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With systemwide changes in the health care industry unfolding at an unprecedented rate, registered nurses are looking for ways to stay maximally useful and maximally competitive. In response, the University of Rhode Island and Lifespan have partnered to increase the number of nurses with bachelor’s degrees. more
Maria R. (Galligan) Gil, 56, died after a brief illness on Friday, March 7, at Kent Hospital in Warwick. more
Registered nurse and president of the United Nurses and Allied Professionals talks about the recent contract negations with L+M Westerly Hospital more
Cost and access dominated the discussion in the second of two panels at the Feb. 27 Providence Business News Summit on Health Care Reform and the Insurance Exchange. more
Rhode Island seniors and disabled persons with Medicare prescription drug plan coverage saved $9.9 million, or an average of $709 per person, on their prescription drugs in 2013 through the Affordable Care Act’s Medicare discount program, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported last week. more
Cardiologist at the Cardiovascular Institute talks about heart disease and the response to new services being offered at Newport Hospital. more
Dr. Megan Ranney, an emergency medicine attending physician at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, recently led a study that found a text-message program may be an effective violence prevention tool for at-risk teen girls. more
Florida-based Laser Spine Institute employs 500 people in five states and draws a majority of its customers, or patients, from out of state. That helps both the company’s bottom line and that of local hotels, eateries and other related businesses. more
Chief information security officer at Lifespan speaks about the challenges and opportunities of his new role more
Five years after the enactment of the federal Affordable Care Act, health care providers, insurers and businesses in Rhode Island are still trying to determine its complex and evolving impacts. more
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