The Rhode Island chapter of the American Nurses Association honored House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello as a “Legislator of the Year” at the organization’s annual legislative dinner on May 12. State Sen. Cynthia Coyne was also honored.
Performance Physical Therapy recently opened its 10th clinic, this one at Newport Athletic Club, 66 Valley St. Performance Physical Therapy and Newport Athletic Club have partnered to create a therapy and fitness experience for individuals of all ages and activity levels.
Dr. Edward Akelman has been named chief of the department of orthopedics at Rhode Island and The Miriam hospitals and will become chair of the department of orthopaedics at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Vincent Zecchino Professor of Orthopeadics, pending approval of Brown’s corporation.
PROVIDENCE – Eleven Rhode Island hospitals are expected to receive additional federal funds totaling nearly $29 million to help pay for the cost of treating Medicare patients, thanks to regulations due to be finalized later this summer.