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Citing a need for better trained managers to coordinate patient care in a variety of settings, the Rhode Island College School of Nursing said it had created a Graduate Certificate Program in Nursing Care Management. more
As health officials move to address a growing epidemic of street and prescription drug overdoses, Salve Regina University said it would offer Rhode Island’s first graduate certificate-level substance abuse counselor training program, aimed at helping those with counseling backgrounds to quickly qualify for state licensing as substance counselors. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined attorneys general from 27 others states and territories in urging five large, national retailers with pharmacies – Rite-Aid, Walmart, Walgreens, Kroger and Safeway – to follow the example set by CVS Caremark Corp. and cease selling tobacco products at stores throughout the United States. more
Terms doctors use when treating patients often don’t match the coding terms needed for billing and insurance records, says Jon Elion, president and CEO of ChartWise: Clinical Document Intelligence. more
Of the 17 unemployed and underemployed nurses participating in the “Passport to Practice” nurse residency program, 13 landed jobs – six full time, five part time and two per diem, months before the end of the program’s first year. more
The Comprehensive Cancer Center at Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital and Newport Hospital has opened the Upper Gastrointestinal Multidisciplinary Clinic for the treatment of esophageal, stomach, pancreatic, liver and bile duct/gallbladder cancers. more
Butler Hospital recently announced that Mary Leveillee is its new director of patient experience. With previous Director of Patient Experience James Alves transitioning into his role as system director of patient experience for Care New England, Leveillee officially took on the position in late February. more
The Cardiovascular Institute at Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital and Newport Hospital has become the first in the state to implant a new leadless implantable cardiac defibrillator. more
Newport Hospital, through its Frederick Henry Prince Memorial Fund, has awarded $55,980 to organizations to help fund creative programs that keep Newport County children healthy and active. more
With a dozen words, President Barack Obama offered a campaign argument that he’s counting on to turn his health-care law from a liability into a winner for the November elections. more
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