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AT A SECOND public comment meeting on the proposed Lifespan Corp. and Care New England Health System merger, many participants voiced concerns that the integrated health system, which would include Brown University, would monopolize the state's health care.

Monopoly concerns dominate second Lifespan-CNE public comment meeting

PROVIDENCE – Throughout a two-hour meeting held on Wednesday on the proposed Lifespan Corp. and Care New England Health System merger, many attendees raised...
AT A SECOND public comment meeting on the proposed Lifespan Corp. and Care New England Health System merger, many participants voiced concerns that the integrated health system, which would include Brown University, would monopolize the state's health care.

State to hold second Lifespan-CNE public comment meeting today

PROVIDENCE – Members of the public have another chance to voice their opinions about the proposed Lifespan Corp. and Care New England Health System...
SOME PUBLIC HEALTH LEADERS say they're concerned with the loss of Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott as the longtime director of the R.I. Department of Health amid a politically charged pandemic, and they're keeping a close eye on the search for a replacement. / COURTESY WPRI

Public health leaders concerned as McKee searches for new RIDOH chief

PROVIDENCE – In the wake of the resignation of the R.I. Department of Health’s widely respected director, Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, the office of Gov....
A RELIABLE ASSISTANT: Dr. Jeannine Giovanni uses the da Vinci Xi Surgical System to perform bariatric surgery. Giovanni says the robotic help allows more-precise procedures and quicker recovery times for patients. / 
COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND HEALTH SYSTEM

Weight loss surgery with the help of a robot

More precision and smaller incisions. These are the main benefits that modern robot-assisted surgery brings to bariatric surgery, a procedure that helps with weight loss...

Lifespan-CNE merger draws concerns, support at first public comment meeting

PROVIDENCE – Providers, health care executives, union representatives and members of the public weighed in on the proposed merger between Lifespan Corp. and Care...
AT A SECOND public comment meeting on the proposed Lifespan Corp. and Care New England Health System merger, many participants voiced concerns that the integrated health system, which would include Brown University, would monopolize the state's health care.

As public comment on Lifespan-CNE merger begins, mixed reaction in business...

PROVIDENCE – Members of the public can weigh in on the proposed merger of Care New England Health System and Lifespan Corp. at the...
PUTTING CO-CEOS IN CHARGE of a proposed hospital merger between Lifespan Corp. and Care New England Health Systems could lead to conflict and the arrangement should be short-term, according to health care administration experts and local stakeholders. Care New England has been led by president and CEO James E. Fanale since 2018, while Lifespan has been headed by its president and CEO Tim Babineau since 2012. / PBN FILE PHOTOS DAVE HANSEN MICHAEL SALERNO

Co-CEO arrangement could spell trouble for Rhode Island hospital merger

PROVIDENCE – Two heads are better than one, the old saying goes.  But that’s not the case when it comes to putting co-CEOs in charge...

Lifespan CEO pens open letter on staffing shortages

PROVIDENCE – Lifespan Corp. is dealing with unprecedented staffing shortages, forcing the state’s largest health care network to retool some procedures in its intensive...

Study finds Lifespan-CNE merger would boost R.I. academic medicine industry

PROVIDENCE – An independent study commissioned by Brown University found that Rhode Island trails most of its neighboring states in the academic medicine industry. According...

What to do with a windfall? $1B in ARPA money may...

After years of grappling with gaping budget deficits, state legislators are facing a problem in the 2022 General Assembly session unlike any they’ve seen...

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