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The R.I. Department of Health has approved CVS Caremark Corp.’s application to open seven MinuteClinic facilities throughout Rhode Island. more
As a component of its mission to improve the health of local residents, Blackstone Valley Community Health Care will be holding a community health fair where it will be unveiling a free smart phone app available to anyone to assist in tracking and monitoring health and fitness results. more
Even if they disagree about the federal health care law that created it, Rhode Island’s major candidates for governor all want to see the state’s health-benefits exchange become a moneymaker. more
In December 2011, The Westerly Hospital had depleted its endowment and was less than two weeks away from completely running out of money. Founded in 1925 and employing some 800 people, the hospital was and remains an economic cornerstone. Accordingly, Rhode Island Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern placed the hospital under the protection of a court-supervised special mastership, appointing me to that role. My team and I were charged with finding a way for the hospital to remain viable, retain jobs, and continue to actively serve the health care needs of the community. Over the course of two-and-a-half years, it has been rewarding to see the end-result: an economically viable hospital. more
Member of the department of family medicine at Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School talks about the school’s new Primary Care-Population Medicine program. more
How do you encourage employee feedback? more
The Rhode Island Podiatric Medical Association is hosting a “Socks for the Needy” campaign through May 30 to benefit needy children and adults as part of their 100th anniversary. Collection bins are set up at podiatrists’ offices and YMCAs throughout the state. more
So far, so good for Rhode Island’s Integrated Care Initiative. more
Moving to a retirement or assisted-living community is a major lifestyle change sometimes eased when a beloved pet is part of the move. While many facilities for the elderly bring in visiting therapy dogs, some senior communities allow pets as permanent residents. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee has signed a bill intended to help improve Rhode Island women’s health and safety by requiring facilities that perform mammograms to provide their patients with more information on the subject of breast density and more complete reporting on the results of their tests. more
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