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SPECIAL DELIVERIES: Roxanne Vrees, left, and Lindsay Madom, right, both former residents at Women & Infants, with Diane Angelini, director of the W&I midwifery program. /

Women & Infants midwifery program is seen as model

The term is archaic, and so is the image it conjures, of women with no medical knowledge – just their own experience and communal...

Five Questions With: Dr. Terrence McWilliams

Interventional radiology – in which imaging technology is used to assist in a variety of medical procedures – is growing across the country, and...

R.I. Free Clinic awarded $99,000 in federal funds to expand services

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Free Clinic has been awarded $99,000 in federal funds to help expand basic health services for the uninsured –...

Kent Hospital launches osteopathic internal-medicine residency

WARWICK – Kent Hospital is expanding its fledgling medical education program, adding a residency in internal medicine, with up to three residents to be...

‘Ask the Experts’ campaign at Kent, W&I focuses on breast cancer

WARWICK – Women & Infants Hospital and Kent Hospital, which this month are opening a joint Breast Health Center on the Warwick hospital’s campus,...

New videos from state explain long-term care options, with eye to...

PROVIDENCE – Aiming to better educate consumers about long-term care options, the R.I. Executive Office of Health and Human Services has released four videos,...

Citizens~Union donates $500,000 for cancer care at Southcoast hospitals

FALL RIVER – Citizens-Union Savings Bank has pledged $500,000 to support the Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care in Fall River and the new flagship...

RISD students to help address waste problem of sterilization wrap

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island School of Design has partnered with Kimberly-Clark Health Care, a major provider of hospital supplies, to develop “sustainable design solutions”...

Report: Lots of decisions ahead on coming reforms

The first effort to take a comprehensive look at health care reform’s impact on Rhode Island has found the state is starting with an...
CHRISTOPHER F. KOLLER, R.I. health insurance commissioner, approved rate increases for two commercial carriers to cover the costs of the new benefits mandated by the federal government's health care overhaul. /

Koller approves health care reform-related surcharges

Health Insurance Commissioner Christopher F. Koller, who earlier this month put a halt on health care reform-related surcharges that carriers were adding to quotes...
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