Home / Commentary (page 20) /


Meet the newsroom

Anne Wallace Allen copy

I have ended up spending some time on the road over the last few weeks, and putting out the Idaho Business Review from other newsrooms. One, in Boston, is our sister publication Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly; another, the Greenfield Recorder in ...

Read More »

A frontier hospital that measures success by technology

Bradley Huerta featured

In 2013 Lost Rivers Medical Center nearly closed its doors for good.  In its third year of bankruptcy, the hospital was so laden with debt ($3.5 million, including millions in back taxes and penalties), it was doubtful the staff would ...

Read More »

Risky business: Tracking employees via GPS (access required)

Sean Ray Web

Employees who work in an office can usually be tracked the old-fashioned way: visually. However, employees who routinely work outside an office (such as a delivery driver or an employee who works in the “field” at various locations throughout the ...

Read More »

The journey to a successful business website

Dorie Fain featured copy

Anyone who has been through the process of creating, re-creating, writing, editing, updating or doing anything related to a business website already knows much of what I am going to share in this month’s article. When I started my business ...

Read More »

Self-imposed ADA audits: developers’ best option

Eric Grasberger Web

A recent lawsuit, Chicago Housing Authority v. Destefano & Partners, resulted in a ruling that says project owners and developers may not allocate liability for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) claims to architects, contractors or other project participants. Though the ...

Read More »

Idaho Falls is betting on community college, too

Anne Wallace Allen copy

As voters in Ada and Canyon counties prepare to decide on a $180 million bond for construction at the College of Western Idaho, educators in eastern Idaho are also gearing up for a major expansion of that area’s community college ...

Read More »

Crisis communications: Be ready and have a plan (access required)

Shea Andersen featured

When it comes to crisis, there are two kinds of companies: Those that have experienced a crisis, and those that are about to. In the course of business operations, crises take many forms, but some kind of challenge is inevitable. ...

Read More »

Crisis preparation includes mental steps, too

Dennis Woody featured 2016

Crisis can happen anywhere at any time, and while we in Idaho haven’t had to deal with these issues on a large scale locally, we have had our fair share of tragedy in some of our communities. The aftermath affects ...

Read More »

Real estate is the prescription for a healthy medical practice (access required)

David Kirby featured

When it comes to real estate, the old expression “location, location, location” continues to be relevant — and no more so than for a medical professional starting a new practice or acquiring an existing one. But an equally important consideration ...

Read More »