Entries by Cory D. Radosevich

Termination Series:

Guidelines to Follow When Terminating

This article is a continuation of our termination series. To view the previous article, click here. This series will go over how a termination decision should be made, how the organization handles problems before making a termination and how to convey the news for a constructive face-to-face termination. There are specific guidelines when terminating because […]

Termination Series:

Making the Decision. Should I Fire My Employee?

This series will go over how a termination decision should be made, how the organization handles problems before making a termination and how to convey the news for a constructive face-to-face termination. There are specific guidelines when terminating because all of these factors will impact strongly on the employee’s perceptions, their consequent motivation to act […]

Guest column: Coping With Conflict – Part Two

A Layperson’s guide to resolving conflict in the office By Daniel A. Bobrow, MBA President, American Dental Company Part two in a series of two articles In last issue’s article, we discussed models and tenets used to resolve conflict. In this part, I’ll go over the skills necessary that, once mastered, can greatly assist you […]

Guidelines Change for Preventive Antibiotics

Guidelines Change for Preventive Antibiotics Before Dental Work According to new guidelines, far fewer people need preventive antibiotics before dental procedures than previously recommended, according to a recent issue of Mayo Clinic Women’s HealthSource. The use of preventive antibiotics for people with certain heart conditions stemmed from worries about endocarditis. That condition is an infection […]

Music, Physics, A Sailboat and Dentistry

Profile: Dr. David Matthews Practice: David R. Matthews Dental Group, LLC Location: Eugene, Oregon Music, Physics, A Sailboat and Dentistry A music teacher with a penchant for physics, Dr. Dave Matthews changed careers after ten years of teaching music to become a dentist. A graduate of the University of Oregon in 1970, Dr. Matthews taught […]

Veterinary Foundation Offers Grants To Cover Costs

Veterinary Foundation Offers Grants To Cover Costs Of Care After Hurricanes The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is urging veterinarians to apply for grants of up to $2,000 to cover costs incurred by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Eligible applicants are licensed veterinarians, although requests from licensed veterinary technicians and others providing medical care for animals […]

Project Could Help Pets Serve As Disease Watchdogs

A national surveillance network that uses the medical records of companion animals could help prepare for a wide variety of emerging disease threats to humans and animals, including avian influenza, according to veterinary scientists at Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. The National Companion Animal Surveillance Program was originally designed to alert people to potential […]