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Tuesday, October 20, 2020


PBN'S HEALTH CARE SUMMIT was held online on Wednesday morning with panelists from the health care and business arenas.

PBN Summit: R.I.’s real pandemic test still to come

PROVIDENCE – Panelists at PBN's online Health Care Summit on Wednesday gave Gov. Gina M. Raimondo high marks for her efforts to slow down...
LIFESAVING EQUIPMENT: Lovely R. Suanino, a respiratory therapist at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, N.J., demonstrates setting up a ventilator in the intensive care unit of the hospital in this 2005 file photo. / AP FILE PHOTO/MIKE DERER

Hospitals fear shortage of ventilators for coronavirus patients

U.S. hospitals bracing for a possible onslaught of coronavirus patients with pneumonia and other breathing difficulties could face a critical shortage of mechanical ventilators...

U.S. coronavirus crisis long time in making

As the coronavirus pandemic exerts a tighter grip on the nation, critics of the Trump administration have repeatedly highlighted its changes to the nation’s...

Five Questions With: Neil D. Steinberg

Neil D. Steinberg | CEO and president, Rhode Island Foundation 1. The Rhode Island Foundation released its 10-year health plan for the state in January....

Health care and your business

Does your company change health care providers every year? No: 100% Yes: 0% What drives your change in health care providers? (Select any that apply) We don’t change...
RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION CEO and President Neil D. Steinberg speaks at a donors event in October. The foundation announced Friday that it awarded a record $56 million to approximately 2,000 area nonprofits in 2019. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation issues record $56M in grants to nonprofits in 2019

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation one-upped itself in helping the nonprofit community in 2019. The foundation announced Friday that it awarded $56 million in...

Coronavirus freaked markets, not the Fed

The U.S. equity market finally took notice of the coronavirus, which now is spreading from China to other countries and increasing the risk of...
DR. ASHISH K. JHA has been named the new dean of the Brown University School of Public Health. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Jha named new Brown School of Public Health dean

PROVIDENCE – The current faculty director of the Harvard Global Health Institute has been appointed as the new leader for the Brown University School...

URI health care programs to collaborate on opioid outreach campaign

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Personnel from the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy, College of Nursing and Cooperative Extension will collaborate and visit rural...
Peter Bancroft was named CEO and president of WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care in 2003, after serving as chief financial officer for 11 years. The nonprofit provides primary medical care, dental, behavioral health services, substance-use disorder treatment and offers access to discounted medications. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Face uncertainty to spark growth

Peter Bancroft | WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care CEO and president As a senior leader for WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care for the...

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