Kerry Noble, an experienced hospital administration professional, has been appointed the new chief executive officer for Great Bend Regional Hospital. Noble has more than 40 years' experience in the financial management and health-care industries, including 30 years as CEO for various proprietary, public, and physician-owned hospitals across the Midwest.
The March jobs report brought more good news: a 215,000 net increase in jobs and a 5 percent unemployment rate. That good news, however, is accompanied by new research suggesting that most of the new jobs are temporary.
Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the U.S. has placed an added emphasis on public-private partnerships to improve security and assist with law enforcement. A recent skirmish between Apple and the FBI, however, has challenged the way private-sector companies interact with government agencies, promoting a strange mash-up of opposition, cooperation, and even a healthy dose of competition.
As April's warmer weather spreads across the Sunflower State, pest control can become an issue for residents. Whether the culprits are ants, cockroaches, stinging insects, termites or flies, the rising temperatures can mean problems controlling them. Your Better Business Bureau has some advice for consumers selecting a trustworthy pest control company.
This week, when Barack Obama visited Cuba (the first U.S. President to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge did so in 1928) he had a number of goals: loosen trade restrictions, "normalize relations" and eventually help Cubans gain greater freedom.