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Why did you select your profession? I declared my major in health policy and management at Providence College after taking the major's introductory class. I instantly found the subject matter interesting and knew a career in health care would be … more
A research team at the Breast Health Center at Women & Infants Hospital has discovered that women’s instincts about the preferred surgical option to remove their breast cancer carry more weight than their surgeon’s advice and their partner’s input. more
Dr. Ann L. Potter is the new medical director at Southcoast Behavioral Health, a 120-bed psychiatric hospital in Dartmouth that is part of Southcoast Health, serving patients in southeastern Massachusetts and parts of Rhode Island. Before joining Southcoast Behavioral Health, Potter worked at The Providence Center in Providence. Potter spoke recently with Providence Business News about her new position at Southcoast Behavioral Health and the entity’s goals and objectives. more
Lisa Abbott has been appointed senior vice president for human resources at Lifespan. She holds an MBA in international business from Binghamton University. more
The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, which aims to fight opioid addiction and promote opioid prevention and treatment programs comprehensively on several fronts, will soon become federal law. more
These are challenging times for behavioral health care organizations. Enterprises like ours are considered fiscally healthy if they break even. But most of our sister centers in Rhode Island post negative returns and/or have cash flow issues. … more
Dr. Jessica Heney has joined the practice at Thundermist Health Center of Woonsocket. She previously worked in research at Brown University, Brigham and Women's Hospital, the Institute for Health and Social Justice, and Partners in Health. Heney … more
(Updated 12:48 p.m.) Rhode Island Hospital, a Lifespan hospital, Tuesday submitted a Certificate of Need to the R.I. Department of Health, seeking approval to build a 31-bed obstetrics unit. more
State Rep. Edith H. Ajello, D-Providence, and state Sen. Gayle L. Goldin, D-Providence, believe physicians should have the freedom to move freely from one employer to another and maintain their professional relationships with their patients, regardless of their place of employment. To that end, they have introduced legislation in the House and Senate, 2016-H 7586 and 2016-S 2578, respectively, to limit the use of restrictive covenants in physician employment contracts. more
James Prochaska is director of the Cancer Prevention Research Center and professor of clinical and health psychology at the University of Rhode Island. more
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