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Women & Infants Names Hardy Director of Women’s Infectious Disease Consult Service

Erica Hardy

Women & Infants Hospital has named Erica Hardy, MD, MMSc, as the director of Women’s Infectious Disease Consult Service. Hardy is...

Gloria Gemma Foundation Launches Free Campaign to Help People Live Healthier

The Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation is starting 2018 with a new campaign to help people live healthier. The new campaign titled &ldquo...

University Surgical Associates Adds Renaud as Pediatric Surgeon

Dr. Elizabeth Renaud

University Surgical Associates has announced the addition of Dr. Elizabeth Renaud as a pediatric surgeon.

Widespread Flu in RI Forces Activation of Masking Requirement

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) announced on Wednesday that the flu is "widespread" in Rhode Island, triggering the state's requirement for...

Rep. Patricia Serpa: 17 Who Made a Difference in 2017

Patricia Serpa

When problems at UHIP -- the state's new online health benefits technology platform -- saw Governor Raimondo apologize in February for the failed rollout,...

EcoRI: 17 Who Made a Difference in 2017

Frank Carini, EcoRI News Editor

The state's leading source of environmental news partnered with GoLocal in 2017 to appear regularly on GoLocal LIVE to talk about the biggest stories impacting...

The Fachon Family: 17 Who Made a Difference in 2017

The Fachons

When East Greenwich's Neil Fachon fought the FDA to be able to have the right to a clinical trial during his battle with cancer,...

RI Dept. of Health Warns of Recall on Arruda’s Dairy Farms’ Egg Nog

Arruda's Egg Nog

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that Arruda’s Dairy Farms of Tiverton is recalling its pint, quart, and...

3 Women & Infants’ Doctors Awarded $25K Grants for Women’s Health Innovation

Women & Infants researchers Valery Danilack, MPH, PhD

Women & Infants Hospital has awarded three $25,000 grants from the Constance A. Howes Women’s Health Innovation Research Fund.

Weiss: Medicare Takes a Blow Under GOP’s Major Tax Plan Fix

In early December, the GOP-controlled Senate passed by a partisan vote of 51 to 49 its sweeping tax rewrite (with Republican Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee siding...

Neighborhood Health Plan: One of Highest Rated Health Plans in U.S.

Neighborhood Health Plan

Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island is one of the highest-rated health plans in the country for the 16th straight year, according to the National...

Health Care Union Files Lawsuit Against Care New England Over Memorial Hospital Closure

Memorial Hospital

The battle over the closure of Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket took another turn. The United Nurses and Allied Professionals (UNAP) Local 5082 filed a lawsuit on...

Four Nurses Honored by Women & Infants With Excellence Awards

Melissa Maher (center), recipient of Women & Infants’ Carol Opiekun Scholarship Award

Four nurses were honored by Women & Infants Hospital with excellence awards for their impact on patient care.

UNAP Members to Protest Outside of Memorial Hospital on Monday

Memorial Hospital

Members of the United Nurses and Allied Professionals (UNAP), Local 5082, will picket outside of Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket to protest the lack of...

Care New England Claims They Will Continue in Pawtucket Area, But Refuse to Give Details

Care New England (CNE) issued a press release claiming that the healthcare company had developed plans for the continuation of "community-based care in the Pawtucket...

Weiss: Aging Groups - House GOP Tax Rewrite a Turkey

Thanksgiving approaches the GOP-Controlled House has passed H.R. 1, “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” its tax reform legislation, on November 16, by a partisan...

Women & Infants’ Physician Coustan Recognized as “Giant in Obstetrics & Gynecology”

Donald Coustan

Women & Infants physician Donald Coustan was recognized as a “Giant in Obstetrics and Gynecology.”

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...

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