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Five Questions With: Dr. Hadeel Zainah

Dr. Hadeel Zainah is an infectious-disease specialist at Kent County Memorial Hospital. She discusses the potential use of dexamethasone, a steroid, as a treatment...
COMBATING COVID-19: Shannon Sullivan, interim chief operating officer at Women & Infants Hospital, was at the forefront of helping set up a field hospital at the former Citizens Bank building in Cranston to handle a possible influx of COVID-19 patients. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

There’s no problem too tough for Sullivan at Kent Hospital

PBN BUSINESS WOMEN AWARDS 2020 INDUSTRY LEADER, HEALTH CARE SERVICES: Shannon Sullivan | Women & Infants Hospital SHANNON SULLIVAN, interim chief operating officer at Women...

4 R.I. hospitals get ‘A’ grade, 3 earn ‘C’ from national...

PROVIDENCE – Four Rhode Island hospitals have received “A” grades in The Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Grade spring ratings. Leapfrog, a national nonprofit, monitors quality...
EMPLOYEES AT RED STRIPE restaurant in Providence organize meal packages to be delivered to Roger Williams Medical Center. Encore Restaurant Group and the Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation recently launched its Meals with a Mission program where it will deliver close to 4,000 meals to frontline workers. / COURTESY ENCORE RESTAURANT GROUP

Stepping Up: OSJL Charitable Foundation, Encore Restaurant Group serving up meals...

PROVIDENCE – When Gov. Gina M. Raimondo offered restaurants the opportunity to allow take-out in order to stay in operation during the COVID-19 pandemic,...
UNEXPECTED SIDE EFFECT: Dr. Laura Forman, chief of emergency medicine at Kent County Memorial Hospital, says visits to the hospital’s emergency room have dropped by nearly half since the first cases of COVID-19 appeared in Rhode Island. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

A side effect of the pandemic: Emptier emergency rooms

Dr. Laura Forman, chief of emergency medicine at Kent County Memorial Hospital, is used to seeing about 200 patients a day come through the...

PBN announces 2020 Business Women Awards honorees

PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News has selected Day One Executive Director Peg Langhammer as the 2020 Career Achiever and Brown Medicine CEO Ann M....
PREPARED: Health workers type on laptops inside the incoming COVID-19 patient tent set up outside the Emergency Department at Rhode Island Hospital in ­Providence.  COURTESY LIFESPAN CORP.

Coronavirus preparations at R.I. hospitals kick into high gear

Normally more than 90% full, Rhode Island Hospital’s occupancy rate in late March dipped to about 75%. The 247-bed The Miriam Hospital had more...

Girls Scouts of Southeastern New England donate cookies to Kent Hospital

SWEET TREATS: The coronavirus did not deter the Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England, based in Warwick, from delivering cookies to patients and staff...

Cancer program at Kent Hospital earns Commission on Cancer accreditation

WARWICK – The cancer program at Kent County Memorial Hospital has earned three-year national accreditation from the Commission on Cancer, a program run by...

3 R.I. hospitals earn ‘A’ safety grade from national nonprofit

PROVIDENCE – Three Rhode Island hospitals have earned an “A” grade for safety from a national watchdog organization that keeps track of health care...

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