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2014-04-23 23:17:04

Former Chief Operating Officer of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and leading mediator and arbitrator for the healthcare industry, James Purcell, will speak on the topic of risk adjustment. Hyannis, MA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 After a career as a top litigator, a highly-placed executive in the healthcare industry, and currently an in-demand alternative dispute resolution (ADR) professionals working in the healthcare industry, James Purcell has been selected as a Keynote Speaker...

2014-04-23 12:34:16

Verizon Completes FiOS Network in 29 Communities in Ocean State PROVIDENCE, R.I., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhode Island's consumers, businesses and government agencies continued to benefit from Verizon's 2013 investment of more than $78 million in its industry-leading fiber-optic and Internet Protocol-based networks, including the completion of its award-winning all-fiber FiOS network in 29 communities. The FiOS network in Rhode Island, the construction of which began in 2006, now...

2014-04-23 08:39:02

PAWTUCKET, R.I., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Envision Technology Advisors, a leader in cloud and managed services, virtualization solutions, and business-focused technology consulting, has just announced their participation in two upcoming events - the Ocean State Small Business Expo and The Garage 2014 from the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce. Billed as "Rhode Island's premiere event dedicated to supporting the growth and development of the Ocean State's small business...

2014-04-23 08:22:46

TUCSON, Ariz., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC) today announced that it is scheduled to report financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2014 on Wednesday, May 7, after the market closes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140331/LA92965LOGO Providence will hold a conference call at 11:00 a.m. EDT (8:00 a.m. PDT/MST) Thursday, May 8, 2014 to discuss its financial results and corporate developments. Interested parties...

2014-04-22 12:31:10

WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Friday, May 2, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) with analysts and investors to discuss its first quarter 2014 financial results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090226/NE75914LOGO An audio webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of the CVS Caremark website for all interested parties. To access the...

2014-04-21 12:22:35

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Capital Properties, Inc. (OTCQX: CPTP) announced that its wholly- owned subsidiary, Dunellen, LLC, has entered into a petroleum storage services agreement with Sprague Operating Resources LLC ("Sprague"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sprague Resources LP (NYSE: SRLP) for Dunellen's entire storage capacity at its 1,004,555 barrel petroleum storage facility and related deep water pier in East Providence, Rhode Island for an...

2014-04-21 12:21:12

Providence-area dealership offers specials for recent and upcoming grads WAKEFIELD, R.I., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With college graduation just around the corner, Providence-area students are certain to be heading into the home stretch with multiple concerns on their minds. However, one area Volkswagen dealership is doing its part to ensure that the stresses surrounding employment opportunities and potential relocation don't extend to their eventual modes of...

2014-04-16 23:09:27

B.I.G. Enterprises new guard booth model is imaginative and inspired by historic architecture from 1904. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 B.I.G. Enterprises, Inc. (http://www.bigbooth.com) designed and manufactured an architecturally compelling, custom guard booth for the State House building in Providence, Rhode Island. The model named The Rhode Islander is a stalwart first line of defense, presenting an attractive interface that is visually compatible with the current House...

2014-04-16 16:30:27

Brookdale and Wish of a Lifetime(TM) reunite trio and their families BRISTOL, R.I., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is a distinction to live to be 100 years old. Just ask Rose Shloss. Not only is she 101, but her sisters are 104 and 110! Three sisters, all from one family, haven't been together in a decade. So Rose's Wish of a Lifetime(TM) came true when she traveled from her home at Villa of Waterside Retirement Estates, a Brookdale senior living community in Sarasota, Fla., to...

2014-04-14 12:35:48

Consumers Urged by Genworth CEO to Discuss and Create a Plan for One of the Nation's Most Important and Pervasive Social Issues RICHMOND, Va., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 11(th) year, the Genworth (NYSE: GNW) 2014 Cost of Care Survey shows the cost to receive long term care services at home in Rhode Island through a home health aide increased over the past five years. On a national level, the survey shows a dramatic increase in facility based care, such as an assisted living...


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