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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...

Who Owns The Block?

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Freelancing’s fitful rise in the jobs landscape

I recently checked into a hotel on the outskirts of Lexington, Ky. I wanted to have dinner downtown but I had already driven for...
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.
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‘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...

Palliative care a secret providers don’t want to keep

As a medical doctor, it’s always ideal when I can tell my patients that they will get better soon. However, the reality is that’s...

Sanford named new R.I. chair of Employer Support of the Guard...

CHRISTOPHER SANFORD, principal for Warwick-based PuroClean Disaster Restoration Services, was recently named the new Rhode Island chair for the Employer Support of the Guard...

Bad manners are bad business

The virtuoso musician Franz Liszt once found himself at odds with a very important member of his audience. The czar of Russia, Nicholas I,...

Follow these tips to keep top talent

The market for great talent has become very tight. Companies in a hiring mode are solidly in the hunt. They need more talent to...

Obamacare has survived. Can it thrive?

November is here, and in most U.S. states that means the start of open enrollment, the sign-up period for obtaining insurance via the Affordable...

Directors MIA on employee well-being

CEOs come and go, but boards of directors remain. Boards set strategic objectives and hold CEOs accountable for achieving them. They are the glue...
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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