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RI Hospital Awarded $5.8 Million Grant for Skeletal Health

RI Hospital Awarded  $5.8 Million Grant for Skeletal Health

Rhode Island Hospital’s Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) for Skeletal Health and Repair at Rhode Island Hospital secured a $5.8 million, five-year...

“You Should be Dancing” Event Raises $462K for Women & Infants Hospital

Women & Infants Birth Center

The “You Should be Dancing” event held at Cafe Nuovo in Providence raised $462,000 for Women & Infants Hospital’s Birth Center.

RI Dept. of Health Warns of Recall on Nature’s Touch Frozen Organic Green Beans

Nature’s Touch Frozen Organic Fine Whole Green Beans

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods has recalled Nature’s Touch Frozen Organic Fine...

RI Doctor Pleads Guilty to Healthcare Fraud & Accepting Kickbacks

A Rhode Island doctor has pleaded guilty to healthcare fraud and accepting kickbacks for prescribing a "highly addictive" version of Fentanyl.

NY Times Best-Selling Author Powers to Speak at Mental Health Association of RI Event

Ron Powers

The Mental Health Association of Rhode Island is set to feature New York Times best-selling author Ron Powers at its November event to...

RI’s Dr. Michael Fine Wins National 2017 Advanced Primary Care Award

Michael Fine

Rhode Island’s Michael Fine, M.D. has been awarded the Barbara Starfield Primary Care Leadership Award from the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative.

Alexander-Scott Named President-Elect of National Organization of State Health Directors

Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott

Rhode Island Department of Health director Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, has been named President-Elect of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO).

RI’s Casey Named to National Board of American Lung Assn

David Casey

Rhode Island’s David Casey has been named to the National Board of the American Lung Association. Casey is one of two directors...

Weiss: Senate Aging Panel Calls for Improved Emergency Preparation & Response

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" -- George Santayana, a philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist

Fatima Hospital to Host Teddy Bear Clinic to Help Kids Feel Better About Visiting

Our Lady of Fatima Hospital to host Teddy Bear Clinic

Our Lady of Fatima Hospital will host a Teddy Bear Clinic to give kids an opportunity to meet medical staff and increase their ease with...

slides: RI Kids Count Releases Report on Youth Tobacco Use in RI

RI Kids Count Releases Report on Youth Tobacco Use in RI

Rhode Island Kids Count has released their latest report on preventing youth tobacco use in Rhode Island.

Weiss: Analysis Says That Aging Veterans at Greater Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

On Monday, October 2, at a press conference  USAgainstAlzheimer’s, (UsA2), along with veterans groups, plan to release an issue brief, “Veterans...

Miriam Hospital’s Collins Named President of RI Medical Society

Bradley Collins

The Rhode Island Medical Society has named Lincoln’s Bradley Collins, MD, as President and named new officers for 2017-18. Collins is an internist...

Attleboro Police, Arbour-Fuller Hospital Team Up to Address Opiate Addiction

The Attleboro Police Department is teaming with Arbour-Fuller Hospital on a new collaboration to address opiate addiction. The two will implement a monthly drop in...

Four New Providers Join Women & Infants’ Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Erin Cleary

Four new providers have joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island.  The four new providers are...

Brain Injury Rehabilitation to be Focus of Professional Development Conference

Brain injury rehabilitation is set to be the subject of the 24th annual Professional Development Conference sponsored by the Southern New England Rehabilitation Center.

West Nile Virus Found in Rhode Island

West Nile Virus found in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) announced a mosquito sample has tested positive for West...

Former Providence Physicians Group Employee Indicted on Extortion Charges

A former employee of a Rhode Island non-profit physicians group has been indicted on federal extortion charges.

Hasbro Children’s Hospital Names Luks Pediatric Surgeon-in-Chief

Francois Luks

Hasbro Children’s Hospital named Francois Luks, M.D., pediatric surgeon-in-chief and division chief of pediatric surgery.

Raimondo Signs Legislation to Prevent Opioid Overdoses & Save Lives

Governor Raimondo signs legislation to fight against RI's opioid overdose epidemic.

Governor Gina Raimondo signed legislation strengthening Rhode Island’s response to the opioid crisis.

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