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R.I. 911 system reaches agreement with OnStar

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The R.I. E 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System Division’s executive director, Raymond LaBelle, this week announced an agreement between the system and...

$21.5M awarded in Newport wrongful-death suit

An R.I. Superior Court jury yesterday returned a $21.5 million verdict in a Newport wrongful-death suit. With interest, the award is expected to total...
Dr. James A. Balukjian /

Dr. James A. Balukjian

Dr. James A. Balukjian has been named dental director of Delta Dental of Rhode Island. He will provide clinical expertise and oversight for the...

Bradley Hospital docs listed among ‘best in America’

Six child psychiatrists from Bradley Hospital and the Bradley Hasbro Children's Research Center have been chosen for inclusion in the 2006 "Best Doctors in...
TOM O'BRIEN, right, manager of the EDS facility in Warwick, discusses electronic health records visuals with a project manager, Beth Perry. /

R.I. readies for online health data exchange pilot

The initial plan is modest: Create an online system that pools test results from Rhode Island's largest lab networks and prescription drug data from...

Warren Equities founder donates $100M to Brown

Medical school named after its new benefactor: A $100 million gift from The Warren Alpert Foundation, a private philanthropy in Providence established by...

EpiVax unveils a new vaccine

EpiVax Inc., a Providence-based biotechnology firm, last week announced it has developed a promising vaccine against tularemia. In animal studies at Rhode Island Hospital, the...

Urciuoli, Celona, Driscoll to serve prison sentences

A federal judge last Wednesday sentenced Robert A. Urciuoli, former president and CEO of Roger Williams Medical Center, to 36 months in prison, and...
MEETING STREET Kindergartners Nelson Lassalle, left, and Kari Allen, who do not have disabilities, play with an ice cream shop toy set that provides physical therapy. /

Toys offer new approach to kids’ physical therapy

State grant gives boost to collaborative effortA team of local engineers, doctors, industrial designers and technology professionals is working to develop toys designed to...

Business success today is a collective endeavor

The buzzword in economic development circles is collaboration. It is a recognition that the challenges facing new product or service development – especially for...
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