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Women who’ve had breast cancer surgery often live out their lives with highly visible scars reminding them of their diagnosis and surgery. more
Coastal Medical, a primary care Accountable Care Organization that treats 120,000 patients, will pilot the “Choosing Wisely” campaign in three of its 20 offices in Rhode Island to encourage more effective communications between patients and clinicians regarding appropriate test and treatment options, according to a recent Coastal Medical statement. more
At Rhode Island KIDS COUNT’s 16th annual celebration of children’s health luncheon, leaders lauded the many milestones and top rankings Rhode Island has achieved, while warning of the need for continued diligence, in light of the recent GOP sweep of the White House and both houses of Congress. more
Jayashree Nimmagadda is a professor in the Master of Social Work Program at Rhode Island College’s School of Social Work. more
In recognition of November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month, the Alzheimer’s Association, Rhode Island Chapter is focusing its attention on the challenges that Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers face, and helping them recognize, manage and reduce caregiver stress, according to a release from the chapter. more
After earlier entering into formal relationships with Brown University School of Public Health and the University of Rhode Island, the R.I. Department of Health announced its formal relationship with Rhode Island College. more
Workplace stress always, almost always or very often impacts nearly 30 percent of employees who responded to a national survey commissioned by the American Heart Association CEO Roundtable, the AHA–Southern New England reported. more
Richard R. Charest, president and CEO of Landmark Medical Center and the Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island, is retiring. more
(Updated 1:19 and 2:16 p.m.) Controlling health care costs is largely a matter of supply and demand, but Rhode Island tradition throws some extra wrenches into the works. Two of them, for instance, are the state’s oversupply of hospitals and the assumption by consumers that they’re entitled to any care they choose. more
Gail E. Costa, of Cranston, was named the 2016 Strategist of the Year by the New England Society for Healthcare Strategy. more
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