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Kerri Ann Cerra has been named director of nursing at Elmhurst Extended Care. She most recently served as director of nurses at Bayberry Commons. Cerra is licensed as a nursing home administrator. more
Following a four-day survey earlier this month. Roger Williams Medical Center, Elmhurst Extended Care and CharterCare Home Health Services have earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. more
South County Health is the new name of the health care system associated with South County Hospital. more
Rhode Island Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Hittner turned the screws a little tighter last month to force lower medical costs and more-efficient care by the state's doctors and hospitals. Amendments to the Affordable Standards … more
As outcomes become an increasingly important metric in health care, access to primary care becomes ever more necessary, despite a shortage of primary care physicians. Into the breach steps the easy-access movement, personified most clearly … more
Sarah Gulla, has joined WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care as a family nurse practitioner. She holds a bachelor's degree in biology from UMass Amherst and a master's degree in advanced nursing practice from UMass Worcester. more
Beech Tree Labs recently announced that its in-development product BTL-tml had reached a milestone in its Phase 2 clinical trial. more
Chief operating officer at Coastal Medical discusses the Brown Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program. more
The Vermont single-payer initiative, which was cited both locally and nationally as a transformational model for a lower-cost health care system, collapsed in the latter part of December. It couldn’t work because it tried to replace the employer-based system – one in which a majority of consumers receive health insurance from their employer – with an impractical proposal that would have required $2.5 billion in additional funding (in fiscal 2012, the state had only $2.7 billion in total tax revenue). more
Providing quality medical treatment in a rapidly changing health care industry can be difficult. But one Rhode Island business is helping to put many of the state’s primary care physicians on the right path. more
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