In an annual check up of our nation’s health, Rhode Island’s overall health ranked #14 among all 50 states in 2015. As a state, we do exceptionally well from a policy standpoint, but still do need to improve in many areas.
The Pediatric Anxiety Research Center at Bradley Hospital is enrolling children and teens with obsessive-compulsive disorder or anxiety for a study focused on exposure-based cognitive behavioral therapy. The researchers’ goal is to identify the best methods to help clinicians improve treatment for this pediatric population.
Dr. Afreen Siddiqui, of East Greenwich, was honored for her two years of dedicated service as president of the Rhode Island Society of Anesthesiologists at RISA’s annual membership meeting on Jan. 28. RISA is a nonprofit organization that promotes professional education and support of its members to provide the best possible care of their patients.
WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care, a patient-centered medical home with offices in Burrillville, Foster and North Kingstown, has been recognized by UnitedHealthcare for improving service to Medicare Advantage members.