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The Senate on Tuesday approved legislation sponsored by Majority Leader Michael J. McCaffrey (D-Dist. 29, Warwick) to strengthen the hospital merger review process in Rhode Island. The bill … more
By JOHN HOWELL In a co-authored response to Patricia Criner, an ICU nurse and president of the local 5008 of the United Nurses and Allied Professionals at Kent Hospital the leadership in the House … more
Kent Hospital received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for Spring 2022. This national distinction recognizes Kent Hospital’s achievements in protecting patients from … more
Securing the future of Kent Hospital is essential for the health of our community. Thousands of Rhode Islanders in Warwick and beyond depend on Kent’s services, from emergency care to cancer … more
By JOHN HOWELL Dr. Paari Gopalakrishnan, 48, (Dr. G for short) doesn’t trouble himself over things he can’t control. That’s his response when asked what he sees as Kent … more
By PATRICIA CRINER, RN My name is Patricia Criner. I am an ICU nurse at Kent hospital and president of the Union. Our union represents over 1,500 terrific, dedicated employees. It has been very … more
As the pandemic continues to impact the hospitality industry, Rhode Island’s officials are working to boost businesses. With the General Assembly’s decision to extend the “take it … more
By JOHN HOWELL "Kent (Hospital) has a bright future; they have to find the right partner." That is the assessment of Dr. Michael Dacey, a former president of the hospital, following Attorney General Peter T. Neronha's issuance last week of his decision more
Adoniram Sides of Warwick has been appointed to the RI Hospitality Association 2022 Board of Directors. Sides is the vice president of product management for Lightspeed HQ, a one-stop commerce platform for retail, hospitality, and golf merchants more
From one perspective the past year of the pandemic has been the best of times for the Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island that saw a 30,000-member increase in Medicaid enrollment - 20 percent - … more
By JOHN HOWELL The most recent wave of Covid-19 cases hit Kent Hospital two to three weeks after Thanksgiving when the number of hospitalized patients tripled. Many of those patients were infected with the Delta variant. Dr. Paari Gopalakrishnan, more
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