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THE NAME GAME: ­Attorney Rob Levine, who branded himself the legal “Heavy Hitter,” says he is opposed to a requirement in Rhode Island that law firms use attorney’s names, not trade names, to identify firms. / COURTESY ANDREW FOGELL VUP MEDIA

Lawsuit targets R.I. restriction on law firm names

Attorney Rob Levine knows the value of branding – after all, countless billboards and TV ads have touted Levine as the “Heavy Hitter” of...

The other half of the sales story

We all know what we expect from customers. We want them to give us their attention, give us a fair hearing, be open to...

Romney finds perfect fit applying structure to reading and writing

A love of structure and writing have combined in a new business, The Write Hand LLC. Owner Leticia Romney, a West Warwick resident, said...
ENDURING EQUIPMENT: Darya Blout is the owner of composites and advanced materials manufacturer Canapitsit Customs LLC in Bristol, which designs and makes composite materials that can encase and protect instruments on underwater unmanned vehicles. Blout recently won a Materials Innovation Challenge award through the 401 Tech Bridge. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Ensuring underwater unmanned vehicles can dive to deep depths

Even as a child, Darya Blout knew she wanted to design something that would work better. The first dream was a racing sailboat. Now,...
Franc Jeffrey

Getting business travel up to speed

Now that the country is literally getting a shot in the arm, how your company prepares for business travel in 2021 and beyond may...
QUICK RECOVERY: Dr. John Froehlich, director of the Total Joint Center at The Miriam Hospital, says within the last year, the center has reduced its average hospital stay for patients having knees and hips replaced from four days to one day. / COURTESY LIFESPAN CORP./BILL MURPHY

At Miriam, joint replacement is becoming less of a pain

Thirty years ago, when Dr. John Froehlich was an orthopedic surgical resident, the average stay for patients coming into hospitals for replacement of knees...
John Hesselmann

The future of M&A in health care

As we take stock of health care mergers and acquisitions activity in 2020 – marked by both mega consolidations and deal breakups – it...

UMass ‘vaccine corps’ needs to be replicated

The U.S. faces one of the most consequential public health campaigns in history right now: to vaccinate the population against COVID-19 and, especially, to...
Tanya Donahue

Donahue named top innovator for 2020

TANYA DONAHUE, co-owner and president of RIKB Design Build in Warwick, has been named to the Kitchen & Bath Design News Top Innovators of...

Believe to achieve

A scrawny old man wanted to get a job at a nearby lumberjack camp, so he approached the boss, who politely tried to talk...

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