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Lifespan cuts ribbon on new ambulatory care center

PROVIDENCE - Lifespan Corp. cut the ribbon today on a new medical center that supplements The Miriam Hospital and offers primary care. The Lifespan Ambulatory...

3 R.I. hospitals earn ‘A’ safety grade from national nonprofit

PROVIDENCE – Three Rhode Island hospitals have earned an “A” grade for safety from a national watchdog organization that keeps track of health care...

Five Questions With: Dr. Simone Thavaseelan

Dr. Simone Thavaseelan is a urologist with Brown Urology who sees patients in a number of Rhode Island hospitals, including The Miriam Hospital, Women...
NOT LIABLE: Bryant University Physician Assistant Program founder and Director Robert Jay Amrien, left, a panelist at the PBN Fall Health Care Summit, says a new law declaring that a physician assistant may be considered a primary care provider means a physician would not be considered liable for the actions of a physician assistant. Next to Amrien, from left, are panelists Maria Ducharme, chief nursing officer and senior vice president of patient care services at The Miriam Hospital; Care New England CEO Dr. James E. Fanale; and James Rajotte, chief of the Center for Health Promotion in the Division of Community Health and Equity at the R.I. Department of Health. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Physician assistants, nurse practitioners may play big role in future of...

Rhode Island is facing a shortage of primary care physicians, but increasing the roles of physician assistants and nurse practitioners might ease the problem,...
DEDICATED STAFF: Dr. Ana Tuya Fulton, back left, head of a special unit dedicated to seniors at Kent Hospital, speaks with, from left foreground, Dr. Julio Defillo Draibe; Leyda Urugutja-Cante, medical social worker; and Kim Jones, occupational therapist. Fulton said Rhode Island is among the top 10 states for its older adult population.
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MICHAEL SALERNO

Hospitals, health systems prepare to accommodate influx of older patients

Since February, when Kent County Memorial Hospital’s Acute Care for Elders unit opened, the 10-bed section has been full of patients age 75 and...

The Miriam Hospital’s ICU honored for excellence

PROVIDENCE – The Miriam Hospital’s intensive care unit has earned the highest level of recognition from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. The national organization...

Surgeon offers trial procedure for fecal incontinence in women

PROVIDENCE – A colorectal surgeon at University Surgical Associates is evaluating a trial procedure to treat fecal incontinence using a system approved by the...

Experience can lead to excellence

Where could the jokes begin? They are experienced, seasoned, wizened even. But this is not a joking matter. What they really are is accomplished, needed and...
THE CARING KIND: Maria Ducharme began her career at The Miriam Hospital in 1987 and is now The Miriam’s chief nursing officer, overseeing about 750 nurses. 
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Maria Ducharme, 25 Over Fifty-five

25 Over Fifty-Five 2019 Award Winner MARIA DUCHARME | Senior vice president and chief nursing officer, The Miriam Hospital MARIA DUCHARME SAYS The Miriam Hospital...

Most-read stories on PBN.com, July 2019

1. PBN names inaugural slate of 25 Over Fifty-Five winners POSTED ONLINE: JULY 12. Providence Business News announced 25 winners for its inaugural 25...
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