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Five Questions With: William J. Delaney

Attorney William J. Delaney has spent 20 years in business and commercial law with a focus on insolvency and creditors’ rights matter. He regularly...
"WE BELIEVE that many exacerbations of chronic conditions can be avoided by focusing more resources on patient education and monitoring," said Dr. Harold A. Picken, vice president of health operations at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. /

Five Questions With: Dr. Harold A. Picken

It’s easy to think of health insurers as just the folks who collect premiums and pay bills. But a good health plan can do...
"THE STRATEGIC LOCATION of the site at the gateway to the bay, the city, the interstates and the bike path and walkways make it imperative that planning and vision be brought to bear on disposition of it," said Head of the Bay Co-chair Arria Bilodeau. /

Five Questions With: Arria Bilodeau

The R.I. Department of Transportation earlier this month gained approval from the R.I. State Properties Committee to start the bidding process to sell the...
Brownfield legislation has had a widespread impact on property development. /

Insurance lawyer Cervenka named partner at PSH

Jennifer R. Cervenka has been named partner at Partridge Snow & Hahn. Cervenka concentrates her practice on environmental and insurance law, including compliance, permitting,...
A GAIT ANALYSIS looks at markers on specific landmarks on the body, examines their motion and uses the results to refine prosthetics. /

Brown, VA team for prosthetics research, rehab

For as long as there has been war, there have been soldiers – and often civilians – with grievous injuries and lost limbs. But...
THE WIC PROGRAM at Providence Community Health Centers, the largest in the state, serves nearly 8,000 pregnant women and new mothers with a team of more than two dozen nutritionists and peer counselors.
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Five Questions With: Marie Ghazal and Lori J. Hurley

For more than three decades, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants & Children (WIC) has helped ensure that pregnant women, nursing mothers...
"Further recognition of the value that small businesses and the creative community bring to our city and state is essential to a healthier economy," said Erik Bright, co-founder of the Partnership for Creative Industrial Space. /

Five Questions With: Erik Bright

Erik Bright, a co-founder of Providence’s Partnership for Creative Industrial Space, spoke with Providence Business News this week about what his group has...
I always keep an open mind to explore and learn other cultures. /

Foxwoods names senior VP for Asian marketing

Robert Chan has been promoted to senior vice president of Asian marketing at Foxwoods Resort Casino. For the past 10 years, Chan has served...

Five Questions With: Patricia Markham Risica

As the General Assembly considers whether to approve the Medicaid global waiver that Gov. Donald L. Carcieri successfully negotiated with the Centers for Medicare...

Five Questions With: Brother Edmond Prescourt

The De La Salle Christian Brothers early last year announced plans to build a 132-unit mixed-income housing development on the organization’s 106-acre parcel in...
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