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James Prochaska is director of the Cancer Prevention Research Center and professor of clinical and health psychology at the University of Rhode Island. more
Why did you select your profession? Helping others was innate in me. I feel responsible for the well-being of others. Funny as it is, it got me into trouble several times until I found my calling of being a physician. As you can imagine, I … more
It has happened. For the first time, consumers are purchasing more online than in stores. Even Black Friday 2016, with its emphasis on traditional shopping, saw more people buying online than in stores (44 percent compared to 40 percent). Mobile … more
DEBORAH GRIFFIN was recently elected to serve a two-year term as chair of the Rhode Island Health Care Association, the state's largest trade association for skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities. Additionally, Griffin was chosen by her … more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? One of the biggest hurdles is access to capital. A lot of metropolitan areas benefit from angel investment groups and local venture-capital firms and grants from municipal … more
When Yuri Tomikawa needed a therapist and had trouble finding one, the Brown University graduate eventually founded an innovative business to do just that. Zencare features clinicians who are referred, recommended and/or vetted. The Providence-based … more
Since April, a partnership between Southcoast Health and the United Way of Greater New Bedford’s Hunger Commission has facilitated the donation of hundreds of gallons of frozen soup to those in need. more
Rhode Island College’s Penni Sadlon, simulation coordinator/educator at the college’s School of Nursing, was recognized by Education Management Solutions LLC with the 2016 Champion Award. She received the award at the organization’s International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare in San Diego. The award honors one individual who has actively championed state-of-the-art simulation-related technology for a simulation center. more
Elmhurst Extended Care has been acquired by Brick, N.J.-based Tryko Partners LLC, and will be renamed Elmhurst Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center as part of a more than $5 million renovation of the property. more
Kelly Ramirez sees growth in the number of people who want to create a positive social and economic impact in Rhode Island. The trend works well for the CEO of Providence-based Social Enterprise Greenhouse, an accelerator comprising a … more
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