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CCA Health R.I. partners with West Bay Community Action to improve...

PROVIDENCE – Commonwealth Care Alliance Rhode Island LLC, doing business as CCA Health Rhode Island, has announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with West Bay Community...
TALKING MODE: Lifespan Corp. CEO and President John Fernandez says the hospital group is in negotiations with the city of Providence over its payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement, but he’s unwilling to detail the progress of the talks in the press. 
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A healing touch? Lifespan’s new CEO aims to cure what ails...

It’s been almost a year since John Fernandez was named CEO and president of Lifespan Corp., so he’s had plenty of time to develop...

Five Questions With: Dr. Kristin Russell

Dr. Kristin Russell stepped into her new role as Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island’s new chief medical officer in May. Russell spoke about her...
HEALTHY CHOICES: Anusha Venkataraman, managing director of the Central Providence Opportunities Health Equity Zone, at Merino Park in Providence, where residents in several city neighborhoods voted to install composting toilets, as well as make improvements at other city parks. 
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These Providence residents were asked how best to spend $1M in...

If you were given $1 million to improve the health and wellness of the people in your neighborhood, how would you spend it? That question...
LIFESAVER: East Providence Fire Department Capt. John Potvin calls naloxone a wonder drug when it comes to reversing the effects of an overdose. That’s why many are celebrating Narcan now being sold over the counter. 
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Narcan sold in stores seen as pivotal in R.I. drug crisis

East Providence Fire Department Capt. John Potvin has seen the lifesaving effects of naloxone in action dozens of times throughout his more than 30...
ROUNDTABLE: Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island CEO and President Peter Marino, center, meets with staff at the health insurer’s Smithfield headquarters.
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‘Turbulent time’ for those up for Medicaid renewal

The staff at Thundermist Health Center has been bracing for a flood of work this year, and that flood has now arrived. The center, a...
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Five Questions With: Richard Lisitano

1. As the new leader of ­Westerly Hospital and Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in Connecticut, what are your top priorities, specifically as it pertains...

Report: Wait times for R.I. Medicaid recipients longest in New England

PROVIDENCE – Wait times for Rhode Island Medicaid recipients to speak with state officials is the worst in New England, according to a WPRI-TV...

Report: 7,000 R.I. residents removed from Medicaid since April

PROVIDENCE – So far, 7,000 Rhode Island residents have been removed from Medicaid since April 1, when the state began a renewal process that...
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Most-read stories on PBN.com, June 2023

1. As travel season heats up, R.I.’s vacation rental market cools POSTED ONLINE: JUNE 26 After a string of lucrative summers post-2019, short-term vacation...
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