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Citing Annals of Internal Medicine data that found physicians spend approximately 50 percent of their time on administrative tasks and only 27 percent of their time engaging with patients, the Hospital Association of Rhode Island’s most recent Tracking Trends newsletter asserts that regulations are unduly burdening hospitals and other health care entities. more
Rhode Island is the first state in the nation to develop standards for emergency departments – in hospitals or as free-standing units – to treat patients who present with opioid-use disorder and/or overdose, the R.I. Department of Health reported at the March 8 meeting of the Governor’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force. more
R. John Davenport, an adjunct associate professor of neuroscience at Brown University, is managing director of the Brown Institute for Brain Science, which supports research among more than 100 Brown faculty members. more
Quest Diagnostics, which has four laboratory facilities – one each in Johnston, Pawtucket, Providence and Warwick – is no longer participating in the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island network, according to Stacy Paterno, assistant vice president, public affairs, at the insurer. more
Dr. Kathleen Hittner, R.I. health commissioner, recently provided some insight into Rhode Island’s mandated benefits and what the future might hold in light of plans pushed by the GOP-controlled Congress and President Donald J. Trump to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. more
Rhode Island ranks 41st, or 10th lowest, in average doctor salary in the nation, according to 24/7 Wall St., a financial news and opinion company. more
Marking the 23rd year of funding, a one-year $65,000 grant was awarded to the YWCA of Rhode Island from the Avon Breast Health Outreach Program to increase awareness of the lifesaving benefits of early detection of breast cancer. more
Jeanne LaChance has been appointed interim president and CEO of Thundermist Health Center. She holds a bachelor's degree from Canisius College and an MBA from Salve Regina University. more
Dr. Heather Lopes has been named president of the Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association. She holds a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Virginia and a graduate degree in veterinary medicine from Virginia-Maryland Regional … more
Research and Photography: Providence Business News/Nicole Dotzenrod; Map: PBN/Lisa Lagreca more
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