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PANELSTS AT PBN's Diversity & Inclusion Summit address attendees at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. From left to right, Greg Almieda, Guillaume Bagal, Kim Barker Lee, Juan Lopera and Randy Martinez. / PBN PHOTO/ PAMELA BHATIA

PBN Diversity & Inclusion Summit discusses respect, morality, benefits of D&I

WARWICK — Panelists at the second Providence Business News Diversity & Inclusion Summit, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick Wednesday, agreed that diversity and...

PBN Health Care Summit identifies, discusses issues that matter

PBN held its fall Health Care Summit late in October, with the goal of bringing the business community up to date on the current...
HEALTH REFORM: The focus of the second panel of participants at the Health Care Summit at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Oct. 30 was health care reform and the insurance market, especially in light of the passing of the Republican tax cut bill in 2017 that removes the penalty for not signing up for health care in 2019. From left: Marc Spooner, executive vice president, commercial and government products, Tufts Health Plan; R.I. Health Insurance Commissioner Marie L. Ganim; HealthSource RI Director Zachary W. Sherman; Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island Chief Growth Officer Dave Burnett; Daniel Moynihan, vice president, contracting, Lifespan; and Coastal Medical CEO Dr. Alan Kurose.
 / PBN PHOTO/PAMELA BHATIA

‘Confusion’ over ACA’s future threatens market stability

A weakened individual mandate for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act taking effect next year remains a potent threat to local health care...
ATTENDEES LISTEN to the first of two PBN Health Care Summit Panels Tuesday. / PBN PHOTO/ARTISTIC IMAGES

PBN Health Care Summit: Waste remains, ACA stability threatened

WARWICK — Health care waste remains a challenge and opioid overdose care needs long-term direction, while federally induced instability continues to threaten Affordable Care...
THE PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS Summit and Awards Program on Diversity & Inclusion will be held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Dec. 5. The event will be the newspaper's first awards ceremony devoted to the topic.

Burrell leads honorees in PBN’s first Diversity & Inclusion Awards

PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News has announced seven organizations and one individual winner in its new Diversity & Inclusion Awards program, who will be...
BEING PROACTIVE: Panelists at the 2018 PBN Cybersecurity Summit, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Oct. 11, discuss ways companies can prepare for and prevent cyberattacks and hackers. From left: Jeffrey Ziplow, cybersecurity risk assessment partner for BlumShapiro; Francesca Spidalieri, senior fellow for cyber leadership at the Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy at Salve Regina University; and Jason Farmer, senior solution manager for RiskSense.
 / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Train, anticipate to thwart hackers

Cyberthreats are continuing to grow, despite the significant efforts made over the past year to educate both business sectors and the public about ways...
PLAN AHEAD: PBN 2018 Cybersecurity Summit panelists Cindy Lepore, client executive, business insurance, for Marsh & McClennan Agency, and Larry Selnick, director of treasury and payment solutions at Webster Bank, talk about the importance of having a plan in place to handle data breaches, especially when it comes to loss of finances.
 / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Develop a ‘playbook’ to curb data breaches

Some of your business’s sensitive data is already compromised and more of it likely will be, as the demand for information gleaned from illicit...
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Our panel of health care experts and business leaders will provide insights into the future of health care reform, improving health care delivery and reducing health care waste and costs, while also addressing preventative care, population health and the opioid epidemic.

2018 Fall Health Care Summit

Tuesday October 30, 2018

Crowne Plaza Grand Ballroom
8am–11am