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RI BIO AND the Rhode Island BioHub Group’s collaborative report on the state’s life sciences industry indicated that the sector was held back by fragmented and uncoordinated resources. The report also recommended RI Bio as an organizing force among other suggestions intended to help the industry reach its potential in Rhode Island.

RI Bio, Rhode Island BioHub Group chart local life science industry...

PROVIDENCE — The state’s life sciences industry has been held back by fragmented and uncoordinated resources, according to a collaborative report  from the biotechnology...

Rhode Island Hospital recruiting Alzheimer’s patients for TANGO study

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Hospital Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center researchers are recruiting volunteers for TANGO, a national clinical trial evaluating whether a...

Five Questions With: Dr. Athena Poppas

In November, Dr. Athena Poppas was named chief of cardiology for Rhode Island and The Miriam hospitals, and for the Warren Alpert Medical School...

Breast Health Center at Kent Hospital earns national accreditation

WARWICK – The Breast Health Center at Kent Hospital has earned a three-year, full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, a program...

Pond joins Thundermist Health Center in West Warwick

WEST WARWICK – Dr. Soneath Pond has joined Thundermist Health Center in West Warwick as a primary care provider, the center announced. Pond comes to...

Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice awarded RIF grant for home pharmacist...

PORTSMOUTH – The Rhode Island Foundation has granted the independent nonprofit Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice $80,200 for pharmacist services provided by its Home...

R.I. Health Department seeks proposals for $1.4M Health Equity Zone funding

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health has $1.4 million to enhance the state’s nine current Health Equity Zones, as well as add new ones,...
BLUE CORSS & BLUE SHIELD of Rhode Island BlueAngel Grants program has awarded $218,000 to local organizations to fight obesity and promote healthy eating.

BCBSRI grants $218K to anti-obesity programs

PROVIDENCE — Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has awarded $218,000 through its BlueAngel Community Health Grants to nine organizations encouraging physical...

R.I. Hospital study investigates if drug can slow, improve Alzheimer’s symptoms

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Hospital researchers are seeking subjects for a Phase 2 study into whether an investigational drug, Troriluzole, a new version of...

Blue Cross, Rhode Island PBS expand opioid education to middle, high...

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and Rhode Island PBS Education Services are extending their opioid use prevention partnership into...
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