Babineau: ‘It is going to take us years to rebuild’

Updated April 15, 10:41 a.m.

RECOVERY MODE: R.I. Department of Health Interim Director Dr. James McDonald, left, talks about the health care industry’s workforce woes at the PBN Health Care Summit on April 6. Also on the panel are, from left, Dr. Claire Levesque, chief medical officer for commercial products at Point32Health; Dr. Raymond O. Powrie, Care New England Health System executive chief of medicine; Dr. Matt Collins, chief medical officer and executive vice president at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island; and Dr. Timothy J. Babineau, Lifespan Corp. CEO and president. PBN Editor Michael Mello, standing, moderates. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI
EXODUS: R.I. Department of Health interim Director Dr. James McDonald, left, is the latest high- profile business or government leader in recent months to announce plans to retire or resign. McDonald is pictured at the PBN Health Care Summit in April. PBN FILE PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI
The COVID-19 pandemic left Rhode Island’s health care industry a shell of its former self, with a staffing crisis that continues to have massive consequences on care. “It is going to take us years to rebuild the health care system that was absolutely decimated over the last 24 months,” said Lifespan Corp. CEO and President…

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