Health Services

Raimondo flexes political muscle

By halting a proposed acquisition of Care New England Health System by Boston-based Partners HealthCare, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is showing leadership despite the...

Legal ‘gray area’ surrounds CBD-infused food and beverages

2018 was a busy year for the cannabis industry in the Northeast. Vermont legalized recreational marijuana, while Massachusetts saw the opening of its first...
A BULLY PULPIT? Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has taken an active role in trying to get Lifespan and Care New England to complete a merger they have tried twice before, spending political capital that she has seemed reluctant to do in the past.
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A more muscular Raimondo is a good thing for Rhode Island

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has stepped in and told Rhode Island’s two health care systems – Lifespan Corp. and Care New England Health System...
FASHIONABLE: The staff at Big Brothers Big Sisters of R.I. model T-shirts featuring the agency’s new logo, highlighting a national branding effort. 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island

Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 9. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode IslandHow would you describe the culture of your...
OUT TO THE BALLGAME: Healthcentric staff members gather for a barbeque and a Red Sox game at Fenway Park in 2018.
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Healthcentric Advisors Inc.

Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 14. Healthcentric Advisors Inc.What are your requirements for employees to update and augment their job...

New Bedford files opioid lawsuit against drug manufacturers, distributors

NEW BEDFORD – The city has filed suit against the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors in the United States for their role in the...
MEETING THEIR MATCH: Staff members at MAS Medical Staffing dress in pink as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.
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MAS Medical Staffing

Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 21. MAS Medical StaffingWhat three words best describe your staff? Ambitious, dedicated, passionate.How do you...
QUALITY PEOPLE: Rhode Island Quality Institute surprised its employees this year by rewarding them with a paid employee-recognition day. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND QUALITY INSTITUTE

Rhode Island Quality Institute

Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 18. Rhode Island Quality InstituteHow would you describe the culture of your workplace? RIQI’s culture...
PRIDE OF PLACE: Providence Community Health Centers staff members say they’re No. 1 at the 2018 PBN Best Places To Work awards dinner. 
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Providence Community Health Centers Inc.

Best Places to Work 2019 | LARGE COMPANIES (150-499 employees): 9. Providence Community Health Centers Inc.What are your requirements for employees to update and...
MINI LINKS: Brown Medicine staff members play miniature golf at Mulligan’s Island in Cranston during an employee event last summer.
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Brown Medicine

Best Places to Work 2019 | LARGE COMPANIES (150-499 employees): 6. Brown MedicineWhat modifications have you made to your workplace to support employee wellness?...
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