Updated March 27 at 7:04pm
Keyword: Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott
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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
Sherilyn Brown is education director at the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, which, with the R.I. Department of Health, recently partnered to create the Arts & Health Advisory Group, which grew out of Rhode Island artists’ experiences working in the fields of health and healing. more
By ranking first in the nation for adolescent vaccination rates, Rhode Island bested other high-performing New England states – New Hampshire (second), Connecticut (third) and Massachusetts (fifth), according to the 2016 United Health Foundation's … more
Why were people surprised to hear an infant’s cries and an adult’s complaints at the Community College of Rhode Island’s Flanagan Campus in Lincoln on the afternoon of Dec. 1? more
Brown University's School of Public Health and the R.I. Department of Health have formalized longstanding research collaborations with an agreement that, among other things, will allow students to transition into the public-health workforce with … more
After earlier entering into formal relationships with Brown University School of Public Health and the University of Rhode Island, the R.I. Department of Health announced its formal relationship with Rhode Island College. more
The University of Rhode Island’s Academic Health Collaborative and the R.I. Department of Health’s Academic Center have formed a new partnership to build healthier communities and to strengthen the state’s public health workforce. more
More than 100 Rhode Island residents, including Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, First Gentleman Andy Moffitt, Central Falls Mayor James Diossa and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien, celebrated the launch of Pawtucket Central Falls Health Equity Zone’s Building Healthy Neighborhoods Action Plan at a press event at Veterans Memorial Garden Amphitheater in Pawtucket on the evening of June 14. more
As part of Rhode Island’s “Lean Initiative,” which Gov. Gina M. Raimondo championed to foster innovation, promote a culture of continuous improvement and the elimination of waste, the R.I. Department of Health recently replaced its paper-based application process for initial licensure for nurses with a new online portal. more
Free -standing emergency centers are entering the Rhode Island health care market, despite criticism from hospitals that the services don't match demand and that health care costs could increase. Texas-based Neighbors Emergency Center on … more