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Warwick-based Assisted Daily Living bought by Texas company

PROVIDENCE – A Texas-based home health provider with a presence in 17 states has purchased Assisted Daily Living Inc., a 50-person skilled home health...

Taryn Sylvia promoted to director of nursing at Grace Barker Health

WARREN – Grace Barker Health, a skilled nursing, short-term rehabilitation, assisted living and adult day health provider located in Warren, has promoted Taryn Sylvia...

HopeHealth Visiting Nurse earns Joint Commission accreditation, recertification

LINCOLN – HopeHealth Visiting Nurse has earned accreditation and recertification for its home health care and community-based palliative care program after passing a federal...
PRECHECKS: Dr. Ana Tuya Fulton, right, Care New England Health System executive chief of geriatrics and palliative care, and Ruth Scott, senior director of population health for Integra Community Care Network LLC, review their plans before the hospital-at-home program goes live at Kent Hospital in Warwick. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND HEALTH SYSTEM/RYAN PICKERING

Kent offers state’s first ‘hospital-at-home’ acute care program

Call it home sweet hospital. Kent County Memorial Hospital in Warwick recently received a waiver from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and...

COVID-19 stimulus bill could help R.I. hospitals

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island hospitals could see a $28 million yearly boost in Medicare reimbursements if the U.S. House passes the COVID-19 relief bill...

Nursing home staffing bill passes R.I. Senate

PROVIDENCE – Legislation requiring a set number of hours of daily care for nursing home residents and a pay raise for certified nursing assistants...

Five Questions With: Mark Cooper

In September, Mark Cooper was named vice president of Medicare-Medicaid Product at Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island after working for nearly 20 years...

Neighborhood’s Medicare-Medicaid dual plan extended through 2023

SMITHFIELD – Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island has announced a three-year extension of its Medicare-Medicaid Duals Program. The program, known as the INTEGRITY plan,...

23 R.I. nursing homes cited for infection-control violations prior to COVID-19...

PROVIDENCE – Twenty-three Rhode Island nursing homes have been cited for infection-control and prevention violations over the past two years, including 11 that have...
BUSY CARETAKER: Victoria Mitchell, a certified nursing assistant at Hopkins Manor in North Providence, says she and her co-workers care for up to 11 patients per shift, bathing, dressing and feeding each one in turn. It is an increase from the eight patients Mitchell used to care for during her morning shift when she began working as a CNA 22 years ago.

Nursing homes care more with less

When she started working as a certified nursing assistant 22 years ago, Victoria Mitchell was assigned about eight patients during her morning shifts. Now, Mitchell...
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