Thursday, December 2, 2021


Health Services

Bryant MBA program now offered at Lifespan

SMITHFIELD – Bryant University has entered into an agreement with Lifespan to offer its MBA program to Lifespan employees through on-site classes and weekly...

Low-cost and easy-to-use radon tests can save lives

Each year, nearly 20,000 people die across the country from lung cancer caused by exposure to radon. A common, but completely avoidable, way people...

Health care reform must center on the community

The health care crisis we face is real, and Rhode Islanders deserve an authentic solution. Employers are being priced out of the system and dropping...

R.I. 911 system reaches agreement with OnStar

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The R.I. E 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System Division’s executive director, Raymond LaBelle, this week announced an agreement between the system and...

$21.5M awarded in Newport wrongful-death suit

An R.I. Superior Court jury yesterday returned a $21.5 million verdict in a Newport wrongful-death suit. With interest, the award is expected to total...
Dr. James A. Balukjian /

Dr. James A. Balukjian

Dr. James A. Balukjian has been named dental director of Delta Dental of Rhode Island. He will provide clinical expertise and oversight for the...

Bradley Hospital docs listed among ‘best in America’

Six child psychiatrists from Bradley Hospital and the Bradley Hasbro Children's Research Center have been chosen for inclusion in the 2006 "Best Doctors in...
TOM O'BRIEN, right, manager of the EDS facility in Warwick, discusses electronic health records visuals with a project manager, Beth Perry. /

R.I. readies for online health data exchange pilot

The initial plan is modest: Create an online system that pools test results from Rhode Island's largest lab networks and prescription drug data from...

Warren Equities founder donates $100M to Brown

Medical school named after its new benefactor: A $100 million gift from The Warren Alpert Foundation, a private philanthropy in Providence established by...

EpiVax unveils a new vaccine

EpiVax Inc., a Providence-based biotechnology firm, last week announced it has developed a promising vaccine against tularemia. In animal studies at Rhode Island Hospital, the...

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