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NHTI Offers Virtual Four-part Mindfulness Series

Practicing mindfulness helps my Northeast Delta Dental colleagues and me cope with stress and increase our productivity, so I’m happy to share the news that a portion of the funds we gave to the Community College System of New Hampshire … Continue reading

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Supreme Court of the United States Upholds the Affordable Care Act’s Tax Credit Provision

In anticipation of a decision on the King v. Burwell case re: the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Tax Credit Provision, Northeast Delta Dental had completed scenario planning and I had speculated on the outcome in two earlier blogs.  Well, on … Continue reading

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At Northeast Delta Dental we are making a conscious effort to be creative with our new product designs and diversification initiatives.   We work at it and struggle at it.   For the first time in memory, research shows that American creativity … Continue reading

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Wellness and Road (Running) Racing

The older I get, the more I realize how good overall health is the most important thing in life.  I have participated in over 30 road races since March; I enjoy the camaraderie and the wellness component of fitness and … Continue reading

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Community and Leadership

Finished the Mt. Washington Road Race on Saturday, June 19, a 7.6 mile ascent to the 6,288 foot summit of the highest peak in the northeastern United States; did a 1:52, not bad for a first timer and given the … Continue reading

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