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SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR Robert A. Rabiner won 2007 Innovator of the Year honors for the light-activated glue system his latest startup, IlluminOss, uses to stabilize shattered bone.  /

IlluminOss Medical raises $11M for clinical trials

EAST PROVIDENCE – A local developer of minimally invasive technology for the treatment of bone fractures has raised $11.02 million it hopes will help...

BSBSRI: OTC pilot program saves patients $260K

PROVIDENCE and INDIANAPOLIS – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island members saved $260,000 in copayments through a WellPoint NextRx pilot program that...

‘Hospital Compare’ tool expanded substantially

PROVIDENCE - Most of the time, in an emergency, patients end up at the hospital closest to them. But often, they have a choice...

RIte Care cuts would yield 7 cents on the dollar

NEWPORT – A new report by a national nonprofit advocacy group shows each dollar cut from the RIte Care program would yield only 7...

Medicare Part D premiums rise slightly, <br>cost-sharing increases

WASHINGTON – The Kaiser Family Foundation last week issued new analyses of Medicare Part D program data from the federal government that show average...

Unetixs in full production of Revo diagnostic tool

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Unetixs Vascular Inc., a medical device maker specializing in cardiovascular disease diagnostics, last week announced that it is in full production...

New data show teen drinking down in Massachusetts

BOSTON – New data from a youth health survey administered by the Mass. Department of Public Health and the Mass. Department of Education show...

Actress Lorraine Bracco to speak at Butler

PROVIDENCE – Lorraine Bracco, the actress who portrayed mobster Tony Soprano’s psychiatrist, Dr. Jennifer Melfi, on the HBO series “The Sopranos,” will be the...

Lyme disease expert to speak in Providence

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Bernard Raxlen, an internationally recognized Lyme disease expert, will speak about the latest scientific data on prevention, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment...
SRINIVAS SRIDHAR, Northeastern University's physics department chair, speaks during Saturday's Northeast Bioengineering Conference held at Brown University. /

Brown hosts regional bioengineering conference

PROVIDENCE - To really understand nanomaterials, engineer them and put them to work fighting disease and saving lives, you need to have technology that...
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