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Thursday, January 17, 2019


Change is a constant in health care field

Two unrelated stories show two sides of the complex reality of health care in America.With continuing operating deficits, exacerbated by changes in Medicare reimbursements,...

Business success deserves attention

This week, Providence Business News begins a new regular editorial feature, Business Women, which will highlight women in the state who have distinguished themselves...

A concept that keeps space at a premium

We applaud Rhode Island Housing for its announcement that it is funding a $10 million initiative to support the creation of “KeepSpace Communities.” The...

Individual action can have global impact

Five years ago, Ray Rickman – a former staate legislator – was home sick. He heard a report about a doctor in Mali...

The Golden Parachutist

Slow and steady often worth the wait

In the less than four months since we applauded the audacious $1.4 billion plan put forth by Procaccianti Group to develop Newport’s North End,...

Group buying an idea whose time has come

With the fiscal year 2008 budget safely passed, it is time to look ahead. A good place to start – because it should be relatively...

With help, capital can serve public good

Sometimes the marketplace needs a little help. One particularly successful federal program is helping local banks make a difference in some of the region’s...

Quit the squabbling, take care of business

One of the most important characteristics of effective public servants is the ability to move beyond petty squabbles to craft solutions to the challenges...

State’s new tax should concern all small businesses

Small business owners in Rhode Island will want to take careful note of at least one novel feature of the recently approved state budget....
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2018 Fall Health Care Summit

Tuesday October 30, 2018

Crowne Plaza Grand Ballroom