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UNAP calls for strike at Rhode Island Hospital

PROVIDENCE – The United Nurses and Allied Professionals Local 5098 followed up their rejection of a tentative three-year agreement reached with Lifespan for contracts...

Lifespan volunteers $400K in lieu of taxes to Providence

PROVIDENCE — Last week, Lifespan Corp. made a $400,000 voluntary payment in lieu of taxes to Providence, the seventh year the nonprofit has made...
NEWPORT HOSPITAL'S $12.5 emergency room expansion will add 12 treatment rooms and three triage spaces. Officials broke ground on the project Friday morning. From left, are Peter Capodilupo, Chairman, Newport Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees, Happy van Beuren, van Beuren Charitable Foundation ,Crista F. Durand, president, Newport Hospital, Larry A. Aubin, Sr., chairman, Lifespan Board of Directors, Dorienne Farzan, Alletta Morris McBean Charitable Trust / COURTESY LIFESPAN

Newport Hospital breaks ground on $12.5M emergency room expansion

NEWPORT — Newport Hospital broke ground on a $12.5 million emergency department expansion this morning to better meet the area’s growing medical service needs,...
CATHY E. DUQUETTE, the executive vice president of nursing affairs at Lifespan, was recently named one of “50 experts leading the field of patient safety” by Becker’s Hospital Review. / COURTESY LIFESPAN

Five Questions With: Cathy E. Duquette

Cathy E. Duquette, executive vice president of nursing affairs at Lifespan Corp., was recently named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2018 list of “50 experts...
MIRIAM HOSPITAL'S Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research was awarded $9.1 million in NIH grants. / COURTESY LIFESPAN

Miriam Hospital CFAR awarded $9.1M NIH grant

PROVIDENCE – The Miriam Hospital has been awarded a $9.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund continuing initiatives at its...

Sixteen applicants are vying for shares of $20M Rhode Island hopes...

Is the future of Rhode Island employment in microgreens? Or is it in super-fast, quantum computers, innovative new materials or promising cancer treatments?How does...
DIFFICULT PREDICAMENT: Dr. John Miskovsky, an internist in Pawtucket who served on the Memorial Hospital medical executive committee, says the patients of his private practice are finding it difficult to care for their health without nearby hospital services following the closure of ­Memorial Hospital. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

City seeks waiver to direct rescue runs to local clinics in...

CharterCARE Health Partners remains hopeful of its bid to restore the recently shuttered Memorial Hospital emergency room, but Pawtucket officials may try for a...
DR. ELEFTHERIOS MYLONAKIS, chief of infectious diseases at Rhode Island Hospital, is researching new drugs to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria. / COURTESY LIFESPAN

Five Questions With: Dr. Eleftherios Mylonakis

Dr. Eleftherios Mylonakis is chief of infectious diseases at Lifespan Corp. affiliate Rhode Island Hospital. He is also the Charles C.J. Carpenter professor of infectious...
SIMULATED SCENE: University of Rhode Island nursing students at the new Nursing Education Center at South Street Landing in Providence attend to a patient during a simulated hospital scene in which the woman, played by an actor, is in labor. From left, URI junior Rachel Kane, of Braintree, Mass.; Rachel Winslow, patient actor; URI junior Sandy Vuong, of Danville, N.J.; URI senior Brittany Hunt, of Scituate; Jane Williams, dean of the School of Nursing at Rhode Island College; and Barbara Wolfe, dean of the College of Nursing at URI. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Nursing Education Center provides advanced tech, simulations for students

The woman on the hospital bed looked distressed and unwell. Sent over with a diagnosis of pre-eclampsia, she was 36 weeks pregnant with her...
STEWARD HEALTHCARE's 2013 lawsuit against Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, alleging a conspiracy with Thundermist Health Center and Lifespan to prevent the Massachusetts hospital system from entering the Rhode Island market by buying Landmark Medical Center, is going to trial. /PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVID LEVESQUE

Steward suit alleging BCBSRI conspiracy to block Landmark sale proceeding

PROVIDENCE — Steward Healthcare’s 2013 lawsuit against Blue Cross Blue & Shield of Rhode Island alleging a conspiracy with Thundermist Health Center and Lifespan...
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