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DR. ROXANNE VREES, medical director of emergency obstetrics and gynecology at Women & Infants, with the hospital's new Level 3 opioid treatment certification. / COURTESY WOMEN & INFANTS

Women & Infants’ emergency room earns Level 3 certification in opioid...

PROVIDENCE — Women & Infants Hospital’s Emergency Department has earned Level 3 Certification in opioid treatment, the first in the Levels of Care for Rhode...
CONDITIONS SET FOR APPROVING THE closure of Memorial Hospital's emergency department don't address the full loss of those services, Pawtucket officials say. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND

Pawtucket officials: RIDOH conditions won’t fully blunt loss of Memorial emergency...

PAWTUCKET — Pawtucket’s state senators say R.I. Department of Health’s conditions on Care New England’s closure of Memorial Hospital’s emergency department don’t fully address...
RIDOH has approved a reverse certificate of need to close emergency services at the site. / COURTESY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

RIDOH approves CNE closure of Memorial Hospital emergency department

PROVIDENCE — The R.I. Department of Health has approved Care New England’s reverse certificate of need application to close Memorial Hospital’s emergency department, leaving...

RIDOH approves Prime Healthcare’s conversion of Landmark, Rehabilitation Hospital to nonprofits

WOONSOCKET — The R.I. Department of Health has approved Prime Healthcare’s conversion of Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket and Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island...
RHODE ISLAND ranked No. 40 in the nation for state spending as a percentage of CDC recommended spending for tobacco use prevention and quitting programs. / COURTESY CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS

Report: R.I. ranks 40th for tobacco prevention program funding

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island ranked No. 40 nationwide in funding tobacco use prevention and quitting programs, and will spend less than one percent of...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Health has ordered that Memorial Hospital take no new patients, halt surgeries and emergency medical services until Care New England's application to continue services is reviewed. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND

RIDOH halts emergency, surgery, new patient services at Memorial Hospital

PROVIDENCE - The R.I. Department of Health has ordered Memorial Hospital to stop taking new patients, surgeries and emergency services, effective Dec. 1, until...
A PUBLIC COMMENT hearing on Memorial Hospital's closing will be held Nov. 27 at 5 p.m. at Goff Middle School at 974 Newport Ave. in Pawtucket. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND

RIDOH hosting public comment for Memorial Hospital closing

PAWTUCKET - Care New England's application to close Memorial Hospital is filed, and the R.I. Department of Health is holding a meeting Monday night at Lyman...
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