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Rhode Island is the first state in the nation to develop standards for emergency departments – in hospitals or as free-standing units – to treat patients who present with opioid-use disorder and/or overdose, the R.I. Department of Health reported at the March 8 meeting of the Governor’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force. more
R. John Davenport, an adjunct associate professor of neuroscience at Brown University, is managing director of the Brown Institute for Brain Science, which supports research among more than 100 Brown faculty members. more
Quest Diagnostics, which has four laboratory facilities – one each in Johnston, Pawtucket, Providence and Warwick – is no longer participating in the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island network, according to Stacy Paterno, assistant vice president, public affairs, at the insurer. more
Dr. Kathleen Hittner, R.I. health commissioner, recently provided some insight into Rhode Island’s mandated benefits and what the future might hold in light of plans pushed by the GOP-controlled Congress and President Donald J. Trump to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. more
Rhode Island ranks 41st, or 10th lowest, in average doctor salary in the nation, according to 24/7 Wall St., a financial news and opinion company. more
Marking the 23rd year of funding, a one-year $65,000 grant was awarded to the YWCA of Rhode Island from the Avon Breast Health Outreach Program to increase awareness of the lifesaving benefits of early detection of breast cancer. more
East Providence is emerging as a hot spot for medical-office buildings, according to real estate professionals, for reasons centered on location, cost and ease of development. Proximity to major hospital centers in Providence and easy … more
PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island experienced a $35 million loss in 2016. Citing information from its annual filing to the R.I. Department of Business Regulation, the insurer attributed the loss to increased use of … more
Deborah M. O’Brien has been named the new president of The Providence Center, effective April 1. more
South Providence, and specifically Broad Street, will be the focus of a public discussion hosted by the city Department of Planning and Development. more
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