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The American College of Healthcare Executives Rhode Island chapter recently held its yearly meeting, giving out five awards and tapping new leadership. more
Lifespan, the largest health system in Rhode Island, has signed on as one of Team Alvimedica’s charity partners in the Volvo Ocean Race, a 39,000-mile worldwide sailing race that comes to Newport in May. more
More than $3.4 million in federal funding to enhance HIV testing and prevention programs has been awarded to the R.I. Executive Office of Health & Human Services, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed announced recently. more
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth professor Dr. Vanni Bucci received a $464,739 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease to create new mathematical models to improve treatment of intestine diseases. more
Rite Aid Corp. agreed to buy EnvisionRx, a pharmacy-benefits manager owned by private-equity firm TPG, for about $2 billion, opening a new front in its competition with CVS Health Corp. more
For many residents of Forand Manor, a public housing high-rise for seniors in Central Falls, there is basically one option for healthy food shopping. A Stop & Shop across the Seekonk River in Pawtucket pays for a bus every Tuesday and Friday. more
Meg Wirth was studying deaths related to childbirth in Indonesia when one of her colleagues, an obstetrician, died of childbirth complications at a hospital. She calls the death sobering because it highlights how easily childbirth-related … more
Dr. Christine Brousseau of Cranston was elected secretary of the Rhode Island Medical Society. She is a member of the department of research at Women & Infants Hospital, and an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Warren Alpert … more
Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott was named director of the state's Department of Health in spring 2015, bringing a wealth of experience to the post, including working as a specialist in infectious diseases for children and adults at Rhode Island hospitals … more
(Updated, 11:18 a.m., Dec. 22) Drug overdoses took the lives of 247 people in Rhode Island last year, according to statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more
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