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200 EMPLOYEES of Ocean State companies and organizations that have been named Well Workplaces marched from the downtown to the State House for the ceremony. /

R.I. designated nation’s first ‘Well State’

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island yesterday was designated the nation’s first “Well State” by the Wellness Councils of America. The Worksite Wellness Council of Rhode...
THE STATE BIRD lends a hand with the R.I. DLT's worker's comp awareness campaign. /

DLT launches workers’ comp awareness drive

CRANSTON – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training today launched a statewide campaign to educate employers and employees about their rights and responsibilities...

CVS/Caremark March sales climb 7%

Woonsocket-based CVS/Caremark Corp. reports that sales in March at stores open at least a year increased 7 percent on demand for generic drugs, with...
GOV. DONALD L. CARCIERI , joining in announcing the new insurance plans, says the 'wellness' plans will give smaller firms 'the leverage of big businesses.' /

Employer-built ‘wellness’ plans

How much does your company spend on health insurance, and what does it get in return? How would you like to pay $309 per...
'ONE OF THE STRENGTHS of this council ... is our ability to come up with a consensus on strategy,' Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts told the Small Business Advisory Council. /

Advocacy council makes health care a focus

Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts opened the first Small Business Advocacy Council meeting of her term, on March 29, with a focus on health...

Make insurers collect co-pays and deductibles

There was more bad news for businesses on future health care costs recently. Soon health care is expected to consume one in every five...
FROM LEFT, Gabrielle Amadon, a patient at Hasbro Children?s Hospital, with Dr. Joseph Amaral, the hospital?s president and CEO, patient Juan Filipo, and Jim Hall, president and CEO of Children?s Miracle Network. /

Hasbro Children’s Hospital joins <br> nationwide alliance

Hasbro Children’s Hospital has partnered with the Children’s Miracle Network, an alliance of premier pediatric hospitals dedicated to saving and improving the lives of...
DR. JOSEPH AMARAL /

President Joseph Amaral to leave R.I. Hospital

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Joseph Amaral, Rhode Island Hospital’s president and CEO since April 2000, today announced he will step down as CEO effective June...

ER Card developers attract ‘angel’ investors

WEST WARWICK – Health care investment group Angel Health Strategies LLC of Providence has teamed up with electronic medical records vendor Professional Records Inc.,...
THE NEONATAL Intensive Care Unit at Women & Infants Hospital, above, is slated for replacement with a state-of-the-art facility. The hospital's $20 million Onward  capital campaign will also help finance more inpatient rooms for obstetrics patients. /

Women & Infants to seek public donations

PROVIDENCE – Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island today announced that it is about to embark on the public phase of its $20...
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Wednesday December 5, 2018

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