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The Rhode Island Podiatric Medical Association is hosting a “Socks for the Needy” campaign through May 30 to benefit needy children and adults as part of their 100th anniversary. Collection bins are set up at podiatrists’ offices and YMCAs throughout the state. more
So far, so good for Rhode Island’s Integrated Care Initiative. more
Moving to a retirement or assisted-living community is a major lifestyle change sometimes eased when a beloved pet is part of the move. While many facilities for the elderly bring in visiting therapy dogs, some senior communities allow pets as permanent residents. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee has signed a bill intended to help improve Rhode Island women’s health and safety by requiring facilities that perform mammograms to provide their patients with more information on the subject of breast density and more complete reporting on the results of their tests. more
In recognition of Rhode Island employers’ efforts to advance employee wellness and build a healthier Rhode Island, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island together with the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce recently distributed Worksite Health Awards to more than 70 local businesses. more
Kent Hospital’s Dr. Polly E. Leonard has been recognized by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine for achieving her second fellowship for its National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators, and was also elected vice-chairperson of the Society of Osteopathic Medical Educators. more
Community educational mentor for Tockwotton on the Waterfront talks about how the facility’s gardening program is impacting residents. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has approved the hospital conversion application for a joint venture between CharterCare Health Partners and Prospect Medical Holdings. more
Despite the red ink that’s poured out of some community hospitals in the Providence area in recent years, competition to buy them has been strong. more
PROVIDENCE – Sen. Maryellen Goodwin, D-Providence, and Rep. Frank Ferri, D-Warwick, were honored in a Statehouse ceremony last week by the Rhode Island Partnership for Home Care Inc. They were named “Legislative Champions” by the trade association for their advocacy in ensuring access to quality home health care services. more
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