Biz Briefs of the Week: August 2, 2012

| August 2, 2012
Kevin Connell, Becky Kaelin, Councilman David James, Circuit Court Clerk David Nicholson, Ethel Louise Parker Thomas and Wanda Baker at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Kevin Connell, Becky Kaelin, Councilman David James, Circuit Court Clerk David Nicholson, Ethel Louise Parker Thomas and Wanda Baker at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

New Drivers License Branch

Calling it “long overdue,” Jefferson County Circuit Court Clerk David L. Nicholson cut the ribbon at the new West Louisville Driver’s License branch July 12. The branch is located in the NIA Center, 2900 West Broadway. The new branch is part of a larger driver’s license service and safety initiative that was announced in March, and includes the relocation of three other branch offices. Factors impacting the decision for each branch location included safety, parking, public access, ingress and egress, convenience and co-location with the county clerk.

For more information about individual branch services and hours of operation, please visit www.courts.ky.gov/counties/jefferson/jeffersondriverslicense.

Healthcare Spotlight series

The Health Enterprises Network (HEN), in partnership with Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman, PSC and Norton Healthcare, will present the second installment of the Healthcare Spotlight Series, Financing in Healthcare: 2012, entitled Bundled Payments with John W. Adams, July 25. Mr. Adams, president & CEO of Global Healthcare Alliance, will lead the program. At this Healthcare Spotlight event, participants will learn how to overcome the challenges associated with bundled payment arrangements in order to reduce costs and improve the integration of care delivery. Attendees will also gain a practical knowledge about the implementation of bundled payments focusing on the Texas Heart Institute’s pioneering model, as well as gain insight into the administration and management of packaged pricing arrangements.

The event will be held at Harshaw Trane, 12700 Plantside Drive, and registration will be from 7:30 to 8 a.m., along with networking and a light breakfast. The program will run from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Registration is $45 for HEN members, $60 for non-members and $10 for full-time students. Cost to be a row sponsor is $500, which includes tickets for eight. Call 502.625.0179 or email Register@HealthEnterprisesNetwork.com.

NIMBUS Launches Ad Campaign

Louisville-based marketing and communications agency, NIMBUS, is creating and developing a “SOUL of Greatness” online ad campaign for client SOUL Electronics. SOUL Electronics produces and markets the SOUL by Ludacris line of headphones and other audio products branded and promoted by entertainer Chris “Ludacris” Bridges. The third video commercial of the series went live online this week and stars Ludacris, who narrates each of the “SOUL of Greatness” spots as well as provides the campaign’s soundtrack. NIMBUS is also developing and producing print, online, outdoor and radio ad campaigns for SOUL, and has been contracted to provide ongoing marketing support for other audio products from SOUL Electronics.

Stacey Wade, NIMBUS founder, owner and Chief Creative Officer, started NIMBUS, a certified minority-owned business, in 2002. While headquarters remain in Louisville, Kentucky, the agency also has satellite offices in Cincinnati, Atlanta and Los Angeles. The entire “SOUL of Greatness” video portfolio is available online at SOUL Electronics’ webpage at www.soulelectronics.com, and on the SOUL Electronics page on Facebook. For more about NIMBUS, visit their website at www.hellonimbus.com.

Middleton Reutlinger Super Lawyers

Sixteen Middleton Reutlinger attorneys were selected for inclusion as 2012 Kentucky Super Lawyers, an honor awarded based on research of peer recognition and professional achievement by legal publisher, Law & Politics. The attorneys selected are Henry S. Alford, Business/Corporate; Scot A. Duvall, Intellectual Property; Hiram Ely III, Business Litigation; Mark S. Fenzel, Professional Liability: Defense; Thomas W. Frentz, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights; Elisabeth S. Gray, Business Litigation; Julie A. Gregory, Intellectual Property; G. Kennedy Hall Jr., Employment Litigation: Defense; Kenneth S. Handmaker, Business Litigation; James R. Higgins, Jr., Intellectual Property Litigation; David L. Kellerman, General Litigation; Charles G. Middleton III, Civil Litigation Defense; Dennis D. Murrell, Business Litigation; Timothy P. O’Mara, Workers’ Compensation; John F. Salazar, Intellectual Property and Robert J. Theuerkauf, Intellectual Property. Mr. Higgins was selected as a Top 10 Kentucky Super Lawyer 2012, and Mr. Ely, Mr. Fenzel, Mr. Handmaker and Mr. Murrell were selected as Top 50 Kentucky Super Lawyers 2012.

Only five percent of attorneys in the state are recognized as Kentucky Super Lawyers. For more on Kentucky Super Lawyers visit www.superlawyers.com/kentucky. For information on Middleton Reutlinger visit www.middreut.com.

Jewish implements GE ultrasound

Jewish Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, has announced the implementation of GE Healthcare’s new cardiovascular ultrasound technology. Jewish Hospital is among the first centers in the country to make available the latest version of GE’s Vivid E9 Breakthrough 2012 (BT12) system, introduced earlier this year. The new system includes a 4D transducer for transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) that will allow clinicians to view precise images of the heart during assessment/diagnosis performed in the echo lab, and to support invasive surgical procedures in the operating room, as well as image-guided procedures in the cath lab. Recently cleared by the FDA for use in the United States, the Vivid E9 BT12 is also CE Marked and available for sale across Europe and many countries around the world.

GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. Their expertise helps healthcare providers to deliver better care to more people around the world at a lower cost. In addition, they partner with healthcare leaders to work towards sustainable healthcare systems. For more information about GE Healthcare, visit www.gehealthcare.com.

Paul A. Dzenitis.

Paul A. Dzenitis.

Reminger Super Lawyer

Reminger Co., LPA is proud to announce that attorney Paul A. Dzenitis has been named to the Kentucky Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys in Kentucky for 2012. Paul practices in Reminger Co., LPA’s Louisville and Lexington offices. He received his BA from Princeton University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky, and is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, Fayette County Bar Association, Louisville Bar Association and Ohio State Bar Association. Since his admission to the Kentucky Bar in 1994, Paul has tried more than 75 medical malpractice, nursing home negligence and criminal cases to jury verdict. He was previously listed in the Ohio Super Lawyers – Rising Stars Edition from 2005 to 2007, and was featured among the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in Ohio as judged by his peers. He is also a frequent speaker to legal and non-legal professionals in the areas of medical negligence, extended care liability and risk management. Paul can be reached by emailing pdzenitis@reminger.com or by calling 502.625.7291.

Reminger Co., L.P.A. is a full-service law firm with ten offices throughout Ohio and Kentucky: Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Akron, Youngstown, Sandusky, Toledo, Fort Mitchell, Lexington and Louisville. With more than 125 attorneys collectively, Reminger’s practice areas include all aspects of litigation, along with corporate, tax, real estate and probate matters. For more information, visit Reminger at www.reminger.com.

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