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Community health center using electronic records

Blackstone Valley Community Health Care, a Pawtucket-based nonprofit that runs health clinics in Pawtucket and Central Falls, has adopted electronic medical records, bringing this...
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Dan Dwyer

Dan Dwyer has been named vice president of government healthcare solutions at Affiliated Computer Services.Dwyer will be responsible for leading the service delivery...
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Manufacturer focuses on health care, environment

As president and chief operating officer of Mereco, Philip M. Papoojian knows firsthand the challenges of running a small business and of being a...
MONTHLY EMPLOYMENT figures for Rhode Island for July 2006 to July 2007. /

R.I. adds jobs for 6th straight record

CRANSTON - Rhode Island continued to add to its record number of jobs in July, gaining 200 payroll jobs to bring the total to...
AMGEN EXPECTS to pare the work force at its West Greenwich manufacturing facility, where it now employs about 1,600 workers. The number of local jobs to be cut has not been determined, a spokesman said, but up to 2,600 may be eliminated  companywide. /

Amgen to pare its West Greenwich work force

WEST GREENWICH - As part of the restructuring that aims to save more than $1 billion companywide in 2008, Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN) expects...
BIOTECHNOLOGY GIANT AMGEN (its West Greenwich production facility is shown here) announced plans to cut jobs and capital spending as sales fall for two of its products. /

Amgen to cut 2,200 to 2,600 jobs

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Amgen Inc., with its stock price dropping and profit slowing, announced today that it would cut 2,200 to 2,600 jobs...

CVS profits in 2Q exceed projections by analysts

WOONSOCKET – CVS Caremark Corp. has reported second-quarter profit and sales above the range predicted by analysts, getting a boost from the contributions of...
JOHN OLIVER, left, vice president of R&D at NABsys, has been awarded a federal grant for his genome sequencing work. At right is NABsys President and CEO Barrett Bready. /

NIH money to support better gene sequencing

Two researchers affiliated with a Providence-based life sciences startup were recently awarded prestigious grants for their work to develop a widely affordable method of...

Cyberkinetics revenue down from 2006

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Cyberkinetics Neurotechnology Systems Inc., a medical device company focused on developing implantable products to treat neurological diseases and injuries of the...

Hospitals join national effort to save 5M lives

The numbers are staggering: Every year, experts estimate, there are 15 million instances of harm at U.S. hospitals – errors, oversights and missteps in...
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