April 26, 2013

Rise of the better burger joint

I had a hard time keeping my stomach from growling and mouth from drooling while writing my latest piece for CSP Magazine on the growth of gourmet burger franchises.

See if you can resist the urge to salivate while reading the article, found here.

April 6, 2013

Heat of the moment

On August 6, 2012, workers at a Chevron refinery in Richmond, California, noticed a small hydrocarbon leak in the piping system and attempted to fix it. But a flash fire suddenly erupted and eventually ignited into a major blaze, sending a massive plume of smoke and soot into the air high above the plant.

In my newest article, published in the Joint Commission's EC News newsletter, I detail how one area hospital responded to the sudden influx of fire-related patients seeking treatment.

Click here to read the story.