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Rhode Island Hospital will receive $1,877,090 in federal funding from the National Institutes of Health as part of the Environmental Influence on Children’s Health Outcomes initiative, which studies how environmental factors in early development influence the health of children and adolescents. more
Rhode Island received $216,697 in awards from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in an effort to increase the number of mental health providers and substance abuse counselors in the state. more
The winner of the fourth Get Started Rhode Island pitch competition put on by Cox Business and Inc. Magazine believes that information technology can empower food service enterprises, from restaurants to universities, to prepare fresher, sustainable food for their customers. And at the same time, farmers can use the technology to find a more robust and consistent marketplace for their goods. more
Companies that remove snow, supply electricity to commercial customers and remove toxins from drinking water were among the 30 local enterprises that were recognized Wednesday night at Providence Business News’ fifth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies event, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. more
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Lifespan have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a partnership in an effort to advance treatment and expand research. Details will be finalized early next year. more
The Sojourner House, a domestic violence agency serving Providence and northern Rhode Island, announced Wednesday it has expanded its mission to include and serve the needs of victims of sexual assault. more
Seven private commercial and Medicaid health insurance plans active in Rhode Island received 4.5 out of five stars or higher in the 2016-2017 National Committee for Quality Assurance ranking, according to the NCQA report. more
Rhode Island must meet demands for workers by supporting postsecondary education, as social sciences, health care support, and science, technology, engineering and math jobs are the fastest-growing jobs in the state, according to a report from the New England Board of Higher Education: Higher Education’s Impact on the New England Economy: Investing in People. 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
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has announced a new contract with Virgin Pulse to offer its members a customized wellness platform. more
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