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Your days at the office are probably hectic as you try to give patients personal attention while juggling a full schedule. But when the exam room door closes and you're focusing on individual patients, are staff members also providing high quality care? Are your front office phones answered with reasonable speed and courtesy? Are cranky patients treated with diplomacy?

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It's no surprise that construction sites are ranked high on the list of the most dangerous workplaces. Nail guns, heavy falling objects, saws and other items are often the cause of serious injuries. The possibility of serious injuries or fatalities is higher in construction than most other industries.
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Not-for-profit organizations often struggle with valuing non-cash and in-kind donations, including the value of houses and other real estate.
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Some people are worried that they will wind up in a nursing home with their life savings wiped out. But that doesn't have to be the case. You can buy some peace of mind with long-term care insurance.
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Earth Day is April 22. This occasion reminds us to consider implementing changes to help reduce the amount of energy we consume. But "going green" isn't just good for the Earth — certain energy-saving expenditures also may qualify for generous tax breaks that are good for your pocketbook, too.
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In early January, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a fact sheet that lays out how the agency is aligning its policy on intern employment status with new rulings by several U.S. appellate courts.
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If money were not object, you could keep your plant and warehouse so cool that productivity sizzles during hot weather -- rather than employees. But there may be a cheaper option for your company than simply using air conditioning: roof mist cooling.
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Builder's risk insurance provides protection for a structure that is damaged during construction. These policies are usually broad. In fact, the coverage is generally extensive enough to include construction equipment and machinery, as well as materials, fixtures, and appliances -- all vital parts of a completed structure. It can also cover temporary structures, such as office trailers, on a project site.
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If you operate your medical practice as a C corporation, you may be required to conduct an annual corporate meeting and keep minutes of the proceedings. The requirement to keep minutes is sometimes viewed as a burdensome task, but there's some good news: Minutes can also be used to document the practice's intentions for transactions that have major tax significance.

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Maintaining detailed time records for staff may not be your favorite task. Unfortunately, it's not negotiable. Timekeeping — for volunteers and individuals paid for their work — is necessary for most not-for-profit organizations. However, there are ways to make the job less onerous.

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