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STEADY GROWTH: Richard Davia, managing director of creative and branding at (add)ventures, and Carli Kabilyo, assistant director of design and branding, add Post-it notes to a board at the company’s new offices in East Providence. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Multidisciplinary focus on clients keeps (add)ventures consistently growing

2019 PBN Business Excellence Awards EXCELLENCE AT A MIDSIZE COMPANY: (add)ventures It’s been a good three decades for the Providence-based multi­disciplinary brand-culture and communications...

Five Questions With: Erin McDonough

Erin McDonough is the program director for the Rhode Island Disaster Medical Assistance Team’s Medical Reserve Corps. RIDMAT/MRC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to recruiting...

Five Questions With: Dr. Megan L. Ranney

Dr. Megan L. Ranney, an attending emergency physician at Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital, founded and directs the Emergency Digital Health Innovation...
OPIOID STUDY: Susan Lim, site manager, and Joe Robillard, pharmacy technician, work on prescription orders at a Genoa Healthcare pharmacy inside a Gateway Healthcare clinic in Pawtucket. Genoa is collaborating with Rhode Island Hospital and CODAC Behavioral Healthcare on a study examining the effectiveness of pharmacist-delivered, medication-assisted treatment for opioid-use disorder.
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RUPERT WHITELEY

Study looks at effectiveness of pharmacist-delivered MAT to treat opioid use...

Efforts to curb the opioid epidemic include increasing access to care and reducing stigma, goals officials say a $1.6 million National Institutes of Health-funded,...

Ronald McDonald House of Eastern N.E., Providence chapters merge

PROVIDENCE – Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern New England and Ronald McDonald House Providence announced their merger April 2, becoming Ronald McDonald House...

Five Questions With: Constantine Gatsonis

Constantine Gatsonis, a Henry Ledyard Goddard University professor of biostatistics, joined the Brown University faculty in 1995. He is the founding director of the Center for...

Thundermist’s Durigan receives national recognition for leadership

PROVIDENCE – The National Association of Community Health Centers recognized Christopher Durigan, director of clinical pharmacy at Thundermist Health Center, as an emerging leader...

R.I. Department of Health begins new opioid awareness campaign

PROVIDENCE – Last week the R.I. Department of Health launched Over the Dose RI, an educational campaign to reduce the misuse and abuse of...

University Orthopedics 5K June 22 to benefit Make-A-Wish

EAST PROVIDENCE – University Orthopedics is launching its inaugural 5K, which will start at the company’s Kettle Point Avenue building June 22, benefiting Make-A-Wish...
RECENT IMPROVEMENTS: HealthSource RI Director Zachary W. Sherman speaks with Robin Dionne, HSRI chief public affairs officer. Sherman said recent improvements to the HSRI for Employers program include technology advances that have allowed HSRI to connect employers with ancillary products to supplement health and dental plans.
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HSRI: Stable but will it ever cover costs?

Soon after the state established HealthSource RI in 2014, it was recognized as one of the nation’s most successful health-benefits exchanges in meeting enrollment...
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