Friday, January 21, 2022


Health Services

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...

Urciuoli, Celona, Driscoll to serve prison sentences

A federal judge last Wednesday sentenced Robert A. Urciuoli, former president and CEO of Roger Williams Medical Center, to 36 months in prison, and...
MEETING STREET Kindergartners Nelson Lassalle, left, and Kari Allen, who do not have disabilities, play with an ice cream shop toy set that provides physical therapy. /

Toys offer new approach to kids’ physical therapy

State grant gives boost to collaborative effort A team of local engineers, doctors, industrial designers and technology professionals is working to develop toys designed to...

Business success today is a collective endeavor

The buzzword in economic development circles is collaboration. It is a recognition that the challenges facing new product or service development – especially for...

<i>Hospitals demand rational management</i>

If the state's community hospitals were public companies, they would all be trading as penny stocks by now. Kent Hospital, for example, is hemorrhaging...
LYNNE M. DUNPHY has been named the first holder of the URI College of Nursing's new Routhier Chair of Practice. /

URI getting $0.5M to fund Routhier Chair of nursing

KINGSTON VILLAGE – The University of Rhode Island’s College of Nursing today announced that a new faculty chair has been established, through a $500,000...
'WE MUST TAKE immediate steps to deal with this situation,' says Mark E. Crevier, the hospital's president and CEO. /

Kent’s financial woes tied to industry-wide trends

Spiraling bad debt puts hospitals in a tight spot As of this week, executives and staff physicians at Kent Hospital earn 8.5 percent less than...

Pledge puts business behind ‘value-driven’ system

Local employers urged to join national effort With encouragement from Gov. Donald L. Carcieri, a half-dozen Rhode Island employers signed a "statement of support" on...

Memorial to test patient ‘portal’ for health records

As Dr. Charles Eaton sees it, electronic medical records could make a huge difference in many ways, but most of all, when put in...

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