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Amgen patent case revived by federal judge

A federal appeals court revived a bid by Amgen Inc. to have a U.S. trade agency block Roche Holding AG from importing and selling...
LIFESPAN DIRECTOR OF DIVERSITY Gertrude Jones said that the company has modeled some practices after American Hospital Association’s Institute for Diversity. /

Lifespan aims to be a leader on workplace diversity

For more than four years, Gertrude Jones has led the charge for diversity in the work force at Rhode Island’s Lifespan hospitals. The Providence-born...

Hasbro Hospital patient will visit <br>White House to celebrate triumphs

For the first time, Hasbro Children’s Hospital patients will be represented in the Children’s Miracle Network’s Champions Across America program. Jacob Kaufman, a 10-year-old...

Nursing homes seek to protect state funding

Elmhurst Extended Care has been recognized as a leader in nursing home “culture change” efforts, which seek to improve quality by caring for each...

UnitedHealthcare named plan of choice <br> by National Black Chamber of Commerce

WASHINGTON – The National Black Chamber of Commerce has named UnitedHealthcare as the first-ever health benefit provider of choice for its nearly 100,000 member...

Hospitals stressed by unpaid care

Any business that sells its product or service at cost, but never collects on all its invoices, would struggle financially. That is the case...

ICUs improving care for R.I.’s sickest patients

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Intensive Care Unit Collaborative, a statewide initiative launched in 2004, has brought “a tremendous benefit” to local hospitals, according...

CVS to pay $37.8M in Medicaid drug-switching suit

WOONSOCKET – CVS Caremark Corp. (NYSE: CVS) today agreed to pay $37.8 million to the U.S. government and states including Rhode Island, Massachusetts and...
DR. JOSEPH MATRULLO demonstrates the capabilities of the digital panoramic/celphalometric x-ray machine at Matrullo Cosmetic Dentistry in Cranston. /

Going ‘green’ can challenge small businesses

First, Kirsten DiChiappari replaced the incandescent light bulbs with energy-efficient LED bulbs at Evolution Bodywork & Nutrition, a wellness center she directs in Bristol....

Report: Federal funding spurs medical research

Imagine working for years to earn top-notch credentials, winning a job with a prestigious employer, launching a project you believe could make a big...

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