Updated February 21 at 12:28am
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The University of Rhode Island’s Academic Health Collaborative and the R.I. Department of Health’s Academic Center have formed a new partnership to build healthier communities and to strengthen the state’s public health workforce. more
Dr. Sajeev Handa is head of hospital medicine at Rhode Island Hospital, a Lifespan facility. He helped to found the hospitalist program, in which physicians practice exclusively in a hospital setting; the program is marking its 20th anniversary this year. more
Dr. Stephen Salloway, the director of neurology and the Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital, is also a professor of neurology and psychiatry at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Salloway talked with Providence Business News about a global registry of candidates for clinical trials for Alzheimer’s research and Butler’s role in that initiative. more
(Updated 3:26 p.m.) Rhode Island received an overall grade of B- in a recent report from the College and University Research Collaborative that evaluated the performance of state health insurance marketplaces. more
(Updated 12:55 p.m. and 3:39 p.m.) New Bedford and Fall River mayors are being asked by Massachusetts health care workers, labor leaders and social justice advocates to hold additional meetings about the proposed merger between Southcoast Health and Care New England. more
Rhode Island has the 10th highest nursing home costs in the nation at an average of $94,170 annually, according to Caregiverlist’s August report. more
Notwithstanding the popularity of positron emission tomography scans, they are not effective in discovering cervical cancer in lymph nodes, according to research recently published by a team of oncologists, including one physician from Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. more
CVS Health Corp. and Adapt Pharma, an innovative pharmaceutical company with U.S. headquarters in Radnor, Pa., recently announced a new partnership to make the opioid overdose-reversing drug Narcan Nasal Spray (the trade name for the‎ naloxone nasal spray) less expensive for those without health insurance. more
Southcoast Health recently announced that partial knee replacement surgeries are now being offered with the Navio Surgical System. more
Dr. Lynn Taylor is on a mission to eradicate hepatitis C in Rhode Island. more
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