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The outgoing chief medical officer for Eleanor Slater Hospital, Dr. Brian Daly, wrote a 16-page letter on Saturday, July 31, 2021, against a recently released report commissioned by the R.I. Office of Health and Human Services, disputing its conclusions that the facility was poorly managed, decrying "overt falsehoods" and claiming the authors were biased. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, AND HOSPITALS

Former Slater CMO blasts ‘biased’ hospital study

PROVIDENCE – He's not leaving quietly. The outgoing chief medical officer for Eleanor Slater Hospital, Dr. Brian Daly, is sounding off against a recently released report...
NEW YORK-BASED Tonix Pharmaceuticals in building an development center in the Dartmouth section of the New Bedford Business Park.

Biopharma firm to build R&D center in Dartmouth with 70 jobs

DARTMOUTH – A publicly traded clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company based in New York is preparing to construct a 45,000-square-foot research and manufacturing plant in the...

R.I. Alzheimer’s expert among group offering guidance on groundbreaking treatment

PROVIDENCE – A Rhode Island doctor was among a group of leading Alzheimer’s disease experts who presented detailed guidance last week on the use...

Five Questions With: K.C. Meleski

K.C. Meleski is vice president of sales at CME Corp., a medical equipment supplier based in Warwick. The company, which distributes more than 2...

Butler names associate chief nursing officer

PROVIDENCE – A registered nurse who’s spent nearly 20 years in psychiatric nursing has been appointed associate chief nursing officer at Butler Hospital. Andrea McGinn...

Brown School of Public Health tracks hospitals’ vaccine mandates for employees

PROVIDENCE – The Brown University School of Public Health has launched a new project intended to keep track of hospitals across the country that...

Neighborhood Health raises $8.5K for ALS in CEO Soak event

SMITHFIELD – Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island employees raised more than $8,500 for the ALS Association Rhode Island Chapter by dunking their CEO...
THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND announced Wednesday that it recommends universal mask wearing in schools, regardless of vaccination status. / AP FILE PHOTO/ROGELIO V. SOLIS

Do you agree with the state’s recommendation for universal mask use...

The state on July 28 said it is recommending universal mask use within K-12 school settings, regardless of vaccination status, when the new school...

Lifespan Cancer Institute names director of breast oncology

PROVIDENCE – A national breast cancer expert has been appointed director of breast oncology at the Lifespan Cancer Institute. Dr. Stephanie Graff is the former...

R.I. recommending universal mask wearing in schools

PROVIDENCE – With COVID-19 cases on the rise in Rhode Island, the state on Wednesday said it is recommending universal mask use within school...

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