Congratulations to the Catalyst Fund 20th Anniversary

Posted on 20. Nov, 2013 by in Blog, community, Non-Profit

I am proud to be a part of the Catalyst Endowment Fund and member of the Steering Committee that supports worthy groups and important issues in the Greater Hartford Region. Congratulations to all members for a great first 20 years, and for the next 20 years of providing support to important efforts in our community […]

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Ira Yellen presented at National Assn. for Home Care

Posted on 04. Nov, 2013 by in Blog, Health, Health Information, innovation, Portfolio, public relations

Over 60 agencies throughout the U.S. attended our presentation outlining the findings of the beta test for Homecarematchkiosk.com. For a copy please contact info@homecarematchkiosk.com for a copy. It presents the latest facts and figures on how consumers are searching online for healthcare services.

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FEC gives $500 to Glastonbury Student for Logo Design

Posted on 25. Apr, 2013 by in award, Blog, community, connecticut, Education, Portfolio, Recent Company News

  Our new cover photo shows Ira Yellen, president and CEO of First Experience Communications, presenting a check for $500 to Benjamin Combs for designing the winning logo for the planetarium at the Glastonbury-East Hartford Magnet School. Glastonbury school board Chairman Susan Karp is at right. PHOTO: https://www.facebook.com/GlastonburyLIFE

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FEC client featured CNN online news site

Posted on 14. Jan, 2013 by in Blog, community, Health, Health Information, Portfolio

From CNN: Cheryl Rumley owns Springfield, Mass.-based Apex Healthcare Services. Her small business, which employs 60 full-time and part-time workers, provides home health services to about 300 elderly and disabled patients in western Massachusetts. Rumley got sick two weeks before Christmas. Since then, she said she’s been “losing two employees a day” to the flu. […]

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Article on our Venture: HomecareMatchKiosk.com (Now Aging in Place Essential Toolkit)

Posted on 03. Dec, 2012 by in angel investing, Blog, business development, entrepreneurs, Health, Health Information, innovation, public relations

Hartford Business Journal article on our new business for home care. Read on.

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“Home Sweet Home”

Posted on 14. Nov, 2012 by in Blog, entrepreneurs, Health, Health Information, innovation, our philosophy, Personal, Recent Company News

Dear friends and colleagues; My father, who died at 42 of a heart attack, was a wise man. He taught me that by loving ourselves and by cherishing our time on earth, we would be rewarded far beyond our financial and professional success. I learned the hard way that being responsible for yourself and your […]

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StartUp Hartford Weekend was a Great Success

Posted on 26. Sep, 2012 by in Blog, connecticut, entrepreneurs, Health, innovation, technology

Start Up Teams, Mentors, and Organizers In keeping with Connecticut’s “still revolutionary”, Hartford hosted a StartUp Event that focused on healthcare and wellness for people who wanted to experience what being an entrepreneur was like. Over 60 people registered, 25 pitches, and 8 teams were formed. The team members came from far and wide (Connecticut, […]

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Basic Goals for Improving Our Health and Healthcare System

Posted on 19. Jul, 2012 by in core values, Health, Health Information, innovation, overview

The U.S. Department of Human Service’s Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (the CMS Innovation Center) fosters health care transformation by finding new ways to pay for and deliver care that improve care and health while lowering costs. The Center identifies, develops, supports, and evaluates innovative models of payment and care service delivery for Medicare, […]

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Elder Caregiving in the Digital Age: Finding Quality Homecare Services

Posted on 15. Jun, 2012 by in Blog, community, core competencies, core services, Health, Portfolio

SEARCHING FOR THE BEST There is no mystery to the reality that the “best” homecare services often lose out against lesser options through price competition and availability. The “cost” of homecare is determined in part by the resources diverted from buying other goods and services, whether comparable or totally different, but equally important…. To read […]

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Connecticut Governor Proposes Use of Internet to Help Families Find Homecare Agencies

Posted on 10. Feb, 2012 by in Blog, community, connecticut, Health

Hospital discharges web-based information system to keep individuals out of nursing facilities in the first place. By providing information on the availability of home and community-based services, this system will facilitate the transition of care from the hospital to the community, promoting individualized person-centered planning.* Here is the Governor’s proposed Long-term Health Care Initiative for the Legislature to approve: […]

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