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(Upated 9:55 a.m.) The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday announced $1.9 million in funding for Rhode Island to improve access to treatment for opioid-use disorders. more
ShapeUp, a provider of corporate well-being solutions, has been acquired by Virgin Pulse, part of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group. more
The RIGHA Foundation Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation seeks grant applications from entities focused on improving primary health care and health outcomes. Grant applications are Grant applications are due by Aug. 29, and the Rhode Island Foundation anticipates disseminating a total of nearly $300,000 to some six to 10 successful grantees. Nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island and municipalities – in collaboration with such nonprofit organizations – are eligible to apply. more
Lifespan today announced that it will unify its cancer care services and research across all of its hospitals and outpatient centers under a single entity, the Lifespan Cancer Institute. more
Tedor Pharma Inc., a pharmaceutical development and manufacturing company, will double its production capacity this coming year with a multi-million dollar expansion. more
With 5.71 percent of people uninsured, Rhode Island has the seventh lowest uninsured rate in the U.S., according to an in-depth analysis conducted by personal finance website WalletHub released this week. more
Calling the opioid overdose crisis the most urgent and unanticipated priority she’s faced during her gubernatorial tenure, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo recently announced an expanded public education campaign that encourages people to seek treatment and recovery options and aims to reduce the stigma of addiction. more
The Scituate Neighborhood Health Station held its official opening with a ribbon-cutting Nov. 14. more
“Caring for patients with a terminal illness or a complicated diagnosis puts a strain on health care workers,” said Elaine K. Desmarais, assistant vice president, quality and regulatory compliance at South County Health. In an effort to build on the existing repertoire of employee wellness programs, South County Health recently implemented Schwartz Center Rounds, a program of the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare. more
Dr. Richard Gillerman, a pediatric anesthesiologist at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, was named Lifespan’s chief medical information officer and vice president, effective Sept. 4. more
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