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St. Anne’s cancer program again commended

FALL RIVER – The cancer care program at St. Anne’s Hospital has been granted three-year approval with commendation by the American College of Surgeons’...

CVS, Caremark sweeten offer to $26.3B

CVS Corp. (NYSE: CVS) and Caremark Rx Inc. (NYSE: CMX) today announced “enhancements” to their planned merger in response to rival Express Scripts’ (Nasdaq:...

RWH cancer program commended

PROVIDENCE – The cancer program at Roger Williams Medical Center has been granted a three-year approval with commendation by the American College of Surgeons,...
CAREMARK can hold its March 16 shareholder vote on the CVS offer, a Delaware judge ruled. Above, CVS' Tom Ryan, left, with Caremark's Mac Crawford, who would be chairman of  CVS/Caremark. /

Caremark vote on CVS deal to proceed;<br> Express Scripts boosts its...

Express Scripts Inc. (Nasdaq: ESRX) last night boosted its hostile takeover bid for Caremark Rx Inc. (NYSE: CMX). Express Scripts said it will raise...

Charest promoted to president of Landmark

WOONSOCKET – The promotion of Richard R. Charest to president of Landmark Medical Center was announced by CEO Gary J. Gaube. Charest, of North Smithfield,...
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R.I. state government among<br> WELCOA’s 2006 ‘Well Workplaces’

PROVIDENCE – The state government has been honored by the Wellness Councils of America (WELCOA) as a Well Workplace, for its “Get Fit, Rhode...
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KBL approves Summer Infant acquisition

NEW YORK – KBL Healthcare Acquisition Corp. II stockholders approved the company’s acquisition of Summer Infant Inc. at a special meeting today. The...
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Blue Cross campaign seeks to educate consumers

A man reads the labels on two bottles. “Same active ingredients, but one has a much lower price,” he notes. He tosses the pricier...

Study to evaluate ethnic, racial disparities in care

Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island and two partners have received a two-year, $261,000 grant from a research and tracking program funded by the...
PROF. ELLEN McCARTY has been awarded a Fullbright grant. /

Salve professor to work on Canadian project

Ellen McCarty, a nursing professor at Salve Regina University, has been awarded a Fulbright Senior Specialists grant in public/global health at the University of...

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