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SHAD AHMED oversaw the URI EMS’s transition to a new $1.4 million headquarters and has helped secure federal and state grants for upgrades. /

URI volunteer EMS team should <br>pursue federal standard

Shad Ahmed has been part of the largely volunteer University of Rhode Island Emergency Medical Services team since he was a freshman in 2000....

Veteran St. Joseph Health exec is new CEO

NORTH PROVIDENCE – St. Joseph Health Services of Rhode Island has named John M. Fogarty, its acting CEO since last year, to serve as...

Providence pharmacy closed by authorities

PROVIDENCE – Prime Drug Inc., a pharmacy at 613 Cranston St., was shut down by the state May 5 after it was allegedly tied...

R.I. Hospital expands mammography services

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Hospital has added a new screening center within its Anne C. Pappas Center for Breast Imaging to meet increasing demand...

New Caritas Christi CEO names executive team

BOSTON – Caritas Christi Health Care, the Catholic health care system that includes St. Anne’s Hospital in Fall River, has announced the first members...

Brown Univ. study offers insights into arrhythmia

PROVIDENCE – A new study by researchers at Brown University provides new insights into the molecular mechanisms that cause arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat, and...

Bill seeks legislator copay for insurance

PROVIDENCE – A bill before the Rhode Island House would require state legislators to pay a share of the medical, dental and vision plans...
FLOW CHARTS help parents find the information they need, from advice for dealing with a mental health crisis to help deciding if their moody teenager is normal. /

Bradley Hospital, state create guide <br> to children’s mental health care

EAST PROVIDENCE – Bradley Hospital and the R.I. Department of Health have teamed up to create a one-stop resource for parents who have questions...
THE SITE provides information about behavioral health services, laws, and related news, as well as communication tools. /

Network of Care for Behavioral Health<br> short-listed for major international award

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Network of Care for Behavioral Health, an online resource launched last June through a collaboration between the Rhode Island...

Kent, CCRI to host lecture on ‘super bug’

WARWICK – Amid growing public awareness of MRSA, the “super bug” resistant to many antibiotics, Kent Hospital has organized a community education program on...
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