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Two Rhode Island health centers will share $771,607 in funding to expand oral health services and increase the number of patients served, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell said in a news release Thursday. more
WASHINGTON – Representatives from 12 health care organizations, including Dr. Lynn Taylor with The Miriam Hospital, were recognized at a White House ceremony on May 19 for their outstanding commitment to increasing the number of individuals who are aware of their hepatitis B and C status. more
Dr. Jennifer S. Gass, surgeon-in-chief and co-director of the Breast Health Center at Women & Infants Hospital, is an internationally recognized resource in the field of oncoplastic breast cancer surgery and cancer survivorship issues and was recently invited to participate in two key groups. Oncoplastic breast cancer surgery combines the most up-to-date plastic surgery techniques with surgical oncology. more
Dr. James Rudolph is director of the Center of Innovation in Geriatric Services and director of Measurement and Quality Improvement for the VA Office of Geriatrics and Extended Care, both at the Providence VA Medical Center. Rudolph’s pioneering program, the VA Center of Innovation in Long-Term Services and Supports for Vulnerable Veterans, designed to meet the needs of the nation’s aging veterans – was recently awarded a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the Veterans Administration Health Services Research and Development. more
The New England Healthcare Executive Network is holding its sixth annual summer social and networking event, with lightning pitches. The event is scheduled for Aug. 1 from 7:30-10 a.m. at Foley Hoag LLP, Seaport West, 144 Seaport Blvd. more
People’s Credit Union recently received an Outstanding Worksite Health Award from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce. more
Named University of Rhode Island’s first dean of the College of Health Sciences, Gary Liguori was most recently an educator, researcher and department head at the University of Tennessee. As dean of the college, Liguori will serve as a member of the executive committee of URI’s Academic Health Collaborative, where he will work with faculty across disciplines to build robust and forward-looking educational and research programs relevant to the evolving roles of health and health care in the 21st century. He spoke with Providence Business News about his role as dean and the new college’s plans to expand its research, training and education capabilities. more
Saint Anne’s Hospital has named Michael Bushell, its current chief financial officer and vice president of operations, as its next president, effective Oct. 3. Craig Jesiolowski, Saint Anne’s current president, will become president of Holy Family Hospital. more
Two recent controversies highlight what hospitals face today. The first is the attempt by Care New England to eliminate obstetrics (and likely other) services at Memorial Hospital. The second is the attempt by Texas-based Neighbors Emergency Center … more
Dr. Linda J. Resnik, a research scientist at the Providence VA Medical Center, was awarded a nearly $2.5 million U.S. Department of Defense contract last week to study the care of veterans and service members with upper-limb amputations. more
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