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A TECHNICIAN examines one of the textiles that Biomedical Structures creates for use within the human body. /

Medical market demand fuels local firm’s success

A local medical components company that manufactures textiles used in sutures, heart stents and other medical procedures recently doubled the size of its operation...

National Grid pandemic flu plans serve as models

As this year’s flu season begins – the third since the World Health Organization issued a dramatic warning that a deadly strain of bird...

R.I. gets $600K from OxyContin settlement

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Medicaid Fraud Unit has recovered $589,310 from the federal government’s OxyContin settlement, Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch said last Tuesday....
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It’s time for Rhode Island to take bold action.

We live in cynical times. We believe principle is rarely part of the process in politics. We question the sincerity of our elected leaders;...
LCD SCREENS, like this one installed by BMI Technologies in the gift shop at The Breakers, help the Preservation Society to market other aspects of its programming. /

Digital ‘signs’ let retailers unleash their creativity

Visitors to the Newport Mansions don’t just get to browse through souvenirs and books about the city and the properties they are visiting. On...
DR. MICHAEL FINE and his patient/co-author hope their vision for community-based health care will help shift the public debate.
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Making primary care nexus of the new community

Dr. Michael Fine is an old-fashioned primary care physician. As physician operating officer of Hillside Avenue Family and Community Medicine in Pawtucket, he has...
LAURA ADAMS, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Quality Institute, combines the perspective of a nurse with the business savvy of former mentor W. Edwards Deming. /

Spreading the quality gospel across R.I., the nation

This is the fourth in a series of 12 PBN articles focusing on the backgrounds, challenges and successes of some of the area’s most...

R.I. to get $8.3M in federal drug-treatment aid

WARWICK – Rhode Island will receive $8.3 million over the next three years to help provide substance-abuse treatment and recovery services, according to a...

Brown med student one of 2007 ‘Angels Among Us’

DUBLIN, N.H. – Brown University medical student Rajiv Kumar, 24, of Providence, is one of five New Englanders featured by Yankee Magazine in its...

UnitedHealth 3Q profit rises 15% to $1.28B

MINNETONKA, Minn. – UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), the nation’s largest health insurer, today reported a 15-percent increase in third-quarter earnings, as an increase in profitability...
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