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Debra Hurwitz

Don’t stymie primary-care tech advancements

An absolute requirement during the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine has been a game-changer for patients across the state of Rhode Island. Essential to this new...

What’s next for telemedicine? Patients, providers should decide

Telemedicine use exploded when the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic made in-person care difficult. Now, two years later, providers and policymakers must decide what...

4 Big Health Benefits Trends to Watch in 2022

Since the start of the pandemic, the health care industry has been continuously challenged to evolve. Even the very definitions of consumer health and...

Rolling applications open for NEMIC business accelerator program

PROVIDENCE – The New England Medical Innovation Center is offering rolling applications for its three-month business accelerator geared toward mental health, equity and telehealth...
LOSING CONNECTION? Dr. Kevin Baill, associate chief medical officer at Butler Hospital in Providence, speaks with Nikole Kennedy, operations coordinator. Baill says telehealth has been crucial during the ­COVID-19 pandemic, but he worries about more-stringent cross-border regulations.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Out-of-state telehealth visits hit some snags

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine was hailed as a lifesaver, allowing patients to see their doctor virtually without the risk of...
LIFESAVER: Erin Cooney, a barber, credits telemedicine with saving her life in December, when she realized after a fall that something was seriously wrong and was able to hold a videoconference with her doctor. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Push on to make benefits of telehealth permanent

Seeing a doctor became much easier in the pandemic for many people who avoided travel time, office waits and the risk of exposure to...

Lotus Noire provides ‘culturally competent’ medical services

Temperance Taylor’s mission stems from problems she has seen and experienced in medical treatment as a Black single mom and family nurse practitioner. Taylor recalled...
ESSENTIAL SERVICE: The Rhode Island Free Clinic has provided more than 40,000 free patient visits to uninsured, low-income adults over the last five years. CEO Marie Ghazal, right, speaks with primary care provider Marina Rodriguez, center, and psychiatric clinical nurse specialist Sylvia Weber.  / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Rhode Island Free Clinic provides a much-needed lifeline for Rhode Island...

PBN Business Excellence Awards 2020 Excellence at a Social Service Agency: Rhode Island Free Clinic EVEN AFTER EXPERIENCING “significant disruption” this year due to the...

PBN Health Care Summit panel: Continued telehealth coverage a must

While telehealth has been critical for providers to check in on many of their patients during the pandemic, Marie L. Ganim, R.I. health insurance...
TEAMWORK: Tides Family Services team members work together during a summer retreat in 2019. / COURTESY TIDES FAMILY SERVICES

Tides Family Services

PBN Best Places to Work 2020 MIDSIZE COMPANIES 9. Tides Family Services Employees in R.I.: 132 CEO and President Beth Bixby Questions answered by: Beth Bixby What support programs...
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