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NELIPAK is merging with Bemis Healthcare Packaging Europe, after Nelipak's owner, private equity firm Kohlberg & Co., acquired the European company.

Nelipak to merge with European company

CRANSTON – Nelipak Corp. will be merged with Bemis Healthcare Packaging Europe, the company announced Friday.The combined entity will operate under the Nelipack Healthcare...
GOOD FIT: Ruth Thumbtzen, an AARP member, speaks with Brian Martin of Middletown last month after the ribbon-cutting for a new fitness park in Newport.
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Newport park place to exercise, ‘change attitudes’

Ruth Thumbtzen was one of the first to try the workout equipment in mid-July, just after the ribbon-cutting at the new AARP-sponsored fitness park...

Incremental change to health insurance has always been the way

Ask a progressive for the taboo word in health policy: incremental.The phrase-du-jour is “Medicare for All.” We need it NOW. All the Democratic candidates...
CONNECTED CLASSROOMS: Sandra Robinson, right, is the family preservation supervisor for Children’s Friend in Providence. The organization received a six-month grant through the R.I. Department of Health and the R.I. Department of Human Services, which it will use to expand parent and child access to culturally and linguistically responsive classrooms.
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Grants promote cultural inclusion

Culturally and linguistically responsive teaching is coming to more early-childhood education classrooms in Rhode Island.As part of a grant program through the R.I. Department...

Contests make fitness fun at Elite

Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island 2019 2-149 EMPLOYEES #5: Elite Physical Therapy Inc.CEO (or equivalent): Dr. Michael Nula Number of employees: 114The company’s 114 employees spread...

Tufts Health Plan plants the seeds for healthy lifestyles

Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island 2019 2,000-4,999 EMPLOYEES #8: Tufts Health PlanCEO (or equivalent): Thomas A. Croswell, CEO and president Number of employees: 2,900HOW CAN GARDENING...

Employee input keeps Providence Community Health Centers’ health program on track

Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island 2019 150-499 EMPLOYEES #9: Providence Community Health CentersCEO (or equivalent): Merrill R. Thomas Number of employees: 427BELIEVING STRONGLY that wellness impacts...

Lifespan uses competitive spirit to give employees a healthy boost

Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island 2019 5000+ EMPLOYEES #3: Lifespan Corp.CEO (or equivalent): Dr. Timothy J. Babineau, CEO and president Number of employees: 15,000LIFESPAN CORP. OWNS...

CVS Health offers employees prescription to improved well-being

Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island 2019 5000+ EMPLOYEES #2: CVS Health Corp.CEO (or equivalent): Larry J. Merlo, CEO and president Number of employees: 151,355IT’S ONE THING...

At Rhode Island Medical Imagining, data platform smooths path to good...

Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island 2019 150-499 EMPLOYEES #6: Rhode Island Medical Imaging Inc.CEO (or equivalent): Dr. John A. Pezzullo, president Number of employees: 343WHEN IT...
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