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NEW I­NCENTIVE: Rhode Island College interim President Jack Warner wants state lawmakers to approve a scholarship to cover two years of tuition for students who enroll directly out of high school. 

Give RIC scholarship to help lure students

A 33% decline in enrollment at Rhode Island College over the last decade should be sounding alarm bells on campus and at the Statehouse. The...

WalletHub: R.I. 9th best state in nation for nurses

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island was ranked the ninth best state in the nation for nurses, according to a WalletHub study released Tuesday. WalletHub, a personal...
ROMELL TAYLOR, a registered nurse who has worked at The Miriam Hospital for nearly 24 years, is featured in a new video advertising employment at Lifespan Corp. as the company seeks to fill 2,300 open positions. / COURTESY LIFESPAN CORP.

With 2,300 openings, Lifespan turns to employees for help with recruitment

PROVIDENCE – A 30-second video shows registered nurse Romell Taylor as she walks the halls of the medical surgery oncology unit at The Miriam...

McKee issues executive order to aid staffing issues at R.I. nursing...

PROVIDENCE – Due to continued stresses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Daniel J. McKee issued an executive order on Friday that would provide...

Health officials let COVID-infected staff stay on the job

Health authorities around the U.S. are increasingly taking the extraordinary step of allowing nurses and other workers infected with the coronavirus to stay on...

Senior care organizations signal alarm bell on staffing shortage

PROVIDENCE – Two senior care organizations say that the labor shortage hampering Rhode Island's long-term care facilities, made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic, has...

Lifespan seeks nurse-led research projects for $1M initiative

PROVIDENCE – In an effort to support medical research projects led by nurses, Lifespan Corp. has dedicated up to $1 million this year for...

Amid pandemic, can we find more nurses?

With a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases this fall and hospitals nearing capacity, health care workers nationwide are scrambling to save lives – at...
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