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Newport Hospital was recently recognized by The Joint Commission as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures. more
Dr. James F. Padbury, pediatrician-in-chief and chief of neonatal/perinatal medicine at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and the Oh-Zopfi professor of pediatrics and perinatal research at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, has received a three-year, $400,000 grant from the March of Dimes to study preterm birth. more
The R.I. Department of Health has given the final OK to the creation of Prospect CharterCare LLC, a for-profit combination of CharterCare Health Partners and Prospect Medical Holdings, a Los Angeles-based for-profit health care provider. more
The Johnson & Wales University Physician Assistant Studies Program will enroll up to six qualified University of Rhode Island graduates in each admission cycle of JWU’s master’s degree program, according to an agreement school officials plan to sign Friday. more
Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Newport Hospital talks about national and local suicide statistics. more
Researchers from Rhode Island and The Miriam hospitals and the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that prescription opioids, including methadone, were involved in nearly 68 percent (or more than 135,00 visits) of nationwide emergency department visits in 2010, with the highest proportion of opioid overdoses occurring in the south. more
The Comprehensive Cancer Center of Rhode Island together with The Miriam Hospital and Newport Hospitals will host Avenues of Healing’s “The Healing Power of Humor,” an educational and entertaining event about managing stress, cancer care and surviving. more
Program manager of psychiatric skilled nursing services at Pinnacle Home Care talks about behavioral health and its impact on chronic disease. more
Access and cost are the big topics in health care today, and Providence Business News’ recent Summit on Health Care Reform and the Insurance Exchange tackled them both. more
President Barack Obama’s declaration that 7.1 million health-plan enrollments serve as a rebuke to critics of his signature law won’t diminish the opposition nor stop the scrutiny of the overhaul’s effect. more
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