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A MAP of the Capital Center district shows the proposed site for a new Blue Cross headquarters, behind the former American Express building near Waterplace Park. /

Blue Cross HQ plans criticized

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island says it plans to build a new headquarters in downtown Providence, on Parcel 2 of Capital...

St. Joseph’s targets public in United contract fight

You could say St. Joe’s started it. After all, it was the Roman Catholic health care system that sent out a press release vowing...

Common-sense organ reform

Welcome to the global market of commodities. Think corn, computers, cars … and organs. Scan “transplant tourism” under Google to see the possibilities. One...

Legislative grants assist adult day care facility

GREENVILLE – The Dora C. Howard Centre, an adult day care center in Greenville, has received two legislative grants totaling $20,000 to help fund...

Blue Cross should build in Waterplace

In the discussion over a headquarters for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, there are a few givens: • It makes economic and...

Neurotech to enter next phase of implant testing

LINCOLN – Biotechnology firm Neurotech Pharmaceuticals Inc. is ready to begin the next phases of testing on its NT-501 for the treatment of retinitis...
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A cause for illustration

U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy, D-R.I., is on a campaign to institute parity for mental health services.He has enlisted students at the Rhode...

UnitedHealth 1Q profit rises 8.4% to $927M

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) today said its first-quarter profit increased 8.4 percent, compared with the year-ago quarter, to $927 million or 66...

Meditech to acquire PtCT for undisclosed sum

WESTWOOD, Mass. – Health-care information systems provider Meditech yesterday announced plans to acquire long-time partner PtCT, an Atlanta-based provider of home health, private duty...

MultiCell inks deal with drug-component supplier

SAN DIEGO – MultiCell Technologies Inc. today announced that Merck KGaA & Co. Spittal/Drau Austria will formulate and supply an active component of MultiCell’s...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am