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While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that some 500,000 babies are born prematurely each year – representing one of every eight live births in the United States – data from the March of Dimes indicate some 380,000 babies – or about one in 10 – are born prematurely each year. more
Rebecca Plonsky, a licensed independent clinical social worker, is vice president of integrated behavioral health at CharterCARE Health Partners, which includes Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital in North Providence. Plonsky helped navigate an agreement to create CharterCARE’s new Long-Term Behavioral Health Unit, which has 20 beds for Medicaid-eligible patients who need long-term psychiatric care. She talked recently with Providence Business News about the new LTBHU and its role in the community. more
In the fifth edition of Providence Business News’ Healthiest Employers celebration event, 28 local employers were recognized for their efforts – and successes – in creating healthy workplaces for their employees. more
A Tuesday night lecture series featuring five physician talks and art shows will be hosted by Avondale Arts through Aug. 23 to benefit the Westerly Hospital Foundation. more
In October 2005 Jessica Morris was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She would only live for three years after her diagnosis, but during that time she built a legacy that continues today. Before her death, wanting to educate the public and … more
No one really seems to know exactly why insurers are having so much trouble in the Obamacare exchanges. Insurers may know, but they have generally issued vague statements about "worse-than-expected experience." The closest we've gotten to an … more
The American Heart Association understands that there is no cookie-cutter approach to wellness. This is why it created My Life Check. The online tool offers personalized nutrition and activity recommendations based on factors such as blood … more
CEO (or equivalent): Louis R. Giancola, CEO and president Number of employees: 969 There's an old saying about the cobbler's children not having adequate footwear. And while that adage may hold true for some, South County Health is … more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island knows it's vital to lead by example, said Bobby Rodriguez, vice president of human resources. "Part of the vision is really to make Rhode Islanders healthy," Rodriguez said. "We start with our … more
North Kingstown's Dominion Diagnostics LLC, which offers drug testing, prescription monitoring and blood-testing services, supports a healthy lifestyle for clients. In 2015, it increased its focus on the wellness of its employees as well, … more
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