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By denying the June 23 request for an expedited review of the proposed affiliation between Care New England and Southcoast Health, the Rhode Island Department of Health, in effect, reset the clock. Joseph Wendelken, DOH public information officer, said that once the parties submit an application for a standard review of the affiliation and the application is deemed complete, the DOH has a 120-day window to make a decision. more
If high patient volume equates to high revenue, Newport Hospital, a Lifespan facility, should be flush with money. more
Mark J. Brice, attorney at Decof, Decof & Barry, has represented children and families in medical malpractice and product liability cases for more than three decades. He spoke with Providence Business News about medical malpractice lawsuits and how medical technology is bringing changes to litigation. more
An “Alice in Wonderland”-themed fundraiser to benefit the Association of Migraine Disorders’ interdisciplinary migraine pathology research will be held at Newport’s Fort Adams State Park on Aug. 7. more
Health insurers Aetna Inc. and Humana Inc. will go to trial on Dec. 5 in defense of their planned $37 billion merger, which the U.S. government has said would increase consumer costs. more
The University of Rhode Island is launching an Academic Health Collaborative as it reorganizes health programs to maximize cross-disciplinary programs and spur external partnerships. more
Nelipak Corp. recently acquired Tegrant Alloyd Brands of Puerto Rico Inc., a subsidiary of the thermoforming firm Sonoco Products Co., for an undisclosed sum. more
The AARP named Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, D-Newport, House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, D-Cranston, Sens. Gayle L. Goldin, D-Providence, and Joshua Miller, D-Cranston, and Reps. Eileen S. Naughton, D-Warwick, and Joseph M. McNamara, D-Warwick, as 2015 “Capitol Caregivers,” a bipartisan group from 25 states. These elected officials have furthered policies to help family caregivers who enable elder Rhode Islanders to independently “age in place” in their homes, according to the organization. more
After conducting a national search, the University of Rhode Island has named Barbara E. Wolfe, associate dean for research and professor at the Connell School of Nursing at Boston College, its new dean of the College of Nursing. more
In Rhode Island, eight percent of high school students smoke and an additional 500 youth under the age of 18 become daily smokers each year. The Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership and the CVS Health Foundation, a private foundation created by CVS Health, are working together to reduce youth tobacco use statewide. more
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