan. 15 with nine sessions planned as part of this year’s curriculum. 2014 will mark the fifth leadership class in the county. In 2012, organizers decided to host the class every other year.

Session topics include: Personality Styles and Team Building; County Government and Tourism; Conflict Management and Clean Energy; Generational Differences; County and State Funding, Public Communication Skills and Making a Difference.

2014 Leadership White County begins Jan. 15 at IU Health White Memorial Hospital. Sessions are scheduled on Wednesdays beginning at 11 a.m. The graduation ceremony is scheduled on March 12 at Camp Tecumseh.

The cost for Leadership White County is $200. Participants may be sponsored by their employer or a non-profit organization. Employer Consent Forms are part of the application process.

For more information and applications, contact White County Economic Development at 124 N. Main Street, Suite A in downtown Monticello, 574-583-6557, dconover@whiced.com.

Dukes named top performer on pneumonia

PERU — Dukes Memorial Hospital was recently named as one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of U.S. health care organizations.

Dukes Memorial Hospital was recognized for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions. These conditions include heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, children’s asthma, stroke and venous thromboembolism, as well as inpatient psychiatric services.

Dukes Memorial Hospital is one of 1,099 hospitals earning the distinction of Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for attaining and sustaining excellence in the following measure set: Pneumonia.

The ratings are based on an aggregation of accountability measure data reported to The Joint Commission during the 2012 calendar year.

This is the third year in a row that Dukes Memorial Hospital is being recognized as a Top Performer. Previously, Dukes was recognized by The Joint Commission for its achievement on the measure of pneumonia.

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