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Hernando Business digest for June 24

Business digest

Briefly

BLUE DISTINCTION CENTER: Oak Hill Hospital's Heart Institute was recently designated by Florida Blue as a Blue distinction center in the Blue Distinction Centers for Cardiac Care program, part of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association's Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. To receive the distinction, a hospital must demonstrate its expertise in delivering safe and effective cardiac care, focusing on cardiac valve surgery, coronary artery bypass graft and percutaneous coronary interventions episodes of care. A hospital must also have earned national accreditation at the facility level.

Events

SECOND CAREER WORKSHOP: Retirees interested in starting their own business are welcome to attend a workshop, "2nd Career: What Will You Do?" from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at Rasmussen College, 8661 Citizens Drive, New Port Richey. Seminars to be presented include "Your Personal Skills Assessment" and "Understanding the Choices for Your Next Chapter." The event, presented by Pasco Hernando SCORE, is free, but registration is required. To RSVP, visit pascohernando.score.org.

If you have business announcements you would like to share with our readers, mail the details to Jean Hamilton, Business Digest, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613-6174. You may also email items to [email protected] or fax them to (352) 754-6133. Items may be edited for length and clarity. Photos are published as space permits; they will not be returned.

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