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Medical Market 1Q Report shows
A healthy medical market is often reflected in new construction taking place. Healthcare construction activity isn’t having an impact – yet – on medical office properties in the St. Louis metro area, but signs are promising.

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Crafting the Nation’s First Virtual Care Center

New center helps Mercy expand access to healthcare for patients everywhere

On May 13, Mercy officials broke ground on the nation’s first virtual care center, marking another milestone in its pledge to transform healthcare.

SSM Juggles Construction Projects

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Myriad improvements being made throughout system

By LYNNE JETER

Building Up a Medical City

Hospitals and health systems keep construction dust whirling

On June 19, Mercy officials will break ground on the Mercy Medical Building, an $8 million capital improvement project on an 8-acre campus at South Service Road West near Mattox Drive in Sullivan.

By LYNNE JETER

Leading St. Anthony’s with a Servant’s Heart

Beverly Bokovitz, CNO, promoted to Office of the President

“When you walk in to a new situation like this, it’s like drinking water from a fire hose.” – Beverly Bokovitz, MSN, RN, Office of the President, St. Anthony’s, St. Louis.

By LYNNE JETER

Robust Healthcare Construction Just Beginning to Take Place in St.

Medical Market 1Q Report shows

A healthy medical market is often reflected in new construction taking place. Healthcare construction activity isn’t having an impact – yet – on medical office properties in the St. Louis metro area, but signs are promising.

By LYNNE JETER

PEDIATRICS FOCUS

Report card highlights deficits in children’s physical activity
Remember when P.E. was the ‘easy A’ in school? Evidently that’s no longer true.

HEALTHCARE EXCHANGES FOCUS

An early analysis of the federal health exchange
After a very rough start, the federal health exchange managed a healthy rebound before the March 31 general signup deadline. Similarly, state exchanges have hit some glitches but are also now up and running.

July 2014

Medical Mortgage adds two new Specialists
Locally owned and operated First Integrity Mortgage Services announced the hiring of two licensed Mortgage Bankers, Michael Burge and Vinh Tran for its medical mortgage program. Burge is 30 year career mortgage veteran. Vinh Tran immigrated from Vietnam 35 years ago and has practiced real estate and mortgage banking the last 10 years.
Both Tran and Burge are charged with spearheading the further development and marketing of the firm’s mortgage program known as PowerPlus for Healthcare Professionals.

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Keith Mankowitz, MD

When someone looks young, fit and healthy, it seems unthinkable that they might be at risk for sudden death from a heart condition.

By LUCY SCHULTZE

THE ESTATE PLANNER: Heads I Win; Tails, I Can’t Lose

How to give away money at virtually no cost
“Heads I win; tails, I can’t lose,” is a phrase commonly used to describe the benefits of an estate planning technique called a Grantor Retained Annuity Trust or GRAT.

By STEVEN M. LAIDERMAN

Alternatives to Help Meet Your Investment Goals

When it comes to managing the wealth you’ve accumulated in any one stock, have you ever asked yourself, “How much is too much?” Holding a large position in one stock generally increases your risk level compared to a well-diversified portfolio.

Provided by CHARLES GRBCICH

A Poor Outcome Does Not Mean Bad Medicine

It’s 2 pm on a Tuesday and you’ve just finished seeing a patient. As you head to your next appointment a member of your staff hands you a notice letter.

By LAUREN SULLIVAN

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