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The American Stroke Association and the Rhode Island Stroke Coordinators Network recently came together at a Providence Bruins hockey game in celebration of stroke survivors, caregivers, and volunteers with the goal of spreading awareness of the F.A.S.T warning signs. more
Co-founder of Memorial Hospital’s Ebola Readiness Committee talks about preparation for responding to the virus. more
Dr. Betty Vohr, director of the Neonatal Follow-Up Program at Women & Infants Hospital, was awarded the annual Landmark Award of the Section on Perinatal Pediatrics for her efforts in establishing the first Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program in the United States. more
Researchers from The Miriam Hospital recently published their study on the effects of smoking during pregnancy and its impact on the stress response in newborn babies. more
Hispanic Technology & Education Programs of Rhode Island, a vocational school serving students in the fields of nursing, customer services, ESL, job development skills, and computers, recently celebrated the first day of classes for certified nursing assistant students. More than forty students have enrolled in the six-week course. more
The professor of medicine at Brown University and attending physician at The Miriam Hospital, has been involved in the care of people living with HIV since 1982. He talks about breakthroughs, teamwork and the prospects for a cure. more
In another sign of the move to transform health care delivery and payment models, Care New England and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island have entered into an agreement for a new integrated care and pay model for obstetrics patients. more
Nonprofit fundraising, known as development in the trade, has emerged as a distinct profession only in the past few decades. But even in that relatively short period, career fundraisers have brought standards, ethical codes, best practices, certifications and wide-ranging professional-development programs to the profession. Now, aided by groups like the Association of Fundraising Professionals, a growing number of people are seeking a career in fundraising instead of happening into it. more
Rhode Island’s political leaders are eager to point to the “Eds and Meds” sector as a key to the region’s future economic health. Thankfully, the sector is not waiting around for local public support. Exhibit A: MedMates. more
Kris Falcone, left, support manager for ChartWise: Clinical Document Intelligence, and company President and CEO Dr. Jon Elion, at the firm’s South Kingstown office. ChartWise software helps match doctors’ treatment records with the maze of insurance codes medical providers must follow. Used primarily by hospitals, the software improves office efficiency and helps ensure providers are properly reimbursed for care. more
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