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GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO has asked Lifespan, Care New England and Brown University to resume talks on forming an in-state academic medical center, following Partners HealthCare's withdrawal of its application to acquire CNE. / PBN FILE PHOTO MICHAEL SALERNO

Partners withdraws CNE merger application, Raimondo urges in-state health care system

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said a desire for a cohesive Rhode Island medical network led her to halt a proposed merger between...
NEW PROTOCOLS: Jenn Anderson with her son Brandon, 10. Brandon has had sepsis several times, but new protocols at Hasbro Children’s Hospital help him get treatment more quickly.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

With new protocols, early diagnosis, treatment improve outcomes

Jenn Anderson knew her son had pneumonia when he was admitted to the intensive care unit at Hasbro Children’s Hospital two years ago.She’d become...

Salganik to lead RIPIN

SAMUAL SALGANIK was recently named executive director for the Rhode Island Parent Information Network, a Cranston-based nonprofit that helps individuals and families who need...

R.I. health care providers agree to cap spending increases at 3.2%...

Nearly a decade after Rhode Island adopted price controls for health care that appear to be working, the state is doing more to contain...

Students have changed majors

Of the 839,730 recipients of bachelor’s degrees in the U.S. in the 1970-1971 academic year, 176,307 got education degrees. Other big fields of study...

Medicare for All would be more expensive for all

Congressional leaders are only beginning to come to grips with the true costs of Medicare for All and the battle that lies ahead.Most of...
PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Raimondo: A ‘partner with business’

You could say Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is a pragmatist. The way she puts it, she’s not trying to change the world so much...
ANDREW LELLING, U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, says CareWell Urgent Care Centers has agreed to pay $2 million in the wake of allegations it had defrauded Medicare and Medicaid in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. / COURTESY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Urgent-care company with R.I. site agrees to pay $2M in false-billing...

BOSTON – An urgent-care company with locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island has agreed to pay $2 million to resolve allegations it defrauded Medicare...
In 2010, Marie Ghazal became CEO of Rhode Island Free Clinic, a nonprofit, volunteer-based health clinic that provides free health care to uninsured adults. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

The correct core values produce the results you need

Marie Ghazal | Rhode Island Free Clinic CEOPassion and compassion for others drive work at our free clinic. It’s important to build a strong...

R.I. Hospital study investigates if drug can slow, improve Alzheimer’s symptoms

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Hospital researchers are seeking subjects for a Phase 2 study into whether an investigational drug, Troriluzole, a new version of...
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