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Landmark Medical Center involved in illegal business transaction

WOONSOCKET – Landmark Medical Center was valued at $65 million last year by its owner when the hospital completed a business transaction that the...
RHODE ISLAND MEDICAL IMAGING recently donated $10,000 to the R.I. Department of Health to expand breast cancer screening for low-income women. From left, Dr. Robert Ward, Rhode Island Medical Imaging; Dr. Ana Lourenco, Rhode Island Medical Imaging; Gov. Gina M. Raimondo; Dr. John Pezzullo, president, Rhode Island Medical Imaging; Carol Hall-Walker, R.I. Department of Health; and Brenda Di Paolo, RIDOH. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Rhode Island Medical Imaging donates $10K to RIDOH to expand breast...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo accepted a $10,000 check Nov. 8 from Rhode Island Medical Imaging providing financial assistance for access to breast...
FAMILY-OWNED: Pier Ice Plant in Narragansett was founded June 15, 1966, by owner Robert Shumate, above, and his father, Lawrence. Robert Shumate is a member of the Narragansett Indian Tribe. He says he was lucky to grow up in a family that owned its own business. / PBN PHOTO/
MICHAEL SALERNO

For R.I.’s indigenous people, good jobs and prosperity are often out...

For 51 years, Robert Shumate said he has been “keeping South ­County cool.” Owner of Pier Ice Plant in Narragansett and a Narragansett Indian Tribe...

DOH chief named president-elect of National Health Directors Group

PROVIDENCE – State health directors across the nation have elected Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, director of the R.I. Department of Health, as president-elect of the...
CARE NEW ENGLAND terminated negotiations with Prime Healthcare Foundation to sell Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island Monday night. The hospital will also discontinue its inpatient and emergency services. / COURTESY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF RHODE ISLAND

Should the state allow Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket to have its...

When Care New England bought Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island in 2013, the Pawtucket institution was already in financial difficulties. But since then, its...

Elevated levels of man-made chemicals found in Burrillville drinking water

BURRILLVILLE – Tests revealed elevated levels of man-made chemicals, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, in the drinking water at the Oakland Association water system,...
PICTURED FROM LEFT: Brian Goldner, chairman and CEO of Hasbro; Barbara Goldner; Dennis D. Keefe, president and CEO of Care New England; Rhoda Perry; Margaret D. "Peggy" Farrell, partner at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP; Mary Marran; Patricia Thompson; and John Sinnott, vice president, Rhode Island District manager, Gilbane Building Co., at A Gallery Affair II at the Providence Art Club, which raised $88,000 for the Butler Hospital Foundation. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND

Butler Hospital Foundation’s annual fundraiser collects $88,000

PROVIDENCE – Butler Hospital Foundation’s fundraiser, A Gallery Affair II, raised more than $88,000 to benefit research at the Providence Art Club Sept. 19. More...
OPIOID ALTERNATIVE: Dr. Benjamin Algiere, owner of Algiere Chiropractic in Richmond, opened his practice eight months ago. He says many patients worry about building up a tolerance for opioids and would prefer alternative treatment. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Chiropractic coverage mandated for substance disorders

Opioids may have been the first path many of Dr. Benjamin Algiere’s patients took for pain relief, but he hopes it’s not their last. A...
THE SENATE GOP has revived its effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act but is running out of time to pass the measure with a simple majority. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

ACA reform stalls as GOP takes second shot at repeal

PROVIDENCE — HealthSource RI Executive Director Zach Sherman’s hopes for health insurance market-stabilizing legislation were dashed Tuesday when U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor &...
THE RHODE ISLAND Emergency Management Agency has developed a playbook for maintaining power at critical health care facilities in times of disaster.

RIEMA unveils emergency power preservation plan for critical health care facilities

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency’s playbook to safeguard electricity supplies for critical health care facilities during disasters, “Protecting Patients When Disaster Strikes,”...
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