CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Insurance cap gives state $73 million
By Danielle Nordine
A temporary profit cap on health care companies will mean a return of about $73 million to federal and state governments, Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday.
Human Services Commi... Posted on 4/3/12 at 10:46 PM
HEALTHBEAT The two-way street of doctor-patient trust
When we talk about trust in the doctor-patient relationship, it's usually in the context of the patient's trust in the physician.
Less attention has been paid to the other side of this equation: the ... Posted on 4/7/11 at 1:42 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — There is a deeper issue behind the current government shutdown, and it is not what the general public thinks. As Minnesotans fear for their jobs and families, we see tensions rising and trust plummeting. People are steadily losing confidence in our government.
We are in a crisis. And our biggest crisis is not the financial one. We are in a trust crisis, and people are slow to realize the bottom line implications.
WORTHINGTON — Standing along a berm just a mile or so north of Worthington, one can hear the tall grasses blowing in the breeze, water flowing over a dam, a pair of geese squawking about their new guests and, in the distance, a pheasant rooster cackling as he forages for food.
Money from Helmsley trust funds digital mammography
WORTHINGTON — Sanford Worthington Medical Center (SWMC) will soon be able to offer state-of-the-art mammography services, thanks to a $585,000 donation from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. The grant is one of the largest health care donations in the Worthington community and the largest donation in the history of SWMC.
State Housing Trust Fund releases $268,000 for 2011
SPENCER, Iowa — Low-income homeowners in O’Brien, Osceola and Lyon counties may now apply for funding to repair their homes.
The State Housing Trust Fund has released nearly $268,000 to the Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund Inc. for fiscal year 2011.
WORTHINGTON — At a well-preserved 76 years old, Memorial Auditorium and Performing Arts Center may not need a complete facelift, but it will benefit from a nip here and a tuck there thanks to a generous bequest from the James Vance Trust.
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