Navigation Links
The LCA-Vision Full Value Committee Commences Consent Solicitation to Elect New Board of Directors at LCA-Vision (Nasdaq: LCAV) and Sends Letter to Stockholders
Date:2/9/2009

09 SEC filing, the Company stated, "Your Board has been advised that members of the Joffe Group have threatened to terminate surgeons and Company employees who do not support their takeover bid if their consent solicitation is successful. Your Board believes that these tactics are divisive, undermine surgeon and employee morale and seek to benefit the Joffe Group at the expense of other stockholders."

A little over a week later, the Company backtracked and revised this statement, instead claiming that the Board had been advised that "members of the Joffe Group have threatened to terminate a Company employee."

THE REALITY: The only employee we have threatened to terminate is CEO Steve Straus - publicly and for good reason. Rather than point the finger at us, Steve Straus should look at his own actions that have "undermined surgeon and employee morale." Since Steve Straus was appointed CEO in November 2006, at least 12 of the Company's leading ophthalmologists have either resigned or been terminated by the Company, apparently without cause. The Company would like you to overlook the fact that under our management, physician satisfaction was high and we enjoyed little attrition among the physician network.

In fact, in a letter dated June 10, 2008, a majority of the Company's affiliated surgeons informed the Chairman and independent directors that they had "NO CONFIDENCE in the ability of Mr. Steve Straus to right the direction of LCA-Vision as a businessman and as a leader of surgeons and staff." This letter, which was signed by 40 of the 46 surgeons contacted, was followed up by subsequent correspondence to the LCA Board from the surgeons declaring their lack of confidence in the CEO. We understand that a follow-up survey among the physicians in January 2009 again resulted in an overwhelming lack of confidence in CEO Steve Straus and the current Board, while at the same time demonstrating overwhe
'/>"/>

SOURCE LCA-Vision Full Value Committee
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Related medicine news :

1. Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against LCA-Vision Inc.
2. LCA-Vision Announces Upcoming Investment Community Events
3. LCA-Vision Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2007 Financial Results
4. LCA-Vision Announces Quarterly Dividend Payment
5. LCA-Vision Announces the Opening of its 74th LasikPlus Vision Center in Des Moines, Iowa
6. LCA-Vision Announces the Opening of its 75th LasikPlus(R) Vision Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma
7. LCA-Vision Announces the Opening of its 76th LasikPlus(R) Vision Center in Woodbridge, New Jersey
8. LCA-Vision to Present at the Bank of America 2008 Health Care Conference
9. LCA-Vision Conducts 2008 Annual Stockholder Meeting
10. LCA-Vision Announces Upcoming Investment Community Events
11. LCA-Vision Announces CFO Change
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/20/2014)... print component of Healthy Aging is distributed within today’s ... and an estimated readership of 420,000. The digital component ... and across a network of top news sites and ... campaign, click here . , The publication features ... The Social. Lainey Lui, Melissa Grelo, Traci Melchor, ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... 2014 Recently, VogueQueen.com, a leading wedding ... Big Sale Online for 2015. Great discounts are ... and old consumers can get a discount, up to ... company’s website before January 30, 2015. , VogueQueen.com has ... launched a prom dress promotion. Many customers worldwide like ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Angeldress.co.uk, the distinguished wedding ... for worldwide dress fans. The company has recently updated ... information. For the holiday season, Angeldress Blog ... wedding apparel. , Angeldress.co.uk prides itself in offering a ... of service. All the company’s outfits are very carefully ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... Atore, Inc, (San Francisco, CA CEO: Masashi ... focused portal on December 17th, 2014. , One ... US and Japan. , MERRY BIRTHDAY SITE : ... , MERRY BIRTHDAY MESSAGE is part of 5 future ... Features, Choose from thousands of stock photos to decorate ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... Recently, AngelWeddingDress.com has introduced its special offer (called ... Christmas. In the promotion, all buyers worldwide can enjoy ... something special for the women who are looking for ... new collections of 2015 dresses have been unveiled recently. ... discounted prices. Visit our website now before they are ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The ladies of The Social urge Canadian women to put themselves first over the holiday season and into the new year in Mediaplanet’s “Women’s Health” campaign 2Health News:VogueQueen Big Sale Online For The Coming 2015 2Health News:Trendy Professional Wedding Apparel Recommended by Angeldress Blog 2Health News:Atore, Inc. Releasing the First Birthday Portal 2Health News:AngelWeddingDress Has Introduced Its Special Offer For The Coming Christmas 2
... drugs used to fight infections represent a public health ... a review published in Clinical Infectious Diseases ... substantially alter clinical care and may lead to worse ... anti-infectives has slowed and the prevalence of multidrug-resistant pathogens ...
... Eighty-five percent of children,s learning is related to vision. ... never had an eye exam or any vision screening ... screenings they typically receive can detect only one or ... of Tennessee Space Institute in Tullahoma are working to ...
... , THURSDAY, Jan. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Many kidney ... a problem that can cause serious health problems and even ... their findings show that more needs to be done to ... the esophagus, stomach or first part of the intestine -- ...
... LONDON, ON When cancers become aggressive and spread ... about how to stop this development. A new imaging ... Chambers and John Lewis is providing insight into just ... deadly. Certain proteins, such as E-cadherin, are important ...
... While global attention to HIV/AIDS remains strong, a lack ... many developing nations, specifically in the Caribbean. By ... Institute of International Health is hoping to turn the tide ... for nearly 75 percent of the Caribbean,s AIDS cases. ...
... nights and cold weather have you feeling depressed, a new ... by Janis Anderson, PH.D., an associate psychologist in the Brigham ... (ages 21-64) men and women with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) ... which one works better. For decades, researchers have known ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Anti-infective drug shortages pose threat to public health and patient care 2Health News:University of Tennessee researchers develop comprehensive, accessible vision testing device 2Health News:Kidney Failure Patients Prone to GI Tract Bleeding 2Health News:Lawson researchers engineer a switch to tame aggressive cancers 2Health News:Revamping HIV-prevention programs in the Caribbean 2
(Date:12/19/2014)... 18, 2014 Radiology information ... is used to store, manipulate, and distribute patient ... patient tracking and scheduling system, result reporting, and ... with HIS and other databases improves the hospital ... patient scheduling, patient list management, radiology department workflow ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... -- Decision Resources Group finds that the laparoscopic device market ... increase to a value of over $4.3 billion by ... the large direct energy device market. In particular, premium-priced ... to the advantages they offer and as new products ... Resources Group,s coverage of the U.S. laparoscopic device market: ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Since last month,s FBI shutdown of online drug marketplace ... online black market for illegal drugs - Evolution Marketplace ... drugs and other illegal items.  New numbers from the ... lowering the numbers of drugs and illegal items available ... But some new sites that have emerged as potentially ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The Global Radiology Information Systems Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 7.5% from 2014 to 2019 2The Global Radiology Information Systems Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 7.5% from 2014 to 2019 3U.S. Laparoscopic Device Market Will Reach Over $4.3 Billion by 2023 2U.S. Laparoscopic Device Market Will Reach Over $4.3 Billion by 2023 3Post Silk Road - Another Online Drug Den Now Dominates the DarkNet 2Post Silk Road - Another Online Drug Den Now Dominates the DarkNet 3
... results from a series of colchicine safety studies ... for colchicine when co-administered with certain commonly prescribed ... potentially life-threatening drug-drug interactions. The ... Basis of a Novel Colchicine Dose Reduction Algorithm ...
... Leading dental and pharmacy organizations are teaming up ... of dry mouth, a side effect commonly caused ... 500 medications can contribute to oral dryness, including ... blood pressure), decongestants, pain medications, diuretics and antidepressants. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Newly-Published Colchicine Safety Data Provide First Evidence-Based Dosing Guidance to Avoid Potentially Serious Interactions With Commonly Prescribed Drugs 2Newly-Published Colchicine Safety Data Provide First Evidence-Based Dosing Guidance to Avoid Potentially Serious Interactions With Commonly Prescribed Drugs 3Newly-Published Colchicine Safety Data Provide First Evidence-Based Dosing Guidance to Avoid Potentially Serious Interactions With Commonly Prescribed Drugs 4Newly-Published Colchicine Safety Data Provide First Evidence-Based Dosing Guidance to Avoid Potentially Serious Interactions With Commonly Prescribed Drugs 5Dentists, Pharmacists Raise Awareness of Medication-Induced Dry Mouth 2Dentists, Pharmacists Raise Awareness of Medication-Induced Dry Mouth 3Dentists, Pharmacists Raise Awareness of Medication-Induced Dry Mouth 4Dentists, Pharmacists Raise Awareness of Medication-Induced Dry Mouth 5
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: