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University Medicine, a nonprofit primary care, specialty outpatient and subspecialty group practice, recently announced it will occupy three of the four floors of a newly constructed building at 375 Wampanoag Trail. more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is proposing a rule change that would lower the department’s threshold of lead found in a child’s blood to that of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a new reference level that has the potential to affect 2.9 million housing units built before 1978, when lead paint was banned. more
Elite Physical Therapy announced that four of its doctors of physical therapy – Meghan Yole, Leanne Monteiro, Mark Mahnensmith and Sarah Johnson – recently received specialty board certification in orthopedics. more
While the domestic health care sector is rife with mind-numbing acronyms, one new acronym, DHAKA, may be a lifesaving tool. DHAKA, which stands for Dehydration: Assess Kids Accurately, assesses the severity of dehydration in children in low-income countries. more
Cyrus Kosar, who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from Boston University, came to the Brown University School of Public Health as a graduate student in 2015. His research interests are in aging, long-term care, health economics and quasi-experimental research methods. Kosar, who led a research project that reviewed data from millions of seniors with delirium, shared information with Providence Business News about the results of the study and other issues related to delirium. more
On May 18, business and civic leaders met in Westerly to celebrate the ribbon-cutting of South County Health’s newest Medical & Wellness Center. more
Debra Sharpe, executive director of the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island, came to work in the nonprofit by chance. Having always been involved in volunteering, causes and community organizations, her first nonprofit job was with the American Heart Association in Illinois and Missouri as a field representative. “Today, I can’t imagine doing anything else,” she said, and when the position with the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island came up she jumped at the opportunity. more
Hepatitis C, the nation’s most common bloodborne infection, was associated with the deaths of 102 Rhode Islanders, a fivefold increase in the last decade, according to a report issued earlier this month by the Rhode Island Department of Health and the Rhode Island Public Health Institute. more
The Autism Project, an affiliate of Gateway Healthcare, recently received a $1.2 million grant from the Health Resources and Service Administration, according to a press statement from Gateway Healthcare, a Lifespan entity. more
On Oct. 9, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Inc., will hold a breakfast featuring a cross-section of Rhode Island leaders to address the need to increase funding for cancer research. more
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