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A BULLY PULPIT? Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has taken an active role in trying to get Lifespan and Care New England to complete a merger they have tried twice before, spending political capital that she has seemed reluctant to do in the past.
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DAVE HANSEN

A more muscular Raimondo is a good thing for Rhode Island

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has stepped in and told Rhode Island’s two health care systems – Lifespan Corp. and Care New England Health System...

Rhode Island Hospital honors emergency center director

PROVIDENCE – Dr. David Portelli has been honored with the Service to Hospital Award from the Rhode Island Hospital Medical Staff Association. Portelli has served...

Round 3 for Lifespan, CNE merger

The headline surprised many Rhode Islanders: “Partners withdraws CNE merger application, Raimondo urges in-state health care system.” So, for the moment at least, Lifespan Corp....
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO has asked Lifespan, Care New England and Brown University to resume talks on forming an in-state academic medical center, following Partners HealthCare's withdrawal of its application to acquire CNE. / PBN FILE PHOTO MICHAEL SALERNO

Partners withdraws CNE merger application, Raimondo urges in-state health care system

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said a desire for a cohesive Rhode Island medical network led her to halt a proposed merger between...
SMOOTH RIDE: Elijah Matthews, left, and Xavier Rivera work in central transport at Rhode Island Hospital in 2018. The job, often filled in the summer by interns, involves moving patients and equipment.
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Hospital summer programs start young interns on career path

For high school and college students, summer break doesn’t usually conjure up images of hospitals and medical offices. In the so-called “new economy” of the...

Numbers may not add up for Lifespan-CNE deal

After years of low-key scrutiny, the proposed acquisition of Care New England Health System by Partners HealthCare has burst into public view in a...
HEALTH CONSCIOUS: Crista F. Durand, Newport Hospital president, has breathed new life into the facility since taking over in 2014, from beefing up community outreach to recruiting new doctors. 
 / PBN PHOTO/ DAVE HANSEN

Durand’s leadership has been a shot in the arm at Newport...

Business Women Awards 2019 | INDUSTRY LEADER, HEALTH CARE SERVICES  Crista F. Durand, Newport Hospital NEWPORT HOSPITAL PRESIDENT Crista F. Durand, credited with a turnaround in...
BROWN UNIVERSITY President Christina H. Paxson has taken a temporary leave from the Care New England board of directors until the state rules on the proposed Partners HealthCare-Care New England merger. / PBN FILE PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Is Lifespan’s campaign to stop the proposed Care New England-Partners HealthCare...

The news that Brown University President Christina H. Paxson had taken a leave from the Care New England board of directors was a sign...
BROWN UNIVERSITY President Christina H. Paxson has taken a temporary leave from the Care New England board of directors until the state rules on the proposed Partners HealthCare-Care New England merger. / PBN FILE PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Brown President Paxson takes leave from CNE board until state decision...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University President Christina H. Paxson has been granted a temporary leave from the Care New England board of directors until the...

R.I. health care providers agree to cap spending increases at 3.2%...

Nearly a decade after Rhode Island adopted price controls for health care that appear to be working, the state is doing more to contain...
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