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Rhode Island Hospital honors contributors at celebration dinner

PROVIDENCE – A crowd of more than 500 attended Rhode Island Hospital’s “President’s Pursuit of Excellence Dinner,” in which several contributors were honored and...
CARETAKER: Jo Ellen Mistarz is the executive director of The Village Common of Rhode Island, which has its office at Hamilton House in Providence and connects seniors with volunteer services. Despite the thousands of elderly people in Rhode Island, Mistarz says only about 200 are members of organizations such as the Providence Village, which is part of the Village Common. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Movement to help elders ‘age in place’ expanding in R.I.

For Anne Connor, a volunteer with the nonprofit Providence Village of Rhode Island since its inception in 2015, giving rides to elderly members isn’t...

The status quo on health care is a sure disaster

Cassandra, of Greek mythology, predicted disaster. As Democrats debate Medicare for All versus the public option versus expanded “Obamacare” versus a yet-unnamed option, the...

Commitment to diversity and inclusion a major part of CVS’ mission...

PBN Diversity & Inclusion Awards 2019 HEALTH CARE: CVS Health Corp. AS ONE OF the nation’s premier health innovation companies serving more than 100 million...
$500,000 grant from the Aetna Foundation to Nicole Dufresne, CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence. The grants will support efforts to prevent youths from misusing tobacco drugs and alcohol and from engaging in premature sexual activity. / COURTESY AETNA FOUNDATION

Aetna Foundation grants Boys & Girls Club of Providence $500K

PROVIDENCE – The Aetna Foundation, a private foundation of CVS Heath Corp. has granted $500,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Providence, the...
RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL and Hasbro Children's Hospital President Margaret M. Van Bree will depart her role effective Dec. 31. / COURTESY LIFESPAN CORP.

Van Bree to exit role as head of R.I. Hospital, Hasbro...

PROVIDENCE – Margaret M. Van Bree, president of Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital, will depart from her role effective Dec. 31, according...
LIFESPAN CORP. ended fiscal year 2019 with a $23 million operating loss.

Lifespan posts $23M operating loss in FY 2019

PROVIDENCE – Lifespan Corp. on Wednesday reported a $23 million operating loss for fiscal 2019, following a $30.9 million profit the previous year, and...

CNE posts $3.8M profit for fiscal 2019

PROVIDENCE - Care New England Health System ended fiscal 2019 on a positive note, on Tuesday reporting a $3.8 million profit following significant losses...

RIDOH launches campaign urging proper use of antibiotics

PROVIDENCE – In reaction to a recently released report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the R.I. Department of Health has announced...

Five Questions With: Dr. Elizabeth Goldberg

Dr. Elizabeth Goldberg is an emergency medicine doctor with Brown Physicians Inc. and an attending physician at The Miriam and Rhode Island hospitals. Earlier...
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