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Great Bay Community College opens new welding lab … and more
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Kelly Stepura has joined Echo Group, a provider of electronic health record software for the behavioral health industry. has joined Conway-based The Echo Group as chief clinical innovation officer. Stepura previously worked at OmniCare Institute, where she partnered with agencies to incorporate data science, outcome measurement and machine learning techniques to inform decisions.

Email remains the top internal communications channel during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report from PoliteMail, a Portsmouth-based enterprise email intelligence platform. PoliteMail’s “The State of Communications Summer 2020,” found that 93% of more than 350 internal communicators surveyed said turn to email as the go-to method to reach employees. Other channels mentioned were virtual and video meetings (83%) and corporate intranet (41%). When it comes to the topics that employees want to hear about most, 80% of communicators said information on returning to the workplace was highest in demand.

B2W Software of Portsmouth, a provider of heavy construction management software, says it has enhanced change order management capabilities within its B2W Estimate application. The new functionality now makes it easier and faster for estimators to add, modify and track change orders directly within an original estimate.

Great Bay Community College-Rochester has opened a new welding lab to provide additional training opportunities and meet hiring needs in the state. The new lab houses 14 six-foot-wide, self-contained welding cells with ventilation geared to individual health and safety. The facility enables the program to safely triple the number of students in the program, which will prepare 42 new welders to join the workforce annually, officials said.

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