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Grant to fund Butler research scientist’s work on early Alzheimer’s detection

PROVIDENCE – A nearly $175,000 grant will help a Butler Hospital research scientist continue to assess how to use apps and other online platforms...
CARE NEW ENGLAND said that it has resolved a cyberattack that began impacting the health system on June 16. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND

CNE says system is “up and running” after last week’s cyberattack

PROVIDENCE – After a cyberattack caused a system-wide shutdown of Care New England’s website, email and other internal systems last Tuesday, a spokeswoman confirmed Monday...
CARE NEW ENGLAND is experiencing a computer-system crash and is operating on its backup system. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND

No patient information accessed after CNE computer system failure

PROVIDENCE – Care New England computer systems crashed on Tuesday in a systemwide failure that is now "under control," according to Dr. James E. Fanale, CEO...

Drug studied at 2 R.I. hospitals gains FDA approval for use...

PROVIDENCE – A drug studied at two Rhode Island hospitals has earned approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in the...
THE RHODE ISLAND Foundation awarded $3.7 million in grants to 34 behavioral health nonprofit organizations through its COVID-19 Behavioral Health Fund. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

34 behavioral health nonprofits receive $3.7M from R.I. Foundation

PROVIDENCE – Approximately $3.7 million in grants were issued to 34 nonprofit behavioral health organizations by the Rhode Island Foundation through its COVID-19 Behavioral...

Hospital workers getting own brand of aid

Music performed by the group Healing Through ­Harmony, made up of students from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, plays softly in...

Butler Hospital offers virtual mental health programs for patients

PROVIDENCE – Butler Hospital has moved many of its programs to virtual platforms as supplements to on-site socially distanced programming. Patients must have access to...
SILENT ONSET: Dr. Jonathan Drake, associate director of the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center at Rhode Island Hospital, says Alzheimer’s develops decades before a person shows the first ­symptoms. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

New Alzheimer’s drug trial at R.I. Hospital a source of comfort...

Brightly colored images of a patient’s brain, taken with a specialized scan, glow on Dr. Jonathan Drake’s computer screen as he points out deposits...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE Island, The Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital, and Florida-based BayCare Health System are collaborating on a retinal-screening study that could potentially help clinicians detect Alzheimer's disease earlier than is currently possible.

URI teaming up with Butler Hospital, BayCare in Florida on Alzheimer’s...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – In a joint collaboration, the University of Rhode Island, Florida-based BayCare Health System and The Memory and Aging Program at Butler...

Butler Hospital celebrates 175th anniversary

PROVIDENCE – As Butler Hospital celebrates its 175th anniversary this month, the facility is also looking back on its history. Founded in 1844, Butler is...

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