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Hospice Care at the VNA of Care New England is offering a grief support group for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one, reported Care New England. more
The Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island, a statewide membership organization focused on raising awareness of brain injuries and its consequences, providing education to prevent brain injuries and enhancing the quality of life for those affected by brain injuries, is hosting some upcoming events. more
The Addiction Policy Forum, a national nonprofit organization that seeks to elevate addiction awareness, recently announced that Anchor ED, a program of The Providence Center, will be featured in the forum’s Focus on Innovation, highlighting innovative programs across the country that contribute to a comprehensive addiction strategy. more
Citing Annals of Internal Medicine data that found physicians spend approximately 50 percent of their time on administrative tasks and only 27 percent of their time engaging with patients, the Hospital Association of Rhode Island’s most recent Tracking Trends newsletter asserts that regulations are unduly burdening hospitals and other health care entities. more
Rhode Island is the first state in the nation to develop standards for emergency departments – in hospitals or as free-standing units – to treat patients who present with opioid-use disorder and/or overdose, the R.I. Department of Health reported at the March 8 meeting of the Governor’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force. more
R. John Davenport, an adjunct associate professor of neuroscience at Brown University, is managing director of the Brown Institute for Brain Science, which supports research among more than 100 Brown faculty members. more
Quest Diagnostics, which has four laboratory facilities – one each in Johnston, Pawtucket, Providence and Warwick – is no longer participating in the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island network, according to Stacy Paterno, assistant vice president, public affairs, at the insurer. more
If you live in a metropolitan area of a million people or more, the U.S. economy looks pretty healthy. more
Calling the state’s labor force performance “a train wreck,” University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro said it has failed to increase each year since it peaked in December 2006. more
U.S. employers added jobs at an above-average pace for a second month on outsized gains in construction and manufacturing, showing the labor market continued its steady growth in the new year. more
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