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The leadership of Lifespan and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, based in Boston, announced on Tuesday a new strategic alliance to advance cancer treatment and research. more
Close to 500 Rhode Islanders avoided long-term admission to a nursing home and another 150 Rhode Islanders were transitioned out of such placements as a result of Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island’s work in support of the state’s Integrated Care Initiative, the insurer said Monday. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 70th among the 100 largest metro areas in the Milken Institute’s 2017 Best Cities for Successful Aging report and index, a collaboration of the Institute’s Center for the Future of Aging and Research Department, released earlier this week. more
Pilot projects led by two University of Rhode Island researchers have each been awarded federal grant funding through Advance Clinical and Translational Research, a statewide program that supports scientific research that will improve the health of Rhode Islanders. more
The Massachusetts economy continues to perform well, given that total jobs, unemployment, wages and gross state product are close to or better than pre-recession levels. more
Lamya Karim, an assistant professor of bioengineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has been awarded a $616,170 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how Type 2 diabetes weakens bones and results in patients being at much greater risk for fractures. more
President Donald Trump’s budget proposal to Congress calls for eliminating social programs dating to President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty and would cut spending on assistance to needy counties in Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta as well as hungry schoolchildren in Cambodia. more
Rhode Island is the best state for nurses, followed by Massachusetts, according to a recent study by Zippia. more
In its first round of funding since establishment last year, the state’s inaugural Domestic Violence Prevention Fund awarded a shared total of $179,755 in funding to five projects that aim to prevent dating and domestic violence. more
To help small New England-based physicians and eligible clinical practices prepare for and participate in the new Quality Payment Program, a five-year federal contract has been granted to Healthcentric Advisors and its partner organization, Qualidigm, by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, according to a statement by the company on Tuesday. more
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