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Joint Commission warns against staff hostility

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. – The Joint Commission (www.JointCommission.org), which accredits health care organizations, issued a “sentinel event alert” this month warning that rude language...

Mass. bolsters investment oversight

BOSTON – The Mass. Public Health Council has unanimously approved new rules that strengthen oversight of hospital building projects and large high-tech purchases, the...

CVS plans to add 200 jobs on its corporate campus

WOONSOCKET – CVS Caremark Corp. plans to add more than 200 jobs on its corporate campus over the next few years. The company last week...
It is a simple, direct program that has seen dramatic results. /

Galli named new chairman of Adopt a Doctor

Andrew Galli has been named chairman of the board of directors at Adopt a Doctor. Most recently, Galli worked as the executive director of...
ASPRY SAID the treatment of cholesterol disorders has become increasingly complex. /

Five Questions With: Dr. Karen E. Aspry

Dr. Karen E. Aspry, director of the Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Program at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, recently became the first cardiologist in the...

Study: U.S. health costs rise,<br> access declines, outcomes lag

NEW YORK – A new national scorecard from The Commonwealth Fund shows the U.S. health care system has failed to improve overall in the...

Congress approves Reed child cancer legislation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate last week passed legislation sponsored by U.S. Sen. Jack Reed that will provide $150 million over five years to...

V.A.-Brown study looks at cancer prevention

PROVIDENCE – A Brown University professor and dermatologist at the Providence Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center has received a $10 million grant from...

Collegium closes on $20M equity financing round

CUMBERLAND – Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc. said last week that it has closed a $20 million Series D equity financing round led by Frazier Healthcare...

CVS to expand HQ in northern R.I.

WOONSOCKET – CVS Caremark Corp. (NYSE: CVS) today announced plans to expand its corporate headquarters in northern Rhode Island by constructing two 150,000-square-foot...
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