Monday, October 25, 2021




FAST ­RESULTS: Amy Palazzo, a patient at the Lifespan Center for Weight Loss and Wellness, has lost 87 pounds since signing up for a medically supervised fasting program at the center in ­February. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Search is on to find help to lose those extra pounds

Amy Palazzo struggled with her weight for as long as she can remember, trying countless diets and exercise routines. Sometimes she lost pounds only...

Meixell to lead JWU College of Business

MARY MEIXELL was recently named the new dean for the Johnson & Wales University College of Business. She brings to the university more than...
NEIL D. STEINBERG, Rhode Island Foundation's CEO and president, said Monday in his speech during the foundation's annual meeting that the organization will soon submit three to five ideas to Gov. Daniel J. McKee and state legislators as to how the state should spend the $1.1 billion in American Rescue Plan Act funds. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Steinberg says R.I. Foundation will soon submit ‘big’ ideas to state...

PROVIDENCE – During the Rhode Island Foundation’s annual meeting held virtually Monday, CEO and President Neil D. Steinberg in his formal address touched on...

Young professionals honored at PBN’s 40 Under Forty ceremony

WARWICK – Forty young business professionals were honored Thursday at Aldrich Mansion for their efforts in the workplace and community at Providence Business News’...

HARI and CNE issue final review of Eleanor Slater Hospital system

PROVIDENCE – The Hospital Association of Rhode Island and Care New England Health System’s final report to the state on their independent, third-party peer...

Virtual summit addresses physician burnout

A second summit in this series on Sept. 9 will focus on all workers in the health care industry. Encouraging health care professionals to take...
RICHARD CHAREST, a former CEO and president of Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, has been nominated to be the next director of the R.I. Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals. / COURTESY LANDMARK MEDICAL CENTER

McKee nominates Charest to lead BHDDH

PROVIDENCE – A former CEO and president of Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket has been tapped by Gov. Daniel J. McKee and R.I. Health...
A RENDERING SHOWS the new entrance for the New England Institute of Technology's new College of Health Sciences, which was launched Tuesday. / COURTESY NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

NEIT to launch College of Health Sciences

EAST GREENWICH – The New England Institute of Technology this summer will launch a College of Health Sciences inside the technical college’s main campus. The...
REGISTERED NURSE Jessica Pace, left, checks the intravenous line of Dolce Contreras, of Central Falls, who was receiving convalescent plasma therapy at Rhode Island Hospital last October as part of a treatment against COVID-19. / COURTESY LIFESPAN CORP./WILLIAM MURPHY

Insurers pay COVID-19 costs for now

Rhode Island is requiring health insurers operating in the state to cover out-of-pocket expenses for customers in need of COVID-19 treatment, raising the question...
DR. JACK A. ELIAS will step down in his role as the dean of Brown University's Warren Alpert Medical School and become the university’s senior health advisor. / PBN FILE PHOTO / MIKE SKORSKI

Elias stepping down as Warren Alpert Medical School dean; will become...

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Jack A. Elias will be stepping down in his role as dean of Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School and will...

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