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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...
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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...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO renewed her call for a ban on assault weapons in her inaugural address at the Statehouse. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

Raimondo calls for unity in inaugural address

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday committed to broadly supporting ongoing state efforts to boost education, job training, affordable health care and...

Dr. Amil Qureshi named Medical Director of Providence Community Health Centers

Dr. Amil M. Qureshi has been named Medical Director of Providence Community Health Centers where he will have leadership responsibilities for primary care, clinical...

Lifespan grows operating income 23% in FY18

PROVIDENCE – Lifespan Corp.’s income from operations grew 22.7 percent to $17.9 million in fiscal 2018, as the hospital group weathered a four-day strike...
With deep experience in nursing, ranging from being an RN, to earning a Ph.D. in nursing and being the executive director of the Rhode Island State Nurses Association, Pamela L. McCue understands all aspects of the profession and 
its importance to quality health care delivery. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Staying true to the mission defines path to success

Pamela L. McCue | Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College CEOThe demand for registered nurses will continue to grow, but it is not just...
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