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Eleanor Slater receives national accreditation after preliminary denial

PROVIDENCE – After issuing a preliminary denial to accredit the Eleanor Slater Hospital system, The Joint Commission has reaccredited the state-run hospital system, Gov....
FOUNDED 35 YEARS AGO to help other organizations develop their medical devices, the Providence-based Ximedica was recently acquired by the Summit Partners-backed Veranex to provide end-to-end, concept-through-commercialization services. / Courtesy of Veranex.

Providence-based Ximedica acquired by medical technology pipeline service

PROVIDENCE – Ximedica, founded 35 years ago to help other organizations develop their medical devices, was recently acquired by a newly formed North Carolina...

Five Questions With: Dr. Karen Tashima

Dr. Karen Tashima, an infectious diseases specialist, is director of clinical trials at The Miriam Hospital’s immunology center. She is leading a phase three...

Thrive Behavioral Health donates backpacks, money to students returning to school

WARWICK – Just before Rhode Island students began heading back to the classroom, Thrive Behavioral Health distributed nearly 100 backpacks and hundreds of dollars...

Husch Blackwell opens Providence office in partnership with Summit Health Law

PROVIDENCE – National law firm Husch Blackwell, partnering with Summit Health Law Partners, formerly known as Barrett & Singal, has opened a new office...

University Orthopedics teams up with Crossroads RI to ensure children have...

NORTH KINGSTOWN – University Orthopedics’ Charitable Giving Committee teamed up with Crossroads Rhode Island recently to hand out hundreds of backpacks to kids heading...

Should Gov. Daniel J. McKee allow some exemptions to a COVID-19...

The Rhode Island Partnership for Home Care is projecting hundreds of resignations from home care nurses, allied health professionals, social workers, physical therapists, occupational...

Care New England announces 2 leadership promotions

PROVIDENCE – Care New England Health System has announced two promotions within its top leadership. Dr. Raymond O. Powrie has been named chief clinical officer...
EASING THE PROCESS: As the director of specialty pharmacy and 340B for Care New England Health System in Providence, Leslie Pires coordinates working with doctors and insurance companies, advising for patients to make sure they are responding to medications, navigating side effects and getting answers to their questions. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Leslie Pires

PBN 2021 Leaders & Achievers Awards Leslie Pires | Director of specialty pharmacy and 340B, Care New England Health System Leslie Pires had a conversation...
INSPIRED: Virginia Magnan, clinical director at HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence, was inspired to leave her career in the nonprofit sector and return to school to get her nursing degree to work in hospice care after seeing in-home hospice caregivers provide services for her parents before they died. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Virginia Magnan

PBN 2021 Leaders & Achievers Awards Virginia Magnan | Clinical director, HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center Warwick native Virginia ­Magnan was working in the nonprofit sector...

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