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"ONE OF my goals is to increase the percentage of stroke patients who receive early treatment with clot-busting drugs. We know that the earlier these medications are given, the better the outcomes," said Rhode Island Hospital Stroke Center Director Brian Silver. /

Five Questions With: Dr. Brian Silver

Stroke is the No. 3 cause of death across the United States after heart disease and cancer, as well as the leading cause of...

Newport Hospital offers mammograms to uninsured, underinsured women

NEWPORT – Newport Hospital is offering free screening mammograms and breast exams to uninsured and underinsured Rhode Island women, with exams to be given...

Grants support R.I. long-term care counseling

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Elderly Affairs has been awarded $379,000 in grants under the federal health care reform law to help connect...

Quality Institute launches EHR marketplace

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Quality Institute has launched a "vendor marketplace" to help local primary care providers choose an electronic health record (EHR),...

Five Questions With: John P. Donoghue

In 1999, Brown University created a multidisciplinary Brain Science Program to push the boundaries of that burgeoning field, bringing together the best and brightest...

Care New England joins reinsurance program created by federal health reform

PROVIDENCE – Care New England and system member Women & Infants Hospital are among nearly 1,000 employers accepted into the federal Early Retiree Reinsurance...

RIHCA hosts candidates’ forum Oct. 14

WARWICK – The Rhode Island Health Center Association is hosting a forum Thursday, Oct. 14, from 9:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Crowne...

Grants support primary care-mental health integration at Providence Center

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Center has been awarded two federal grants totaling $3.2 million to support collaborations with local community health centers to integrate...

Reform talk leads to closer review of health plans by consumers

MINNETONKA, Minn. – Prompted by the national dialogue on health care reform, U.S. consumers are paying much closer attention to their own health plans...
DR. EDWARD CHIEN and his colleagues will recruit up to 700 pregnant women with low risk for prenatal complications, as well as women pregnant with twins and obese women, who face greater risks, for their study. /

W&I doctor to lead fetal-growth study

PROVIDENCE – A Women & Infants Hospital physician has been chosen to lead a two-year, $3.7 million project to set a national standard for...

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