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SMOOTH RIDE: Elijah Matthews, left, and Xavier Rivera work in central transport at Rhode Island Hospital in 2018. The job, often filled in the summer by interns, involves moving patients and equipment.
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Hospital summer programs start young interns on career path

For high school and college students, summer break doesn’t usually conjure up images of hospitals and medical offices.In the so-called “new economy” of the...
MOVING UP: The former Providence Phoenix newspaper office at 150 Chestnut St., Providence, was recently converted into new offices for New England Medical Innovation Center. NEMIC moved up the street from its former office at 116 Chestnut St. / PBN PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

New England Medical Innovation Center workspace rises from former Phoenix newspaper...

New England Medical Innovation Center | 150 Chestnut St., 2nd Floor, ProvidenceDeveloper and general contractor: New England Medical Innovation Center Architect and interior designer: Maey...

Spears taking the reins at CPNRI

TINA SPEARS was recently named executive director of Community Provider Network of Rhode Island, an organization that supports more than 3,500 Rhode Islanders with...
A REPORT from the American Clinical Laboratory Association said that in 2018, the clinical laboratory industry had a direct economic impact of $191.3 million.

Report: Clinical laboratories sector has $191.3M direct economic impact in 2018

PROVIDENCE – The clinical laboratories sector had a $191.3 million direct economic impact in Rhode Island in 2018, according to a new report from...
DR. C. JAMES SUNG has been appointed executive chief of pathology and laboratory medicine at Care New England. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND

Sung to head CNE’s pathology and laboratory department

PROVIDENCE – Care New England has announced that its interim chief of pathology and laboratory medicine has been appointed head of the department.Dr. C....
DR. STEVEN LAMPERT is president of Lifespan Physician Group. /COURTESY LIFESPAN

Five Questions With: Dr. Steven Lampert

As president of Lifespan Physician Group, Dr. Steven Lampert leads more than 700 health care providers across Rhode Island. Lampert, a longtime cardiologist and...
TWO BROWN PHYSICIANS INC. faculty members received honors for emergency medicine contributions from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.

Brown Physicians faculty members honored for emergency medicine contributions

PROVIDENCE – Two faculty members from Brown Physicians Inc. have received national recognition for their work in emergency medicine.The Society for Academic Emergency Medicine...
KENT HOSPITAL’S Women’s Care Center team members are now able to give newborns donated pasteurized breast milk as a supplement until their own mothers’ milk is available. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND

Kent Hospital launches donor breast milk program

A new program at Kent Hospital’s Women’s Care Center allows breastfeeding newborns to receive supplemental donated pasteurized breast milk until their own mother’s milk...
DISPENSERS WITH free sunscreen are to appear at all Rhode Island beaches this summer. /COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

Free sunscreen available at R.I. beaches

PROVIDENCE – Beach-goers in Rhode Island will have access to free sunscreen this summer thanks to a partnership between the state and a sunscreen...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO has announced $500,000 in federally-funded grants to seven Rhode Island entities to help older Rhode Islanders and residents with disabilities in their communities. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Raimondo announces $500K to assist seniors and disabled Rhode Islanders

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced $500,000 in grants to seven Rhode Island entities to help older Rhode Islanders and residents with disabilities...
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