November-15 2013

 

Viral CHaD video shows what health care is all about

It was the work of the caregivers, not the tune, that made the video resonate with so many
October pending construction contracts in N.H. show a healthy increase

October pending construction contracts in N.H. show a healthy increase

But total value remains behind the 2012 pace
Albany International's 3Q income drops

Albany International's 3Q income drops

But hopes are high for Safran partnership
Annual N.H. energy seminar slated for Dec. 11

Annual N.H. energy seminar slated for Dec. 11

BIA event will offer markets update, regulatory overview

New Hampshire’s August exports fall 1.9%

But looking at 2013 export growth, N.H. still ranked first among the 50 states for the first eight months of this year

With reduced spending at all government levels, public sector construction stagnates

Nearly 30,000 New Hampshirites were employed in the industry in 2006, and it dropped to 21,400 at the depths of the recession
Remember your mobile device manners in the workplace

Remember your mobile device manners in the workplace

How to avoid causing poor customer experiences or discourtesies
Protecting shareholders from N.H.’s I&D tax

Protecting shareholders from N.H.’s I&D tax

If your corporation converts from a business corporation to an LLC and is properly structured, they won’t have to pay it
Before getting involved, adopt a volunteer’s mentality

Before getting involved, adopt a volunteer’s mentality

In many cases, a board of directors’ seat must be earned and requires the initial step of proving your dedication to the cause
Innovation Commercialization Center ‘pivots’ to grow N.H.’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

Innovation Commercialization Center ‘pivots’ to grow N.H.’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

Since its founding in 2010, the program has aimed to accelerate job growth and the development of early-stage tech companies
Off-year elections: predictors of the future?

Off-year elections: predictors of the future?

New York, New Jersey and Virginia results offer road maps for 2016

Cartoon for the week of November 15, 2013

Q&A with Saint Anselm College President Steven R. DiSalvo

Q&A with Saint Anselm College President Steven R. DiSalvo

'The whole cost of education issue is one of the top things we’ll focus on going forward. We don’t want to raise the tuition too much, and we want to continue to offer substantial financial aid'

Limited provider networks could be the cost-cutting solution we’ve been looking for

Anthem’s and Harvard Pilgrim’s innovative new networks, involving leading health care providers throughout the state, should be applauded as cost-effective alternatives to the old way of doing things

N.H. needs a clearly defined strategy to maintain its economic advantages

For a long time, the state enjoyed relative prosperity without needing an economic strategy, but that’s no longer the case

Social Security generates billions for N.H. economy

When it comes to health exchange, N.H. lags region

Several factors have been integral to the success neighboring states are having

N.H. ‘telestroke’ program unveiled by DHMC

The program is designed to bring the expertise of a stroke center to a patient’s bedside

Ostrowski to retire as CFS CEO

Ostrowski’s work as a practitioner fueled his interest in public policy, and as a result, the agency’s advocacy wing, the NH Children’s Lobby, has become one of the biggest forces for children in the state
N.H. business coalition backs Common Core

N.H. business coalition backs Common Core

Citing the need to ensure ‘our schools are teaching and graduating students for a 21st century workforce’
N.H. retailers have high hopes for the holidays

N.H. retailers have high hopes for the holidays

Survey: 4% increase in sales expected for 2013
Ruger backlog nears 2 million guns

Ruger backlog nears 2 million guns

CEO on opening N.C. plant: ‘Frankly, electricity is much cheaper than in N.H.’
iCAD reports another quarterly loss

iCAD reports another quarterly loss

But revenues have been climbing so far this year

Real estate and construction news rundown

Hampton’s new fire stations, National Guard project, Epsom town hall … and more

Seacoast Oct. home sales dip, but median price soars

Same results on the condo sales side
BIA backs N.H. Medicaid expansion

BIA backs N.H. Medicaid expansion

‘The high cost of health insurance is one of the top concerns of business owners throughout New Hampshire,’ says the organization’s president
Calif. firm's buyout of Enterasys completed

Calif. firm's buyout of Enterasys completed

Salem company's CEO will become chief operating officer of Extreme Networks
Bottomline sees a ‘strong start’ to year

Bottomline sees a ‘strong start’ to year

Despite 1Q loss, company predicts 20% annual growth rate
23 N.H. businesses file for bankruptcy in October

23 N.H. businesses file for bankruptcy in October

After being lulled into complacency in September, there’s a big resurgence

People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

Manchester Commons filling up ... and more
Some big winners at ABC Construction Excellence awards

Some big winners at ABC Construction Excellence awards

Pro Con, Cobb Hill, Eckman, North Branch among the winners
Low Income Housing Tax Credits awarded to five projects

Low Income Housing Tax Credits awarded to five projects

More than 240 units of affordable housing to be added to local communities
GT Advanced Technologies inks game-changing deal with Apple

GT Advanced Technologies inks game-changing deal with Apple

The $500m agreement represents a major shift in strategy for the company
Study finds Medicaid expansion would benefit thousands of employees in N.H.

Study finds Medicaid expansion would benefit thousands of employees in N.H.

The report focuses on 10 industries that have the most uninsured workers eligible under an expanded program
White Mountains 3Q income triples

White Mountains 3Q income triples

So far this year, net income has doubled for the insurance conglomerate
Three more N.H. companies get job training grants

Three more N.H. companies get job training grants

To help train 114 workers in new skills