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LIFESPAN NET ASSETS increased $126.9 million year over year to $1.4 billion for the year ended Sept. 30, 2017.

Lifespan improves operations in FY 2017, generating more cash, paying off...

PROVIDENCE — The Lifespan Corp. nonprofit health system reported $14.6 million of operating income for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2017, in its...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Health has ordered that Memorial Hospital take no new patients, halt surgeries and emergency medical services until Care New England's application to continue services is reviewed. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND

RIDOH halts emergency, surgery, new patient services at Memorial Hospital

PROVIDENCE - The R.I. Department of Health has ordered Memorial Hospital to stop taking new patients, surgeries and emergency services, effective Dec. 1, until...
Four Rhode Island nursing care homes have been named among the Top Agencies in the US in the 2017 HomeCare Elite report

HomeCare Elite names four R.I. nursing homes among nation’s top home...

WARWICK - Four Rhode Island nursing care homes have been named among the Top Agencies in the US in the 2017 HomeCare Elite report, a...
NEW HARBOR CAPITAL has made a majority equity investment in Ocean State Holdings which melds primary care clinics, urgent care clinics and ancillary services at 20 Rhode Island locations.

New Harbor Capital takes majority equity stake in Ocean State Healthcare

PROVIDENCE —  Chicago-based private equity firm New Harbor Capital has acquired a majority equity investment in Ocean State Holdings LLC, the parent company of...

BCBSRI, Lifespan, offer lower-cost managed care health plan

PROVIDENCE — Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island  and Lifespan’s new coordinated care health plan, BlueCHiP Direct Advance, will cost 10 percent...
DR. RUSSELL E. WHITE, a cardiothoracic surgeon from University Surgical Associates in Providence, will use the $500,000 L’Chaim Prize he received in honor of his work at the Tenwek Mission Hospital in Kenya to provide further training for cardiac surgeons. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY SURGICAL ASSOCIATES

Heart surgeon uses $500K prize to continue aid at Kenyan hospital

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Russell E. White, cardiothoracic surgeon from University Surgical Associates, will use his recent $500,000 L’Chaim Prize honoring his work as chief...
DR. TERRANCE T. HEALEY is director of thoracic radiology at Rhode Island Hospital and chair of the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE Expo - Providence. / COURTESY AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION

Five Questions With: Dr. Terrance T. Healey

Dr. Terrance T. Healey, director of thoracic radiology at Rhode Island Hospital and chair of the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE Expo - Providence,...
SOUTHCOAST HEALTH’S Dr. Matthew Bivens has been recognized as EMS Physician of the Year by the Greater Fall River Emergency Medical Services Coordinating Committee. / COURTESY SOUTHCOAST HEALTH

GFREMSCC names Southcoast Health’s Bivens EMS Physician of the Year

FALL RIVER – The Greater Fall River Emergency Medical Services Coordinating Committee has named Dr. Matthew Bivens, emergency medical services director for St. Luke’s...
A GROUP OF certified nursing assistants recently completed specialized training to care for behavioral health needs offered by Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island. / COURTESY NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH PLAN OF RHODE ISLAND

NHPRI offers CNA training program for tending behavioral health needs

SMITHFIELD – Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island recently announced the successful completion on Nov. 18 of a first-ever specialized training program for certified...
THE NATIONAL Race for Results report shows Rhode Island Latino and African-American students fare worst in the U.S. in educational success. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND KIDS COUNT

Report: R.I.’s Latino students fare worst in U.S. in educational success

PROVIDENCE – African-American and Latino children face systemic barriers to healthy development in Rhode Island, the latter facing the worst prospects in the U.S.,...
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