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CVS Caremark CEO Ryan received $26.1M last year

CVS Caremark Corp. CEO Thomas Ryan received $26.1 million in compensation in 2007 as the largest U.S. drugstore chain by number of stores increased...
FROM LEFT: Bill Hatfield, Rhode president of Bank of America Rhode Island, and event chair for the Hasbro 2008 Gala; Tedy Bruschi, linebacker of the New England Patriots and recipient of the Hasbro Children’s Hospital 2008 Inspiration and Recovery Award; and Al Verrecchia, chief executive officer, Hasbro Inc., and honorary co-chair for the Hasbro 2008 Gala. /

Children’s Hospital gala has award-worthy night

Hasbro Children’s Hospital raised more than $900,000 to fund critical programs and services for patients and their families at the annual premier fundraiser for...

Moyer, VNA partner for new kids program

The Visiting Nurse Association of Southeastern Massachusetts Inc.’s Hospice & Palliative Care program is partnering with The Moyer Foundation to offer a bereavement camp...

Nurse’s hair care is inappropriate

To the editor, the March 24-30 issue of the Providence Business News, an article about the ICU Collaborative effort to reduce infections at hospitals...
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U.S. payrolls shrink for third straight month

WASHINGTON – U.S. nonfarm payrolls shrank by 80,000 jobs last month, after losing a revised 76,000 per month in January and February, the U.S....

Keith Hovan to take helm <br>at Southcoast Hospitals

FALL RIVER – Health care executive and clinician Keith A. Hovan, currently executive vice president and chief operating officer at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut,...
KENT HOSPITAL in Warwick has won state permission to begin performing angioplasties, despite its lack of a cardiac surgery program. But Dr. David R. Gifford, the state health director, imposed strict limits on the program. /

State OKs angioplasties at Kent Hospital;<br> Landmark asks to stop doing heart...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health yesterday agreed to allow Kent Hospital to begin performing angioplasties without setting up a cardiac surgery program.In...

Lincoln among FSB ‘Best Places to Live and Launch’

LINCOLN – The Town of Lincoln has been ranked among the nation’s “100 Best Places to Live and Launch” by Fortune Small Business Magazine,...
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IPOs for tech and other startups hit 5-year low

ARLINGTON, Va. – Just five startups backed by U.S. venture capital firms staged initial public offerings in the first three months of the year,...

R.I. ‘Cure Kids’ Cancer’ radiothon raises $700K

PROVIDENCE – Last week’s “Cure Kids’ Cancer” raised $700,000 to support pediatric cancer treatment and research at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, the hospital announced today....
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