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Dr. James Schwartz, of Family Doctors of East Providence, is one of the principal partners of HealthAccessRI. The alliance currently has 21 doctors. /

Alliance makes primary care affordable, accessible

Dr. Lisa Denny and Dr. Andrea Arena worked in community health centers before going into private practice, and they’ve always believed health care should...

City could attract researchers

This could be the year that Providence realizes its strengths in businesses that are part of the “knowledge-based” economy and attracts more researchers and...
IMAGE AND RENDERING COURTESY VETERANS ADMINISTRATION MEDICAL CENTER
EARLY SKETCHES of the Veterans Administration Medical Center, shown above as a model and below as a rendering, will increase operating-room space to 14,700 sq. ft. from its current 8,200 sq. ft. /

Modern addition to Providence VA center planned

The initial plan for the upcoming addition to the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Providence has a markedly modern look, designed to make it...

Cuts to Medicaid would be borne by business owners

By now, we all know of the budget situation facing our state. Certainly some tough decisions and belt-tightening are inevitable and appropriate – but...
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Metro region must embrace innovation economy,<br> speakers tell ’08 Economic Outlook...

PROVIDENCE – During 2008, the economic vitality of Providence will depend on the increasingly-important role of its hospitals, its ability to attract outsiders and...
THE ACQUISITION of Sierra by UnitedHealth Group will be complete as of the close of business today, the two health insurers said in their joint announcement. /

UnitedHealth completes Sierra Health acquisition

MINNEAPOLIS and LAS VEGAS – UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) will complete its acquisition of Sierra Health Services Inc. (NYSE: SIE) by the close of business...

Patrick to lead N.E. in energy; lobbies for SCHIP

WASHINGTON – Mass. Gov. Deval L. Patrick was elected yesterday by the New England Governors’ Conference to serve as the regional group’s vice chairman...

The ‘healthy living’ section

This special section appeared in the print edition of Providence Business News on Feb. 25, 2008. The stories are linked below; they will be...

Exercise at work benefits worker, bottom line

Companies are catching on to the benefits of having healthy employees and encouraging them to take time during the work day to get...
GERI GIVANI leads a group in her “Forever Young” workout class at Work Out World in Warwick. The classes offer people 50 and older a chance to stay fit. /

Exercise translates into a body that ages well

The groups of silver-haired folks walking laps around the Providence Place mall before the stores open each morning must know that regular physical exercise...
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