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Collaboration was the watchword of the day, when officials from the University of Rhode Island announced a new Academic Health Collaborative intended to foster multidisciplinary health care learning, teaching and research within URI and far beyond its campus walls. more
Kent Radiation Therapy has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology, after a recent review by the American College of Radiology. Kent Radiation Therapy, a 21st Century Oncology affiliate and a joint venture between Care New England and CharterCARE Health Partners, is Kent County’s only ACR-accredited radiation oncology facility. more
A “Backyard BBQ” was hosted by the Ronald McDonald House of Providence on July 8 with the aim of raising funds to supplement the cost of lodging families with sick children. More than $150,000 was raised. more
After an eight-year partnership with the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, a local family has separated from the national organization to form its own nonprofit, the Rhode Island Ovarian Cancer Alliance. more
Dr. Ghada Bourjeily is an attending physician in pulmonary services and obstetric medicine and director of research at the Women’s Medicine Collaborative. She treats patients at Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital. She is also an assistant professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Her recent research has focused on sleep-disordered breathing and its impact on cardiovascular and metabolic outcomes during pregnancy. more
A new doula program has completed complimentary in-home visits for more than 225 new mothers. The program, which launched exclusively for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island members in July, in partnership with Care New England, provides mothers who give birth at Women & Infants Hospital a three-hour home visit from a trained doula as an additional level of support following childbirth. more
Gateway Healthcare, a community behavioral health care provider, honored individuals and organizations demonstrating a commitment to their community at its annual awards breakfast, held this year on May 2. more
South County Health Medical & Wellness Center will open an office at 286 Post Road (Route 1, near Walmart), in Westerly, effective May 23. It joins a pre-existing facility at 3461 South County Trail (Route 2) in East Greenwich. more
ChartWise Medical Systems Inc., which specializes in computer-assisted documentation improvement software, has won the 2015/2016 category leader award for CDI software from KLAS, which conducts health care research. Software category leaders were selected based on the quality of the organization’s product and its performance relative to competitors. more
The Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties has received the "Five Star" rating of its care by the patients who received the care. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services has introduced a patient rating system for patients who receive home care to rate their satisfaction. more
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