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(Updated 3:50 and 4:49 p.m.) ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. has entered into a partnership with biotechnology company ProThera Biologics Inc. to develop and commercialize human plasma-derived inter-alpha inhibitor proteins to treat orphan diseases, which are rare diseases affecting fewer than 200,000 people. more
(Updated 2:35 and 3:36 p.m.) HealthSource RI has announced that its third open enrollment period for individual and family health coverage for 2016 will be held from Nov. 1 through Jan. 31. more
(Updated 12:19 and 1:52 p.m.) Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island is moving its headquarters from Providence to Smithfield starting next month. more
On Friday, the R.I. Attorney General and the R.I. Department of Health announced that the Expedited Review Hospital Conversion Initial Application, which was submitted by Yale-New Haven Health Services Corp. and Lawrence + Memorial Corp., LMW Healthcare Inc., d/b/a Westerly Hospital, is complete and accepted for review. more
To the Editor: Every year, Rhode Island emergency departments are hard at work seeing more than 350,000 Rhode Islanders in need of immediate health care, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. And like clockwork, every year we open … more
Hasbro Children’s Hospital recently honored five hospital employees as the hospital’s 2015 Brite Lites. The employee recognition program, now in its 13th year, singles out some of the many hospital employees who provide outstanding care to patients. This year, more than 75 employees were nominated by patients and their families for the honor. more
Editor's note: This is the first of a four-part series exploring how well Rhode Island cities and towns are funding municipal pension and benefit plans and the public-policy ramifications. The financial challenges of taking care of her … more
(Updated, 5 p.m., Aug. 21) At 6.1 for every 1,000 live births, the infant mortality rate in the United States ranks No. 26 in the world, below many countries in Europe, according to 2010 data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It would seem that an … more
Premama is entering the natural foods market to grow its line of maternity wellness products. more
MedMates, the state’s health care technology network group, has announced that it has hired its first full-time executive director, Kelly Nevins. more
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