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DR. ANDREA ARENA, shown here speaking with a patient, built her practice around the concept of developing relationships with patients. /

Doctors take big leap, go small

In today’s health care environment, spending a full hour to discuss your health with a physician is virtually impossible. And don’t even think that...
ERIC PELSER, sales manager for Community Fruitland Inc., said that local colleges, including Providence College and Salve Regina University, have been looking for produce supplies. /

Nutritious food finds home in schools, workplaces

Cafeteria food has never had a reputation for being particularly appealing or healthy, but the negative perception is changing rapidly as more food providers...

Landmark CEO Gaube to leave hospital at year’s end

Landmark Medical Center CEO Gary J. Gaube announced last week that he plans to leave the hospital at the end of this year, ending...

Editorial Cartoon: Imposter Syndrome

A man lies on a couch while his psychiatrist tells him: “Your fear of being publicly exposed as a fraud is a stress-related disorder...

Cutting care for illegal immigrants <br> won’t improve the nation’s health

The 2004 movie “A Day Without a Mexican” alarmed the nation’s non-Mexican employers. Many restaurants, landscape services, factories, hotels and retailers would close without...

A decade on, R.I. is setting the pace<br> in many quality-of-care measures

Hospitals in Rhode Island and throughout the nation must and should increasingly become “transparent” in virtually all areas – quality, patient satisfaction, finance, etc....

Five Questions With: Dr. Audrey R. Tyrka

A team led by Dr. Audrey R. Tyrka, associate director of the Mood Disorders Program at Butler Hospital, has just published research in the...

Teamsters offer ‘full support’ to Lifespan-CNE merger

EAST PROVIDENCE – Teamsters Local 251, the largest bargaining unit at Lifespan, covering 2,300 workers at Rhode Island Hospital, last week announced its “full...

Study: Growing number of U.S. workers <br> have serious long-term health issues

BETHESDA, Md. – The number of working-age U.S. adults with major chronic conditions grew by 25 percent between 1997 and 2006, a new study...

R.I. taps hospital-deals expert <br> for key Health Department post

PROVIDENCE – A lawyer with an expertise in hospital administration, hospital mergers and acquisitions, managed-care deals and health care systems oversight has been hired...
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