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Five of the eight hospitals in Rhode Island rated by the Leapfrog Group received A grades in the national nonprofit group’s 2016 spring safety score report released this week. more
Rhode Island Public Radio and WPRI-TV CBS 12 received regional 2016 Edward R. Murrow Awards, announced recently by the Radio Television Digital News Association. more
Roger Williams Radiation Therapy, an affiliate of 21st Century Oncology, which offers a comprehensive range of cancer treatment services, has expanded technology to fight cancer. more
Overall tobacco use by middle and high school students has not changed since 2011, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products in a recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. more
The VNA of Care New England is hosting “Nursing in the Community Seminar Series,” which will focus on the future of community-based health care. The seminars will offer opportunities for attendees to meet with VNA representatives to learn about visiting nursing and their benefits, including loan forgiveness, daytime work shifts and a sign-on bonus. more
Paul J. Adler has been named Lifespan’s new senior vice president and general counsel, effective June 1. more
This year’s South County Health annual meeting features a new approach: Anne Scurria and Tim Crowe, two of the most respected resident artists at Trinity Repertory Company, will perform a dramatization about palliative care. more
MedMates’ next monthly networking session is scheduled for May 11, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at SEG Hub, 10 Davol St. The event is free and open to the community. MedMates is Rhode Island’s health care technology network group dedicated to galvanizing collaborations among health technology companies, hospitals, health care facilities, health insurance providers, universities, researchers and government entities. more
The American Heart Association will host the first daylong educational conference in Providence on May 12, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel. The conference will feature presentations from leading resuscitation experts on the latest in CPR and emergency cardiovascular care science, education and training. Offering attendees opportunities for networking with peers and event sponsors, the conference includes a continental breakfast, plated lunch and heart-healthy snacks; the conference fee is $200. more
Dr. Abdul Saied Calvino is a surgical oncologist at the Roger Williams Cancer Center whose practice expertise includes minimally invasive colon and rectal surgery, hepato-biliary and pancreatic surgery. Calvino talked with Providence Business News about health disparities and inequities that Rhode Island’s Latinos experience. more
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