Community Hospital opens rapid diagnostic clinic

Community Hospital has launched a clinic to help patients more quickly identify the reasons for breast changes. The rapid diagnostic clinic is located in the breast imaging department in the Grand Junction hospital. The clinic provides patients with an initial assessment; diagnostic testing, which may include imaging and biopsy; and plans for follow-up care or […]

These two observances well worth … observing

Every day, week and month brings an observance to mark, albeit some more significant than others. Let’s not debate, for example, the merits of International Talk Like a Pirate Day — which happens to fall on Sept. 19 for those looking forward to shivering their timbers. Nonetheless, there are two observances worth, well, observing that […]

The art of delegation: Learn to let go and truly lead

As a business owner, you face two options: You can create a job for yourself or truly lead your company.  There’s a distinct difference. In the first scenario, you’re doing daily tasks that could easily be handled by other managers or team members — tasks that take away your precious time to be the visionary, […]

Get packing: Preparation eases stress of business travel

Quick. What’s your favorite part of a business trip? Packing probably doesn’t come immediately to mind. Packing is stressful and annoying, but it doesn’t need to be. A bit of planning and preparation goes a long way toward easing the stress that arises when you suddenly realize, “Oh, drat — I forgot that!” The same […]

Ready for Generation Z in the workplace?

It’s graduation season and with it comes a new cohort of high school and college graduates joining the work force. Last year, a total of about 2,600 students graduated from Mesa County District 51 high schools and Colorado Mesa University. This year marks the first big wave of Generation Z, defined by the Pew Research […]

Chamber: Developing efforts pay off

Chamber: Developing efforts pay off

Phil Castle, The Business Times C.J. Rhyne has worked for more than four years to promote economic development in the Grand Valley and discovered in the process one thing can and often does lead to another. Rhyne cites as an example how demand for a facility to transfer shipping containers and other freight between rail […]

Windows of opportunity opening for manufacturer

Phil Castle, The Business Times Even as Reynolds Polymer Technology continues to provide windows into life under the sea, Mark Johnson has different views in mind. Picture, for example, the unobstructed vistas over the Pebble Beach golf course or Manhattan skyline. While the company engineers and manufactures acrylic panels for some of the largest aquariums […]

Young entrepreneurs get down to business

Young entrepreneurs get down to business

Phil Castle, The Business Times Toly Chinn wanted to keep his bicycle from getting scratched. Jordan Smith wanted to charge her cell phone at night without worrying about the threat of fire. Zoie Whitesides and Lillian Bittle enjoy cooking. There are as many origin stories behind their ventures as there are students in the latest […]

Surgeon joins in efforts to clear confusion over knee replacement rules

Phil Castle, The Business Times An orthopedic surgeon in Grand Junction has joined in efforts to clear up what he calls regulatory confusion over knee replacement procedures. The issue is a significant one given the growing number of patients undergoing the procedures, said Dr. Louis Stryker, a surgeon with Western Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at […]