Health Services

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...

Prescription drug co-pays on the rise, study finds

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – An analysis of prescription drug co-payments over the last three years shows that consumers in New England are paying more...

Workers ratify 3-year deal with Women & Infants

PROVIDENCE – Workers at Women & Infants Hospital have voted to approve a three-year contract, their union announced today. Hundreds of nurses and dietary,...

Brown medical school dean to step down

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Eli Y. Adashi, who has led Brown University’s medical school through a period of extensive growth, plans to step down at...
GOV. DEVAL L. PATRICK speaks Monday at Tsinghua University Science Park in Beijing, highlighting historic ties between China and Massachusetts and the potential for economic and educational collaboration. /

Mass., China medical-device groups ink new alliance

BEIJING – Mass. Gov. Deval L. Patrick and the Massachusetts-China Partnership trade delegation today announced a deal to promote collaboration in the medical device...
GEORGE A. VECCHIONE, president and CEO of Lifespan, has overseen major improvements at the nonprofit health care network. Above, he meets with Jody Bishop, director of property management. /

A ‘fantastic’ turnaround for health care leader

No rational business person expects to find a silver bullet that can, by itself, slay a hydra-headed dragon of problems, from deficits to wage...

Helping heal R.I.’s most vulnerable children

Rhode Island’s neediest children have been finding solace at St. Mary’s Home for Children for 130 years now, and the tradition continues with more...

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