Thursday, April 22, 2021


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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...

Boston health care law firm opens local office

PROVIDENCE – Donoghue Barrett & Singal, which maintains one of the two largest health care law practices in Boston, is opening a Providence office...

Mass. leads nation, R.I. second in e-prescribing

NEW ORLEANS – An alliance of chain and independent pharmacies and SureScripts, a company that operates the national Pharmacy Health Information Exchange, last week...

Behavioral health parity<br> helps patients, saves costs

There is considerable discussion these days about the factors that drive up health care costs. But there is one factor that contributes only modestly,...
FROM LEFT, Michael Fanton, executive director of Ronald McDonald House, Bill Stamp and Karla Young, of the R.I. Farm Bureau, center, and Linda King, house manager of the Ronald McDonald House in Providence. /

Food drive aids Ronald McDonald House

As part of Food Check-Out Week, the R.I. Farm Bureau sponsored a food drive on behalf of Ronald McDonald House, a nonprofit that provides...
THE CENTRAL FALLS school district, among others, might have to join the state health insurance plan if the measure passes.  /

Bill would make schools<br> join state insurance plan

STATE HOUSE – A bill introduced in the General Assembly by Rep. Jan P. Malik (D-Dist. 67, Warren, Barrington), would require school districts to...

Westerly Hospital data breach affects 2,000

WESTERLY – Social Security numbers and other private data for about 2,000 Westerly Hospital patients were posted online, at a Web site that was...
NURSES at Rhode Island Hospital monitor a patient's condition via computer, where they also can track prescription data. /

R.I. honored as No. 2 in e-prescribing

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri today accepted a 2007 Safe-Rx Award on behalf of Rhode Island, which the contest ranked second nationwide in...

Pt. Judith capital raises $73M fund

PROVIDENCE – Point Judith Capital today announced it has raised $73 million with its most recent fund. The early-stage venture capital firm said it...
'THIS WAS a critical victory for our state and our kids, and I congratulate Attorney General Patrick Lynch and his legal team for their outstanding work,' said U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), who as attorney general initiated the first state lawsuit against paint makers. 

Paint makers must pay for R.I. lead cleanup

PROVIDENCE – Today at noon, Superior Court Judge Michael A. Silverstein ruled that Sherwin-Williams Co. and other former makers of lead paint must pay...

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