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BOSTON – Providence’s Women & Infants Hospital has agreed to pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that it failed to protect the personal and health information of more than 12,000 patients in Massachusetts, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
Westerly Hospital Auxiliary and the Mary C. Pucci Foundation recently awarded six $1,000 scholarships to local students who plan to pursue or advance their career in health care. more
PROVIDENCE – A statewide initiative designed to improve health care for all Rhode Islanders was launched last week. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, who announced the new initiative along with U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, signed an executive order … more
A woman walks into a CVS/pharmacy to get a prescription filled. While she waits, her child sees a nurse practitioner at an in-house clinic to get a lingering cough checked out. While the child is examined and treated, the woman picks up her … more
Anthem Inc. struck a deal to buy rival Cigna Corp. for $48.4 billion, wrapping up almost a year of contentious negotiations and potentially creating the largest health insurer in the U.S. more
Margaret Bublitz recently joined the Women’s Behavioral Medicine team at the Women’s Medicine Collaborative as a clinical psychologist. more
Dr. Maureen Phipps, chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Women & Infants Hospital, was recently elected to the Council of University Chairs of Obstetrics and Gynecology through 2017. more
Kent Hospital’s laboratory recently had its accreditation extended for two years by the College of American Pathologists. more
A key component of the "eds and meds" piece of the Rhode Island economy are the state's hospitals. And according to the Hospital Association of Rhode Island, in 2013 they accounted for roughly 14 percent of the Ocean State's nearly $50 billion in … more
Dr. Karen Tashima, director of HIV clinical studies at The Miriam Hospital, served as the lead investigator in a clinical study to evaluate the recently FDA-approved drug Prezcobix. The drug reduces the number of pills that HIV patients must take … more
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