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A pair of Women & Infants Hospital staff members, Cynthia Zembo and Eric Olson, were recently awarded with the Richard P. Welch Award for Continued Excellence in Patient and Family Centered Care. more
Dr. Stanley Aronson, who cofounded the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, died at the center he founded, on Jan. 28. more
Director of LeadingAge RItalks about his career in the elder-care industry. more
On the anniversary of its first year quitting the sale of tobacco products at CVS pharmacies, the CVS Health Foundation announced Thursday it is committing $5 million over five years to launch a grant program to help the next generation reduce tobacco use. more
The Thundermist Health Center will launch a three-year plan to bring community health access teams to communities it serves using three grants totaling $390,000 from the Jessie B. Cox Charitable Trust. more
President and CEO of the Rhode Island Quality Institute discusses CurrentCare, the state’s health information exchange. more
Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island announced recently that buses from the R.I. Public Transit Authority fleet have begun promoting HHCRI’s specially designed charity license plate. more
Pediatric experts at Hasbro Children’s Hospital are warning parents against using topical pain medications medications, both prescription and over-the-counter, on infants as they can be harmful and cause injury to children. more
The accidental drug overdose problem continues in the state, and the Hospital Association of Rhode Island recently released a statement detailing ways that the state’s hospitals have been responding to the crisis. more
The good news about health care spending continues. In the first nine months of this fiscal year, Medicare spending increased only 1.2 percent in nominal terms, and for 2014, it’s now projected to be $1,000 lower per beneficiary than the Congressional Budget Office said it would be as recently as 2010. Even the Medicare trustees are starting to recognize that something big may be happening. more
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