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Healthiest Employees: 2,000-4,999 Employees | 8 | Amica Mutual Insurance Co....

CEO (or equivalent): Robert A. DiMuccio, CEO, chairman and president Number of employees: 3,685 Amica Mutual Insurance Co. encourages employees and their spouses to visit their...
CHALLENGES BEYOND TRAINING: Dr. Michelle Cyr, right, associate dean for academic affairs at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, with third-year medical student Lizzy Tarr, sees many financial obstacles facing young physicians in Rhode Island. / PBN PHOTO/­Michael Salerno

Changes are needed to recruit and retain physicians in Rhode Island,...

Inconsistent data about Rhode Island’s health care system could give anyone a headache. The Commonwealth Fund’s 2017 Scorecard on State Health System Performances found that...
DR. G. DEAN ROYE has been appointed senior vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer at The Miriam Hospital. /COURTESY THE MIRIAM HOSPITAL

Miriam appoints Roye senior VP of medical affairs, chief medical officer

PROVIDENCE – The Miriam Hospital, a Lifespan facility, announced the appointment of Dr. G. Dean Roye, a veteran surgeon at the hospital, as senior...
THE PROVIDENCE VA MEDICAL CENTER held a ribbon-cutting for the new Integrative Health and Wellness Center on July 6. From left, Dr. Susan MacKenzie, director of the Providence VA Medical Center; Stephanne Proske, patient experience officer and co-director of the wellness center; Dr. Marjorie Crozier, psychologist and co-director of the center; and Kasim Yarn, director of the R.I. Office of Veterans Affairs. /COURTESY PROVIDENCE VA MEDICAL CENTER/RASHONA SPRUILL

Providence VA Medical Center opens wellness center

PROVIDENCE – The Providence VA Medical Center announced the opening of its new Integrative Health and Wellness Center, effective July 6. “The new center will...
THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND is one of several organizations that will join the Governor’s Commission on Disabilities to co-host a series of public forums throughout Rhode Island during the week of July 24-28, as part of the 27th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Public forums planned for people with disabilities and family members

PROVIDENCE – The Governor’s Commission on Disabilities and other organizations will co-host a series of public forums throughout Rhode Island during the week of...
U.S. SEN. JACK F. REED recently announced $479,745 in federal funding will be disseminated in contract renewals for service coordinators in several Rhode Island communities to ensure elderly and disabled residents receive health care, meals, transportation and other essential support services. /COURTESY OFFICE OF U.S. SEN. JACK F. REED

Reed announces nearly $500K in federal funding to encourage independent living...

PROVIDENCE – In an effort to ensure elderly and disabled residents receive health care, meals, transportation and other essential support services, U.S. Sen. Jack...
MICHAEL SOUZA is the new chief executive officer of Landmark Medical Center. /COURTESY LANDMARK MEDICAL CENTER

Five Questions With: Michael Souza

Michael Souza joined Landmark Medical Center as its chief executive officer earlier this spring, after serving as president of the Hospital Association of Rhode...
STAFF MEMBERS IN Dr. Tanya Becker's Pawtucket pediatric practice, from left, Maricarmen Ramos and Stephanie Carper, pose with the Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds partnership’s books that will be distributed to patients. /COURTESY REACH OUT AND READ RI

Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds provides books to low-income families at pediatrician...

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and Reach Out and Read RI have expanded the Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds initiative...
SOUTH COUNTY HEALTH announced it has installed a new Siemans Magnetom Aera MRI unit at South County Hospital. The new unit is quieter and allows for reduced scan times. /COURTESY SOUTH COUNTY HOSPITAL

South County Health’s diagnostic imaging capabilities improved with new MRI unit

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – South County Health announced it has installed a new Siemans Magnetom Aera magnetic resonance imaging unit late last month. According to Lenore...
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF Communicative Disorders Leslie Mahler has been named director of the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program at the University of Rhode Island. /COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND/NORA LEWIS

URI names new director of Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island announced Leslie Mahler, associate professor of communicative disorders at the University of Rhode Island’s College of...

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