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Providing quality medical treatment in a rapidly changing health care industry can be difficult. But one Rhode Island business is helping to put many of the state’s primary care physicians on the right path. more
Dr. Deborah Riebe, professor and chair of the kinesiology dept. at the University of Rhode Island, has been nominated as to act as the senior editor for the 10th edition of the “American College of Sports Medicine’s Guidelines for Exercise and Prescription.” The book is considered an industry standard and it is used as a reference by clinical exercise, public health and other health care professionals for treating both healthy individuals, as well as those with a chronic disease or condition. The handbook is also used as a supplementary textbook and as a resource for professionals preparing for the ACSM exam. She holds a B.S. in physical education from Springfield College, an M.S. in exercise science from the University of Rhode Island and a Ph.D. in exercise physiology from the University of Connecticut. more
WARWICK – An annual awards ceremony held recently by the Hospital Association of Rhode Island honored individuals from throughout the state. The event, “Celebration of Excellence in Hospital … more
Ira C. Magaziner will serve as keynote speaker for “Putting Health Care Reform in Context: A Civil Discussion” at Rhode Island College on Nov. 19. more
The R.I. Chronic Care Sustainability Initiative (CSI-RI) has announced that 25 primary care practices sites have been accepted to join its primary care reform initiative. more
The Obama administration forecast that as many as 9.9 million people will sign up for health coverage under Obamacare this year, 3 million below a previous estimate from the Congressional Budget Office. more
Mnemosyne Pharmaceuticals Inc. appointment of Vanessa King as president and CEO. more
Lester P. Schindel has been appointed CEO of CharterCARE Health Partners, a regional health care network that operates Roger Williams Medical Center, Our Lady of Fatima Hospital and a number of affiliated physician and health provider entities. more
Researchers from Rhode Island and The Miriam hospitals and the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that prescription opioids, including methadone, were involved in nearly 68 percent (or more than 135,00 visits) of nationwide emergency department visits in 2010, with the highest proportion of opioid overdoses occurring in the south. more
The American Cancer Society is encouraging smokers to quit or plan to quit smoking during the 38th annual Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 20, with The Miriam Hospital is offering a smoking cessation program to help. more
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