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Najarian Named Medical Director of University Gastroenterology’s Pathology Center

Robert Najarian Named Medical Center of Pathology Center

University Gastroenterology has named Robert Najarian as medical director of its new Pathology Center in Portsmouth. Najarian comes to University Gastroenterology from Boston.

Guest MINDSETTER™ Rosenthal: Curbing RI’s Opioid Epidemic Requires Increased Prevention Measures

Rosenthal says curbing RI's opioid dpidemic requires increased prevention measures

Over the past 2 or 3 years, we have begun to make fitful progress in curbing RI’s opioid epidemic. The state has even realized a...

HealthSource RI Teams With CVS Health to Make Paying Bills Easier

CVS and HealthSource partnership

HealthSource RI is teaming with CVS Health in an effort to reduce Rhode Island’s uninsured rate by expanding options to pay for...

RI Recognized Nationally for Top Immunization Rates

RI recognized nationally for top immunization rates

Rhode Island has been recognized for having immunization rates among the highest in the country for numerous vaccines across different age groups.

Weiss: AARP Gives Us a Snapshot of the Millennial Caregiver

AARP’s latest caregiver report places the spotlight on the Millennial generation, those born between 1980 and 1996, ages 22 to 38 in 2018.  “Millennials: The Emerging...

RI Dept. of Health Awards $42K in Grants for Projects Addressing Climate Change

RI Dept. of Health awards $42K in grants for projects addressing climate change PHOTO: Dr. Alexander Scott

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) awarded $42,000 in grants to ten local groups to work projects related to climate change education and community resilience.

Why RI Needs Immunization Database: Guest MINDSETTER™ Dr. Ejnes

Ejnes explains why RI needs immunization database

As a primary care physician, one of my goals is to prevent disease. Ensuring that as many of my patients as possible receive their recommended...

RI Medical imaging Launches “In Your Neighborhood” Campaign to Celebrate 75th Anniversary  

Dr. John Pezzullo, Rhode Island Medical Imaging’s president announces kick off of

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) in East Providence is kicking off its “In Your Neighborhood” campaign to celebrate its 75th anniversary.

RI Medical Professionals Send Letter to Senate Urging Them to Reject Drug Homicide Bill

More than a dozen medical professionals and organizations in Rhode Island are urging the Senate to reject legislation sponsored by the Attorney General that would...

Weiss: Keynote Address - Fine Calls for Community Health Stations in Every RI Community

Dr. Michael Fine

Last week, the Rhode Island Minority Elder Task Force (RIMETF) held a Health and Wellness Fair at the Cape Verdean Progressive Center in East Providence...

Brown Announces Formation of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center

Brown University has announced the formation of a new Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center as part of its Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Physician Burnout Needs to Be Addressed: Guest MINDSETTER™ McInteer

Currently, in the state legislature, there is a model AMA bill (S2408 and H 7964) that is being debated, which would end “board certification”...

RI Nurses Institute Middle College Announces Acquisition of Synthetic Cadaver

SynDayer

Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College (RINI MC) CEO Dr. Pamela McCue announced the school's acquisition of a “SynDayer,” a sophisticated...

Weiss: A Storm Cloud Looms Over Older Americans Month

Two years after President John F. Kennedy had formally designated May as “Senior Citizens Month” at a meeting of the National Council of...

Care New England Financials Mixed After Closing Memorial Hospital

James Fanale PHOTO: Care New England

Care New England announced that they have achieved an income from operations of $4.4 million in quarter two of the fiscal year 2018, but that does not...

B & B Consulting to Offer Disabled Vets Free Access to Medical Marijuana

B and B Consulting announced the return of a program that would allow disabled veterans access to to the medical marijuana program for the...

Fatima Hospital, Roger Williams Medical Center 1st to Use Twiage Technology to Communicate with EMS

Fatima Hospital and Roger Williams Medical Center are the first hospitals in Rhode Island to use a new technology called Twiage that...

RI Dept. of Health Warns of Recall on Pinnacle Foods Beef Products

Photo: RI Dept. of Health

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is warning consumers that Pinnacle Foods Inc. is recalling 32,479 pounds of their Armour brand...

Weiss: “First They Came for the Jews…”

On April 26, 2018, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on Senate Resolution No. 2696, urging law enforcement officials to recognize white nationalists and neo-Nazi groups...

Weiss: In 2050, Where Have All the Family Caregivers Gone?

The year 2030 marks an important demographic turning point in U.S. history according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 National Population Projections, released...

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