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ACA keeps R.I. healthy

As the CEO of the largest health center in Rhode Island, I am acutely aware of the impact of rising health care costs on...

Majzun leaves Women & Infants Hospital

PROVIDENCE – The president and chief operating officer of Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island has resigned after serving in the role for...
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Five Questions With Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott

5Q: Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott | Director, R.I. Department of Health1. What do residents who live in a state-designated “health equity zone” get that...
DR, JAMES E. FANALE, president and CEO of Care New England Health System, says a new ambulatory care center and renovations to current facilities may take place as a result of a merger with Partners HealthCare. PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

CNE: Merger could mean more outpatient care

Updated at 9:46 a.m., April 12PROVIDENCE – Care New England may offer more outpatient services if the group’s proposed acquisition by Boston-based Partners HealthCare...
JEFF BRIZZOLARA, chief clinical officer at Virgin Pulse, has been recognized as Wellness Ambassador of the Year by the Wellness 360 Conference. / COURTESY VIRGIN PULSE

Virgin Pulse’s Brizzolara named Wellness Ambassador of the Year by wellness...

PROVIDENCE – Jeff Brizzolara, chief clinical officer for Virgin Pulse, has been recognized as Wellness Ambassador of the Year by the Wellness 360 Conference,...
AFTER GOING ON-AIR with his mother to share his story as a Hasbro Children’s Hospital, 7-year-old Kai Vitolo joined volunteers at the phone bank to take calls from donors during the hospital's annual radiothon last Thursday. / COURTESY HASBRO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL.

Hasbro Children’s Hospital radiothon brings in $428,190

PROVIDENCE – Hasbro Children's Hospital says it raised $428,190 during its annual radiothon last week in collaboration with Cumulus Providence stations WPRO-FM 92.3 ,...
RICK MAJZUN has resigned as president and chief operating officer of Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND

Majzun leaves Women & Infants Hospital

PROVIDENCE - The president and chief operating officer of Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island has resigned after serving in the role for...
THE FEDERAL JUDGE reviewing the CVS acquisition of Aetna has called for testimony from opponents of the deal, the Wall Street Journal reported. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

WSJ: Federal judge to hear testimony from opponents of CVS-Aetna deal

PROVIDENCE – U.S. District Judge Richard J. Leon has called for testimony from witnesses who object to the Justice Department’s decision to approve CVS...

FDA reports young e-cigarette users experiencing seizures

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Food and Drug and Administration reports some people who use e-cigarettes have experienced seizures, with most reports involving young people,...

Five Questions With: Dr. Elizabeth G. Nabel

In the midst of an expedited 90-day review by the R.I. Department of Health, the acquisition of Care New England Health System by Boston-based...
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