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INTENSE FOCUS: Team members are assigned only one project at a time so they can deliver the best results for a client. Above, Courtney Fanning and Andrew Shedd, member-services supervisors, use a clear board to examine an issue. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

‘Great’ people power process

Yes, these are boom times for software design and development, but that's not the only reason for the explosive growth at MojoTech LLC.The...

Wellness efforts at multiple sites

With offices and work sites around the globe, it took some planning for Gilbane Inc., to develop a companywide wellness program. The building and...

Healthy workplace commitment pays off

It might surprise you to learn the staff at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island includes two full-time fitness trainers. They work...

Conventions bring biz prospects to R.I.

Conventions in Providence are expected to pump more than $15 million into the Rhode Island economy in 2015, bringing almost 16,000 people to the...
SIM CITY: Rhode Island College nursing students, from left, Andrew Sharpe, Heather Us-Spaziano and Amy Schnabel, train in the SIM lab. / COURTESY ?EUGENE ?ST. PIERRE

Simulation boosts learning for RIC students

Theresa Harten, a senior at the Rhode Island College school of nursing, will never forget one especially life-like mannequin used in the school's simulation...

Landfill operator explores ‘pay as you throw’

The Central Landfill – the final repository for much of Rhode Island’s trash – is filling up and costs are on the rise, which...
KIMBERLY KOWAL ARCAND

Satellite telescope images help us find place in cosmos

Kimberly Kowal Arcand, a native Rhode Islander, is helping the world understand what exists beyond the Earth’s orbit. She works with NASA’s Chandra X-ray...

City steps up housing education

The number of vacant, foreclosed buildings in tiny Central Falls has declined significantly, from over 300 at the height of the Great Recession to...

Undersea warfare center’s work is more than submarines

Rear Adm. Michael E. Jabaley became the new commander of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport in September. He is also deputy commander...
PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
THE FULL PICTURE: Fellowship Health Resources has created a wellness program that supports the physical, mental and spiritual needs of its staff, including a new creative self-expression program modeled on what the mental health agency provides its clients. Engaged with the company wellness portal are, from left, Human Resources Director Karen Trudeau, Benefits Administrator Jennifer McKenna and President and CEO Debra M. Paul.

Employee programs address all aspects of health

Fellowship Health Resources Inc., a nonprofit that provides mental health services, is known for steering clients toward creative activities. The agency’s Studio 35 program...
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