JFOUND: Bortolussi, Gina [MC2008] on Positive Attitudes



Positive Attitudes
September 26th, 2014

Positive Attitudes

It’s common sense that manners and a positive attitude will go a long way in a professional setting. Consumers as a whole want to be treated with respect and greeted with friendly faces. In a practice, the atmosphere and the personnel in that atmosphere have much control over whether or not patients are satisfied with their visit.

Having an attitude with a patient, or overall unfriendly disposition, will not help make the patient feel comfortable. If a patient is not comfortable or happy with a practice and the people who are working in that practice, than they most likely won’t be willing to make another appointment. A negative attitude can actually cost a practice patients and therefore cost them money.

Chiropractors have an obligation to take care of their patients, and so do the people working in their practice. While Chiropractors are making adjustments,the front office should also be making patients feel comfortable. Along with making adjustments, Chiropractors have a number of responsibilities and the front office does as well. Both have to work together to make a practice run smoothly and properly. If the front office isn’t working to their best abilities and providing a positive atmosphere, then the practice’s reputation is tarnished.

It is easy to be stressed in today’s world, but what people have to remember, especially when working with the public, is that a smile goes a long way. Chiropractors entrust their front offices. While Chiropractors are taking care of their patients, the front office is responsible for taking care of the patients who haven’t been seen by a doctor yet.

The front office is the first contact made by the patients coming into the practice. It is extremely important for the people working in the front office to make sure that patients are starting their days with positivity. A good attitude can affect the way patients go about their day, how they feel throughout the day. It can also shape their day and affect how they treat others throughout the day.

Greeting patients with a positive attitude and friendly smile can even impact the way the people working the front office feel. A positive attitude affects the person who is giving it as well as the person receiving it. Keeping a positive attitude creates positive thinking, a more creative mind, success and overall happiness. A positive attitude motivates a person to do the best work that they can and fuels their ability to do their job.

The energy you give out into the world will be given back to you. It is extremely important for a working environment to have a positive energy and for people with positive attitudes to be working in that environment. A practice is only as good as the people who work in it and with positive attitudes and friendly dispositions, a practice can flourish.

Gina Bortolussi is a graduate of Manhattan College and has her B.A. in Communications. She is currently focusing on research of modern Internet-based chiropractic office management solutions, such as Billing Precision (http://www.chiropracticbillingprecision.com). Billing Precision is an all-in-one Internet-based system that includes accountable and transparent billing service, state-of-art touch-screen SOAP notes, advanced patient scheduling, and real-time monitoring for compliance and audit exposure.

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Bortolussi, Gina [MC2008]

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JNEWS: Collins, Jessica [MC????] HamletHub new contributor



HamletHub proudly introduces a new contributor
Published on Monday, 29 September 2014 07:51
Written by Sally Allen

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Jessica Collins

A longtime resident of Ridgefield, Conn., Jessica is a lifelong reader who shares stories about books, authors, and her adventures in and around her small town. Her blog, Jessica Collins Photography, showcases her photographs of forgotten places, nature, and anything else that moves and inspires her. She earned a B.A. in English Literature from Manhattan College and a M.A. in Sociology from Fordham University. In her spare times, Jessica enjoys seeking out the best coffee joints and enjoying Ridgefield with her husband and three children. She looks forward to sharing her favorite books and the fabulous places she uncovers as she explores her little corner of the world.

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Collins, Jessica [MC????]

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JFOUND: Ferdenzi, Carl [MC1972] EVP ESIS ProClaim



Ferdenzi, Carl [MC????]

Manhattan College

Executive Vice President
ESIS ProClaim
2010 – Present

Greater New York City Area

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Dear John,

I believe that Carl is a member of the Class of 1972.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Ferdenzi, Carl [MC1972]

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JFOUND: Hourigan, Cari [MC2005] Operations Manager Halifax International Security Forum



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About Us

Halifax International Security Forum is a forum and a network for thoughtful and engaged decision-makers from governments, militaries, business, academia, and the media to work together to meet emerging threats in a changing world.

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Cari Hourigan, Operations Manager

Cari Hourigan manages internal operations for Halifax International Security Forum. Before joining Halifax, Cari was a Program Associate on the Eurasia team at World Vision where she coordinated the oversight of over 90 long-term development programs in Eastern Europe, Asia and the Middle East.  Cari holds an MSc in Development Studies from the School of Economics at the University of Glasgow. Prior to perusing her Masters, Cari served as an urban planner for a small city in New York’s Capital District. Cari received her BA from Manhattan College.

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Hourigan, Cari [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Cari is a member of the Class of 2005.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Hourigan, Cari [MC2005]

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JOBIT: O’Regan, Charles [MC???? RIP]



Charles O’Regan, 75
Posted: Monday, September 29, 2014 9:50 am | Updated: 10:37 am, Mon Sep 29, 2014.

Charles P. O’Regan, a longtime resident of Pelham Manor, died on September 28, 2014. He was 75 years old.

He was born in the Bronx, NY to the late Charles and Mary O’Regan. He was predeceased by wife Maureen and her brother John. He is survived by his daughter Jeanne Marie; his sister Sr. Sheila Marie, O.P.; his brother Timothy and wife Claire; his brother-in-law Fr. James McAuley, M.M.; sister-in-law Irene and nephews Timothy, Thomas and Christopher and niece Catherine.

An alumnus of St. Luke’s School, Cardinal Hayes H.S and Manhattan College Engineering School, all in The Bronx, Mr. O’Regan also earned an MBA at the Hagen School of Business at Iona.

He worked for 40 years for the Kearfott Corporation, a defense contractor specializing in the development of guidance and navigation systems for military applications: first as an engineer and later in business development nationally and internationally. The holder of four patents, he was the’ first to solve a till-then intractable issue of out-of-control satellite antennas. His stabilization invention was a key element in the later development of the Strategic Defense Initiative envisioned by his distant relative—President Ronald Reagan.

A parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Mr. O’Regan was a lector at Sunday masses.
A devotee of all-things-Irish, Mr. O’Regan often listened to Irish music particularly that of John McCormack. He was a lifetime member of the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in the City of New York.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, Sept. 30 from 2-4 P.M. and 7-9 P.M. at Pelham Funeral Home, 64 Lincoln Avenue, Pelham NY 10803, 914-738-1060. A funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 559 Pelham Manor Rd.,Pelham Manor, NY 10803, 914-738-914-738-1449 on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 10:00 A.M. Internment will be at St. Raymond’s Cemetery in the Bronx. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to the St. Luke’s Education Foundation, Inc. or a Catholic school of your choice.


O’Regan, Charles [MC???? RIP] 

Guestbook: None cited

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Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/lohud/charles-p-oregan-condolences/172619749?cid=full

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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GOOGLE+: Richardson, Char [MC2003] Loan Officer



Richardson, Char [MC2003]
Attended Manhattan College
Lives in Dallas, TX

Loan Officer & Credit Expert

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JOY: Michael, Brandon [MC????] weds




2014 09 28 Michael

Nic Ole Je An
Brandon Michael

Married Brandon Michael
September 26

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[JR: Have to be a detective to uncover these! ]

Michael, Brandon [MC????]

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