Big merger reshapes Eastern Massachusetts health care landscape
The Beth Israel Deaconess system, Lahey Health, New England Baptist Hospital, Mount Auburn Hospital and Anna Jaques Hospital have signed an agreement to merge into a new regional system, a move that would mark a major change to the state's health care market. Read more here.
Tattoo artist helps breast cancer survivors
As the owner of Spilt Milk Tattoo in Hyannis, Mark Corliss has drawn thousands of tattoos over the span of his two-decade career. A self-taught artist, the 39-year-old can draw from his imagination, or from whatever his clients bring in to show him. Since 2013, Corliss has been using his talents to help breast cancer survivors.
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WE CAN to offer 6-month program for women business owners
WE CAN, the organization dedicated to empowering Cape Cod women to achieve lasting positive change for themselves and their families, now offers GROW, Get Results with Others' Wisdom, a facilitated peer mentoring forum to empower women with the support and tools they need to be successful in growing their business, will be offered by WE CAN in both Mid-Cape and Lower Cape locations in Fall 2017. Read more here.
Kinlin Grover announces merger with BK Real Estate
Kinlin Grover Real Estate, a division of one of The Randall Family of Companies, has announced its merger with BK Real Estate located in Centerville, a company with a combined 75 years of experience working with buyers and sellers on Cape Cod.
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SCORE to offer ebook of business tips
Cape Cod and the Islands chapter of SCORE, the nonprofit arm of the Small Business Administration, offers Tips from SCORE appear weekly in the Sunday Cape Cod Times. The first 175 Tips have been compiled into an ebook available free to all small business owners or others interested in the principles of small business. To download this ebook, click here. A limited number of print copies, sponsored by Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank and Rogers & Gray Insurance are available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For free and confidential business mentoring, contact SCORE at www.capecod.score.org.
Insurance: Experience modifiers are key to managing workers' compensation costs
By Gregory Deems, CRIS, DSDP
While the experience modifier (or mod) may be a foreign concept to many, to the business owner it can have a huge effect on the bottom line as it is a key component of the workers' compensation premium calculation.