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South County Hospital’s Orthopedics Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for its hip and knee replacement program. more
Researchers at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island recently published the results of an investigation into more successful tailoring of therapy for ovarian cancer. more
With systemwide changes in the health care industry unfolding at an unprecedented rate, registered nurses are looking for ways to stay maximally useful and maximally competitive. In response, the University of Rhode Island and Lifespan have partnered to increase the number of nurses with bachelor’s degrees. more
Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Newport Hospital talks about national and local suicide statistics. more
(Updated, 6:30 p.m.) South County Hospital Healthcare System has ended merger talks with Southcoast Health System roughly six months after the two community health organizations began serious talks to combine operations. more
A CVS Health employee at the Cass Avenue store in Woonsocket conducts a free screening with a customer on Sept. 3. The Project Health event coincided with the company’s announcement that it was changing its corporate name to CVS Health, had removed tobacco products from its store shelves and was launching a national smoking-cessation program. The health-risk screenings included blood pressure, Body Mass Index, glucose and cholesterol. more
BOSTON – An insurance company and its subsidiary have agreed to pay $1.3 million to settle allegations that they deceptively marketed and sold a discount health plan to hundreds of Massachusetts consumers, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
When someone suffers an accident, they can’t always inform the responding EMTs about medications they’re taking, or tell them about a serious condition they might have. more
Thanks to a grant from the R.I. Department of Health, VNS Home Health Services is now able to provide pediatric services to families in Westerly through Healthy Families American. more
During summer 2013, Butler Hospital’s daily inpatient census hovered at around 153. This summer, the daily census averaged 175 with peak days reaching over 190. more
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