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Landmark seeking to sell stake in Rehab Hospital

A St. Louis-based company that specializes in rehabilitative care is seeking to buy a majority stake in the Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island, in...
DR. WILLIAM J. BELIVEAU and nurses Caroline DiGiulio, left, and Laurie Boucher devote their medical practice entirely to pharmaceutical trials, a decision they say allows them to do a better job of monitoring and record-keeping. /

A connection that validates clinical trials

Dr. William J. Beliveau developed a passion for medical research as a resident decades ago, and while he’s made his career as an internist...

Change is a constant in health care field

Two unrelated stories show two sides of the complex reality of health care in America. With continuing operating deficits, exacerbated by changes in Medicare reimbursements,...
A NEW ENTITY, RHRI LLC, owned by RehabCare Group with a minority stake by Landmark, would manage the hospital under the plan announced yesterday by hospital and company officials. /

Landmark to sell majority stake in RHRI

ST. LOUIS, Mo. and WOONSOCKET – The Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island in North Smithfield, now a division of Landmark Health Systems Inc.,...

Amgen offers fast-paced, engaging workplace

Amgen Inc.’s Rhode Island team has much to be proud of, and being named one of the state’s Best Places To Work was an...

BCBSRI serves customers by serving workers

Employees at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island do not expect monetary rewards or trips in exchange for good work. Instead, the...

Meaningful work adds to Perspectives’ appeal

Employees of Perspectives Corp. don’t just enjoy summer outings, large bonuses and career growth opportunities; theirs is a great place to work, they say,...

South County, Westerly hospitals <br> consider joining forces

Top executives from South County and Westerly hospitals, both grappling with mounting financial difficulties, say they are considering the possibility of joining forces. Talks between...

A new way to deal with emphysema

Rhode Island Hospital is one of the first testing sites for a new treatment for emphysema that requires inserting fingertip-sized umbrella-shaped devices into the...

Giving African doctors a boost

In Liberia, where the government health care system has a budget that’s 12 percent of what it was 12 years ago, there are 27...
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