Health Services

‘Mature workers’ seen as neglected

Human resources executive Brandon Melton doesn’t want to know his employees’ ages, or their health issues, either. It’s his way of protecting himself and...

Putting EHRs in patients’ hands

Janice Gil knew there was a need for portable, easy-to-manage personal health records, because she’d experienced it firsthand, both as a radiographer and as...

Brown given $14.1M to join <br>largest-ever study of kids’ health

PROVIDENCE – Brown University has been awarded a $14.1 million contract by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to join the...

University Orthopedics opens new care facility

PROVIDENCE – For the second time this year, University Orthopedics has opened a new care center to meet a growing demand for orthopedic services. The...

Delta Dental highlights oral/overall health links

PROVIDENCE – Delta Dental of Rhode Island, the state’s largest dental insurer, has unveiled a new campaign, “Listen to your mouth,” to draw public...
QUALITY PARTNERS CEO H. John Keimig joins St. Elizabeth Home employees, from left: Linda Gorman, nurse manager; Andrea Smith, director of nursing; Lisa Lavigne, registered nurse; Janelle Hackett, life-enhancement coach; and Matthew Trimble, administrator of the nursing home, which took home the Advancing Innovation in Nursing Home Care award for its innovative pain-management program. /

250 attend 4th Celebration of Healthcare Quality

PROVIDENCE – Two hundred and fifty medical leaders and professionals attended the the Fourth Annual Celebration of Healthcare Quality in Rhode Island, co-hosted by...

Corum wins grants for blood-free anemia testing

SUDBURY, Mass. – Corum Medical Inc. has received two federal grants to support the development and marketing of non-invasive hemoglobin-measurement technology licensed from Brown...

Martineau charged in Assembly influence scandal

PROVIDENCE – Gerard M. Martineau, former House Majority Leader and Corporations Committee chairman, has agreed to plead guilty to federal mail fraud and influence-peddling...
DR. ARTHUR KLEIN, senior VP at Lifespan, replaces Raytheon EDS exec Daniel E. Martin as a STAC board member. /

Lifespan’s Klein replaces Martin on STAC board

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Arthur Klein has been appointed to the governing board of the R.I. Science & Technology Advisory Council (STAC). “Dr. Klein will...
STUDENTS at the International Yacht Restoration School rebuild the engine box of a harbor launch, as part of Skill Up Rhode Island. /

Building skills that employers want

Jane Nugent insists that the work force development program she oversees for the United Way of Rhode Island is different from most. Although many programs...
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