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(Updated 9:36 a.m.) Six companies will share more than $275,000 through the next round of Innovation Voucher awards to leverage research and development partnerships with local universities or institutions: Aquanis LLC, MindImmune Therapeutics Inc., NanoSoft LLC, ProThera Biologics Inc., PowerDocks LLC and Videology Imaging Solutions Inc. more
The entry-to-practice nurse residency program at Providence’s VA Medical Center, operated through Rhode Island College’s School of Nursing, became the first school in the Ocean State and one of 10 VA-affiliated programs in the nation to receive a five-year accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. more
While a union representing health care workers is upset about approximately 30 positions being eliminated at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital and Roger Williams Medical Center, a spokesman for the hospitals said the layoffs are a response to changing market conditions. more
The VNA of Care New England will host its second annual fundraiser, An Evening of Fire and Ice, Thursday, Dec. 8, from 5:30–7:30 p.m. more
ABILITY Network, a leading health care information technology company based in Minneapolis, has issued its annual HomeCare Elite report, a compilation of the nation’s most successful home care providers – those in the top 25 percent of all of the nation’s home care organizations. more
Coastal Medical, a primary care Accountable Care Organization that treats 120,000 patients, will pilot the “Choosing Wisely” campaign in three of its 20 offices in Rhode Island to encourage more effective communications between patients and clinicians regarding appropriate test and treatment options, according to a recent Coastal Medical statement. more
At Rhode Island KIDS COUNT’s 16th annual celebration of children’s health luncheon, leaders lauded the many milestones and top rankings Rhode Island has achieved, while warning of the need for continued diligence, in light of the recent GOP sweep of the White House and both houses of Congress. more
Jayashree Nimmagadda is a professor in the Master of Social Work Program at Rhode Island College’s School of Social Work. more
Rhode Island has one of the highest obesity rates for 2- to 4-year-old participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children in the nation, according to findings released by the Trust for America’s Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation this week. more
Providence Business News recognized its 12 Business Excellence Award winners Thursday night at the Providence Marriott Downtown in front of a crowd of more than 200 people. more
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