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Accountable Care Organizations’ Successes and Failures Reshape the Local Medical Care ModelSeven years ago, accountable care organizations were billed as the next big thing in health care. How has the model — which offers financial incentives for quality care and lower costs — panned out in San Diego?

Curriculum Promoting Social Harmony Expands With Gift

EDUCATION: Local Banker’s Big Donation Pays Dividends at School

Since receiving a landmark $100 million gift from philanthropist and La Jolla resident T. Denny Sanford in 2018, San Diego-based National University System has continued to grow its Sanford Harmony program both locally and globally.

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As Times Change, Universities Fine-Tune MBA Programs

Online or in Person? Local Programs Straddle Line

Universities stand conventional thinking on its head. It’s what they do.

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Executive Q & A: Masters In Business

The decision to pursue an MBA is a big one. The San Diego Business Journal recently spoke with three university administrators about master of business administration programs, and how to evaluate the merits of competing MBA programs. Read on for their thoughts:

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Facing a Physical Problem, She Made It Her Business to Tackle It

RETAIL: Co-Founders Create Treatments For UTIs

Jenna Ryan co-founded Uqora with her fiancé in 2017. She had hoped to find a better solution for a common problem, the frequent urinary tract infections that had disrupted her life.

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Find Your Weaknesses Before Any Bad Actors Do

CYBER: Businesses Must Assess the Danger And Their Ability to Deal With It

Thwarting cybercrime starts with risk assessment. One of the most important ways that businesses can protect themselves against cybercrime to is perform a thorough risk assessment, according to cybersecurity experts.

Executive Q & A: James Skeen Jr.

I’m a founding board member of the Cyber Center of Excellence.[The nonprofit organization was created to support the growth of the cyber industry in San Diego, and to promote cybersecurity in the community]. I was made aware of the Citizens Academy.

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Understanding the Cyberthreat

Partnership is Truing to Take the Target Off the Backs of Businesses

The Federal Bureau of Investigation wants San Diego businesses to know about the threats posed by cybercrime, and what they can do to defend against hackers, phishing attacks, malware and other types of online dangers.

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Employers Must Set the Tone for the Workplace

WORKFORCE: Policies And Protocols Must Be Announced, Instituted

New laws alone won’t be enough for substantive change. Companies also have to set a tone from the top for a good workplace.

Executive Q & A: Sarah A. Williams

Employment law is complex. In California, businesses face a legal landscape that is like no other. The San Diego Business Journal consulted with two employment law attorneys to get their views on the challenges faced by employers in the San Diego community. Here are their edited responses.

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Executive Q & A: Rita R. Kanno

Employment law is complex. In California, businesses face a legal landscape that is like no other. The San Diego Business Journal consulted with two employment law attorneys to get their views on the challenges faced by employers in the San Diego community. Here are their edited responses.

Cos. Still Confident In Their Sectors

ECONOMY: Profits, Hiring Plans and Policy Changes Support Outlook

Who is confident about the San Diego County economy? A lot of business people.

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Tourism and Craft Brewery Industries Remain Optimistic

ECONOMY: Despite Decreasing Numbers, Overall Outlook Is Good

The consensus of the previous Craft Brewer Confidence Index survey, released in November, was that the San Diego craft beer industry wasn’t too worried about the presence of big beer. Six months later, according the latest report, it appears some of the local brewers are finally fed up with it being there and the influence it is having on some of the smaller guys.

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