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Blount realizes national prepared foods vision

FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES | $75M AND ABOVE | 2ND PLACE When it comes to achieving growth, Blount Fine Foods isn’t afraid to change. But company leaders...

Claflin’s inventory innovations are the best medicine

FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES | $75M AND ABOVE | 3RD PLACE With the medical-device industry exploding, The Claflin Co. serves a market segment that needs and...
NETWORKED CARE: Rhode Island Quality Institute’s CurrentCare and its new Care Management Dashboard help patients and providers make more informed and timely decisions. From left: Michael Dwyer, director of risk management and compliance; Laura Adams, CEO and president; Faye Howard, director of operations. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Opioid crisis shines light on value of RIQI’s work

INNOVATIVE COMPANIES | HEALTH CARE An emergency room patient often arrives with a blank medical slate. Most people aren’t in any condition to give a...

Growth doesn’t alter human scale

CEO (or equivalent): Randall S. Barko, CEO and president 2015 Revenue: $53,797,786 2013 Revenue: $23,436,537 Revenue growth: 130% One of Rhode Island's fastest-growing companies is Ximedica, a...
DESIGNING FOR HUMANS: Ximedica human factors industrial designer Ayan Bhandari applies creative and rigorous design to the challenges that clients bring to the Providence-based medical technology company. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Innovative and trusted partner

BIOTECHNOLOGY Health care is an innovative industry, but Ximedica knows it takes more than a great idea to make a difference. For more than 30...
CEO (or equivalent): Merrill R. ThomasNumber of employees: 292

Office engagement drives cycle of care

Providence Community Health Centers knows its nearly 350 employees work tirelessly to keep community members healthy, so the organization ensures employees are inspired to...
CEO (or equivalent): Thomas F. Gilbane Jr., chairman and CEONumber of employees: 2,600

Selfies, stretching help lift Gilbane wellness

With a philosophy of "Gilbane cares," employees of this construction and real estate development firm know their employer considers their health a priority. Gilbane Inc....
IN SEARCH OF BETTER: Kelly Taylor, owner of Kelly Taylor Interior Design, works toward creating uplifting design for clients, as well as a better environment in Rhode Island for designers. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Uplifting clients and designers

Interior design isn't merely a seating arrangement or a room's color palette. Good design is how you feel while experiencing it. Providence interior designer...
PULLING TOGETHER: BlumShapiro invests in client relationships as well as staff development. Here, from left, Monica Motta, partner, Pat McAssey, principal, Nancy Gregory, director, and Fred Guarino, principal, demonstrate the team approach ingrained in firm culture. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Relationships make the difference

Merging four companies in as many years is no small feat, but doing so with little turnover of clients or staff is testament to...
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