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State Rep. Edith H. Ajello, D-Providence, and state Sen. Gayle L. Goldin, D-Providence, believe physicians should have the freedom to move freely from one employer to another and maintain their professional relationships with their patients, regardless of their place of employment. To that end, they have introduced legislation in the House and Senate, 2016-H 7586 and 2016-S 2578, respectively, to limit the use of restrictive covenants in physician employment contracts. more
The Miriam Hospital’s Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine received a $464,465 grant from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health of the National Institutes of Health to enable researchers to conduct a four-year study on benefits of stress management interventions for chronic pain and illness. more
(Updated 2:18 p.m.) Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island will be restructured, resulting in an undetermined number of layoffs, and changes that include obstetrical services moving to other Care New England hospitals. more
(Updated 3:14 p.m.) Rhode Island’s median family income rose to $70,108 last year from $61,605 in 2014, but the number of children living in poverty still remains high at 40,566, or 19.4 percent, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT said this week. more
Southcoast Health is laying off 95 employees throughout the system. more
(Updated 1:33 p.m.) Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Lifespan Health System have signed a letter of intent to enhance the level of cancer treatments for patients seeking care at Lifespan hospitals. more
Dr. Nitin S. Damle, founding and managing partner at South County Internal Medicine Inc., has been named president of the American College of Physicians, the country’s largest medical specialty organization with 143,000 members. more
In July 2016, Amanda Leite became executive director of the American Heart Association - Southern New England, after previously serving as senior Heart Walk director for the organization. She talked with Providence Business News about the AHA’s role in helping Rhode Islanders reduce their risks of heart attacks and cardiac disease and her new role with the AHA. more
(Updated 3:17 p.m.) CVS Pharmacy Inc. will pay $3.5 million to settle allegations that 50 of its Massachusetts stores violated the Controlled Substances Act by filling forged prescriptions for addictive painkillers and other controlled substances more than 500 times between 2011 and 2014. more
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
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