Health Services

Roger Williams pageant raises money for hospital

A group of 10 male Roger Williams University students competed with one another in pursuit of the coveted “Mr. RWU” crown, in the process...
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Corporate leaders need to lead more on budget debate

The public discussion regarding the expected Rhode Island budget deficit of $450 million, while characterized by finger pointing and partisan-driven solutions from every quarter,...
REGISTERED NURSE Colleen MacTavish-Thurber talks with patient Alice Lemos at Grandview Center in Cumberland. Lemos, who was read her last rites shortly before Thanksgiving, has outlived her doctors’ expectations. /

When life doesn’t end as expected

Melinda Lemos-Jackson sought hospice care for her mother soon after her Parkinson’s disease was deemed to have reached its end stage last January. Medicare...

R.I. Hospital researcher to receive $19.6M grant

A kidney specialist at Rhode Island Hospital has been awarded a $19.6 million federal grant to fund another five years of research into ways...

293,000 join insurance rolls in Mass. so far <br>under health reform

BOSTON – About 293,000 previously uninsured Massachusetts residents have signed up for health insurance during the past year, and the number is expected to...

R.I. emergency managers plan registry<br> for residents with special health needs

PROVIDENCE – The directors of the R.I. Emergency Management Agency and R.I. Department of Health were joined by Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts in...

R.I. Hospital researcher receives $19.6M grant

PROVIDENCE – A kidney specialist at Rhode Island Hospital has been awarded a $19.6 million federal grant to fund another five years of research...

State leaders challenged to take on health reforms

The numbers, everyone knows, do not look good: From 2000 to 2005, the share of Rhode Islanders under 65 who were uninsured grew from...

After overseeing growth, Brown dean stepping down

Dr. Eli Y. Adashi, who has led Brown University’s medical school through a period of extensive growth, plans to step down at the end...
BEHIND THE SCENES: High school students recently were given the opportunity, by the Hospital Association of Rhode Island, to watch a satellite broadcast of Dr. Arun Singh perform open heart surgery, shown above. /

Students targeted for future jobs

Rhode Island human resource managers have to walk a fine line deciding how to split time between training employees and preparing students for future...

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