Jupiter Medical Center Temporarily Furloughs 50 Employees, Reduces Management Pay Due to COVID-19

first_imgJupiter Medical Center said Wednesday they have temporarily furloughed some employees due to the economic downturn related to the coronavirus.The hospital’s management explained they are experiencing a historically low amount of patients due to the cancellation of nonessential medical and elective surgical procedures.That action was part of an executive order from Gov. Ron DeSantis on March 9, as well as recommendations released by the American College of Surgeons on March 13.As a result, the hospital temporarily furloughed 50 administrative and support positions on Wednesday. The hospital’s total workforce includes 1,883 employees.The hospital added that “unprecedented economic realities” have developed as the public avoids medical offices due to social distancing, along with the high cost of treating COVID-19 patients.Thank you to each of our #healthcareheroes! #JMCHeroes pic.twitter.com/gAWoFMYfNt— Jupiter Medical Center (@JupiterMedCtr) April 13, 2020 “Until the Department of Health’s Executive Order, which ceases all ‘non-medically’ necessary surgical procedures expires on May 9, 2020, as well as the important public health concerns posed by the COVID-19 pandemic have passed, we will continue to dynamically flex the work schedules and hours of clinical staff in accordance with patient needs,” said Dr. Amit Rastogi, the president and chief executive officer of Jupiter Medical Center, in a written statement.Jupiter Medical Center says the furloughs will not affect patient care.In addition, Rastogi will take a voluntary 30 percent reduction in his salary. Other senior leaders will take a 20 percent reduction in their pay, while director-level positions will reduce their compensation by 10 percent.last_img read more

Cricket News Virat Kohli on cusp of equaling another blazing record in Pune ODI

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: If the Vizag ODI against West Indies was any indication of how effortlessly Virat Kohli breaks records, then the Pune ODI offers another opportunity for the Indian skipper to add to his burgeoning tally of world records.With scores of 140 and 157*, Kohli needs one more century to not only complete a hat-trick, but also equal South African sensation AB de Villiers’ record of four consecutive centuries in ODIs in India.Read More | Aaron Finch replaces Tim Paine as Australia ODI captain for South Africa seriesPrior to his knock of 140 and 157*, Kohli had smashed 113 against New Zealand in Kanpur in October 2017. Incidentally, the knock in Kanpur had made him the fastest to get past 9000 runs in ODIs. De Villiers had achieved the feat in the 2010/2011 season. In the three ODI series in 2010, the South African right-hander blasted 114* and 102* in Gwalior and Ahmedabad.He carried the form right to the World Cup and he responded with 107* against the West Indies in the encounter at Feroz Shah Kotla Delhi and blasted 134 against the Netherlands in Mohali.Read More | Baazaar actor Rohan Mehra is the son of THIS famous superstarRecord-breaking machineVirat Kohli broke plenty of records in the Vizag ODI against West Indies. In addition to becoming the fastest to 10,000 ODI runs beating Sachin Tendulkar’s mark, Kohli went past 1000 runs in the calendar year in just 11 innings at an average of close to 150.Kohli also went past 4000 ODI runs at home in quick time and also became the second captain since Andrew Strauss to hit two 150+ scores. The Indian skipper also overtook Tendulkar’s tally of most runs against West Indies in ODIs. The crowd in Pune will be gearing up for yet another exhibition by Kohli. last_img read more

Meeting of ‘Brothers’ Edin Dzeko and Adnan Catic in Germany

first_imgCaptain of the football national team of B&H and the striker of Roma Edin Dzeko met with his friend, German boxer of BH origin Adnan Catic (Felix Sturm) in Germany.As already known, Edin Dzeko is in Leverkusen with Roma, where they were to play the match of the third round of group stage of the Champions League against Bayer last night.The Diamond took advantage of the visit to Germany to meet his friend, the famous boxer of BH origin Adnan Catic, and Catic shared the photo on his official Facebook page with a caption “Brüder / Braća / Brothers”.Edin and Adnan have been good friends for a long time now and mutually supporting each other during the matches and fights.Roma was to play against Bayer last night starting from 8:45 pm. BH national team player Miralem Pjanic was included among the first eleven, while the just recovered Edin Dzeko stayed on the bench. Roma has one point after two played rounds, and Leverkusen registered three points, same as BATE Borisov. Barcelona is leading with four points.(Source: klix.ba)last_img read more