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CARE NEW ENGLAND and Partners HealthCare announced today the companies plan a definitive agreement, with an open-ended, exclusive letter of intent to merge.

CNE, Partners plan definitive merger agreement

PROVIDENCE — Care New England Health System and Partners HealthCare of Massachusetts have agreed to enter into a definitive agreement to merge, the next...
FOUR LOCAL HOSPITALS have been named Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence by Healthgrades Operating Co. Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital, both in Providence, St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford and Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River received the distinction. / COURTESY HEALTHGRADES

4 local hospitals named ‘Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence’

PROVIDENCE – Four local hospitals, two each at Southcoast Health and Lifespan Corp., have been named “Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence” by Healthgrades Operating...

Congressional spending bill extends CHIP, RIte Care funding 6 years

PROVIDENCE— Congress’s spending bill that extended federal services through Feb. 8 on Monday also funded the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, for six...
BROWN UNIVERSITY'S vision for Rhode Island health care would put Women and Infants and Butler under Lifespan's management. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown University vision for R.I. health care would gather specialty hospitals...

PROVIDENCE — Brown University’s vision of health care in Rhode Island would concentrate all the state’s specialty hospitals under Lifespan Corp.’s management after their...
THE SEC HAS RULED that AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp. must allow shareholders to propose disclosing executive pay clawbacks related to opioid distribution misconduct. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DHIRAJ SINGH

SEC: Drug distributor must allow shareholder vote on opioid-related clawback disclosure

PROVIDENCE— State Treasurer Seth Magaziner and national coalition Investors for Opioid Transparency have won an U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ruling that AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp....
MULTIPLE RHODE ISLAND communities are suing opioid manufacturers and distributors as public nuisances. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/KIYOSHI OTA

R.I. communities sue opioid manufacturers, distributors as public nuisances

PROVIDENCE — Fourteen Rhode Island communities led by Lt. Gov. Dan McKee are filing a public nuisance lawsuit against five of the largest pharmaceutical...
UNIVERSITY MEDICINE WAS named Business of the Year for 2017 by the East Providence Area Chamber of Commerce. Pictured, from left: Laura McNamara, executive director of the East Providence Area Chamber of Commerce; Dr. Angela M. Caliendo, vice president, director of general internal medicine at University Medicine; and Arthur Dwyer, chair of the East Providence Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors. / COURTESY NEWBERRY PUBLIC RELATIONS & MARKETING INC.

EPACC names University Medicine ‘Business of the Year’ for 2017

EAST PROVIDENCE – University Medicine, one of the largest nonprofit multispecialty medical groups in Rhode Island, has been named “Business of the Year” by...
DR. KRISTEN A. MATTESON was recently named director of the Division of Research for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. / COURTESY WOMEN & INFANTS HOSPITAL

Five Questions With: Dr. Kristen A. Matteson

Dr. Kristen A. Matteson, of Barrington, recently named director of the Division of Research for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Warren Alpert Medical...
MARC SALOIS has been named chief revenue officer at Hooper Holmes Inc., provider of biometric examination services. / COURTESY HOOPER HOLMES

Hooper Holmes names Salois chief revenue officer

HOPKINTON – Hooper Holmes Inc., the largest provider of biometric examination services, has named Marc Salois, of Hopkinton, chief revenue officer of the Olathe,...
KEVIN SPLAINE has been named executive vice president of care integration and management at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. / COURTESY BCBSRI

Splaine to lead BCBSRI care integration effort

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has named Kevin Splaine executive vice president of care integration and management, leading the...
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