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The Slater Technology Fund on Monday announced it is committing another $250,000 to the biomedical company ProThera Biologics, bringing Slater’s total investment in the company to $950,000. more
Pfizer Inc. decided not to split in two separate companies, opting against what could have been one of the biggest breakups in the drug industry’s history after four years of it called an “extensive evaluation.” more
Memorial Hospital and Women & Infants Hospital have received grant funds from the National Institutes of Health, as part of an NIH national initiative called Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes. more
Rhode Island Hospital will receive $1,877,090 in federal funding from the National Institutes of Health as part of the Environmental Influence on Children’s Health Outcomes initiative, which studies how environmental factors in early development influence the health of children and adolescents. more
Rhode Island received $216,697 in awards from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in an effort to increase the number of mental health providers and substance abuse counselors in the state. more
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Lifespan have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a partnership in an effort to advance treatment and expand research. Details will be finalized early next year. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has announced a new contract with Virgin Pulse to offer its members a customized wellness platform. more
The cost of living in the U.S. rose more than projected in August on higher shelter and health-care prices, indicating that inflation continues to move closer to the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Rhode Island ranked seventh in the nation for its percentage decline in hospital readmission rates from 2010 to 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said recently. more
Rhode Island’s new, integrated eligibility system for health and human services began launching in phases on Sept. 13. more
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