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While retail health care clinics have been viewed by policy makers and insurers as a way to decrease health care spending by replacing expensive emergency department or physician office visits, the clinics may actually increase spending if they create a demand for more services, typically an extra $14 annually. more
Christina H. Paxson became Brown University's 19th president in July 2012. She led development of the 10-year university strategic plan, "Building on Distinction," completed in late 2013. Paxson continues to focus her own research on the … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the 2016 Rhode Island small business award winners this week. more
Left on the cutting-room floor of the R.I. House Finance Committee last week was a proposed $1 million that without could effectively gut the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner. more
Dr. Albert Puerini, president and CEO of Rhode Island Primary Care Physicians Corp., has been elected chairman of the board of Integra Community Care Network LLC. He holds a B.A. from Providence College and M.D. from the University of Guadalajara. more
The fifth annual National GRACE Foundation Beach Party sponsored by Beltone New England and Beltone Carolina/Virginia will take place Saturday, July 16, from 6-10 p.m. at the Narragansett Beach North Beach Clubhouse as a fundraiser to help children with cancer go to college. more
For the first time, Kent Hospital recently successfully implanted a relatively new procedure – the subcutaneous defibrillator system – to treat patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest, the hospital reported in a recent news release. more
Dr. Susanne Patrick-MacKinnon has joined the medical staff of Newport Hospital as part of Newport Neurology. Patrick-MacKinnon earned her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. more
Dr. Albert Woo has been appointed chief of pediatric plastic surgery and director of the Cleft and Craniofacial Center at Hasbro Children's Hospital. Woo is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He earned his medical degree from Brown University. more
Dr. Donald R. Coustan has been named to the American Diabetes Association's professional practice committee. He is director of the division of maternal-fetal medicine's Diabetes in Pregnancy Program at Women & Infants Hospital and professor of … more
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