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R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott urges Rhode Islanders to consult their doctor before going to the hospital for flu treatment. / COURTESY RIDOH

RIDOH advises most to seek doctor’s visit, not hospital, for flu...

PROVIDENCE, RI — R.I. Department of Health Director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott is urging Rhode Islanders to consult their doctor before going to the hospital...
LIFECYCLE INC. HAS awarded $15,000 to the Leonard and Adele R. Decof Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at The Miriam Hospital, which will allow Miriam to purchase new bariatric equipment and furniture for its cancer center. / COURTESY THE MIRIAM HOSPITAL

LIFEcycle donates $15K to Miriam’s family comprehensive cancer center

NORTH KINGSTOWN – LIFEcycle Inc. has awarded $15,000 to the Leonard and Adele R. Decof Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at The Miriam Hospital.The funds...
Lifecycle Inc., a biking charity that raises funds to fight cancer, donated $5,000 to the Miriam Hospital for a clinical trial exploring improved treatment of glioblastoma, a deadly brain cancer. / COURTESY THE MIRIAM HOSPITAL

Lifecycle donates $5K to Miriam Hospital’s glioblastoma research

NORTH KINGSTON – Lifecycle Inc., a biking charity that raises funds to fight cancer, has donated $5,000 to the Miriam Hospital for a clinical...
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...
INVESTED: Rhode Island Foundation President and CEO Neil D. Steinberg and Jessica David, senior vice president of strategy and community investments, have helped launch 12 Rhode Island entrepreneurs through RIF’s innovation fellowship program. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Six years in, RIF innovation fellows’ impact unclear as they fight...

Six years ago, the Rhode Island Foundation announced it was accepting applications for something called an innovation fellowship. The program, funded by local philanthropists...

Management is a service job

Dr. Louis B. Rice | University Medicine Foundation CEO, ­president and physician-in-chiefLeading a group of physicians is a complex endeavor that requires honesty and...
MACHINE PREP: Dr. Ling Zhang, left, and Dr. Gregory D. Jay, owner of Lubris LLC, prepare the AKTA machine to purify antibodies at the Lubris lab. Lubris has licensed the glycoprotein lubricin to Novartis to use as a dry-eye treatment. / PBN PHOTO/
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Lifespan researcher scores commercial hit with biolubricant Novartis deal

Dr. Gregory D. Jay, owner of Lubris LLC, is celebrating his company’s licensing of lubricin as a clinically superior dry-eye treatment to Novartis, which...
THE MIRIAM HOSPITAL has partnered with Live Inspired to offer a texting-based smoking cessation program, “TEXTMYQUIT,” this month, coinciding with the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout on Nov. 16. / COURTESY THE MIRIAM HOSPITAL

Miriam Hospital researchers studying text messages as smoking cessation tool

PROVIDENCE – The Miriam Hospital has partnered with Live Inspired to offer a texting-based smoking cessation program, “TEXTMYQUIT,” this month, coinciding with the American...
AGAINST THE CLOCK: The neuro-interventional team at Rhode Island Hospital finishes performing a thrombectomy procedure on a patient with an acute ischemic stroke. Speeding stroke treatment by minutes can dramatically improve recovery time and results.   / COURTESY RICHARD SCHULTZ

Lifespan perpetually aiming for health care’s horizon

Excellence at an Enterprise Company | Lifespan Corp.Becoming a leader in providing health care and in research has been instrumental in allowing Lifespan Corp....
DR. JOHN LONKS, epidemiologist at The Miriam Hospital, has been named the Dr. Charles C.J. Carpenter Outstanding Physician of the Year at the Providence East Side institution.

Lonks named Miriam outstanding physician of the year.

PROVIDENCE – Dr. John Lonks, an infectious disease specialist at The Miriam Hospital as well as a researcher and associate professor of medical science...
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