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The International Society for Vaccines is hosting the 2016 ISV Annual Congress on Oct. 2-4 in Boston. more
Debra Sharpe, executive director of the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island, came to work in the nonprofit by chance. Having always been involved in volunteering, causes and community organizations, her first nonprofit job was with the American Heart Association in Illinois and Missouri as a field representative. “Today, I can’t imagine doing anything else,” she said, and when the position with the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island came up she jumped at the opportunity. more
Value, quality and efficiency are buzzwords in the field of contemporary health care services. Health care payers, such as health systems, health insurers, accountable-care organizations, bundled-payment conveners, hospital networks, and … more
Darin Tripoli, owner of Sunshine Vape, has a dim view of the purpose of federal regulation of electronic cigarettes. The new rules, announced in early May, will require e-cigarette-related businesses to obtain U.S. Food and Drug … more
(Updated, 6:15 p.m.) Ventas Inc., a real estate investment trust with more than 1,300 properties, has announced its intention to purchase substantially all of the assets of Wexford Science & Technology LLC. 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
Dr. Albert S. Woo has been named chief of pediatric plastic surgery and director of its Cleft and Craniofacial Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. A board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who treats both children and adults, Woo holds a faculty position in the department of surgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University. more
Calling the opioid overdose crisis the most urgent and unanticipated priority she’s faced during her gubernatorial tenure, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo recently announced an expanded public education campaign that encourages people to seek treatment and recovery options and aims to reduce the stigma of addiction. more
Angelleen Peters-Lewis is Care New England’s senior vice president and chief nursing officer, a new position at CNE. Earlier, she served as senior vice president for patient care services and chief nursing officer at Women & Infants Hospital. Peters-Lewis talked with Providence Business News about her new position at CNE, the future of nursing care and nursing challenges that await CNE. more
“Caring for patients with a terminal illness or a complicated diagnosis puts a strain on health care workers,” said Elaine K. Desmarais, assistant vice president, quality and regulatory compliance at South County Health. In an effort to build on the existing repertoire of employee wellness programs, South County Health recently implemented Schwartz Center Rounds, a program of the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare. more
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