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PROVIDENCE – The move to telemedicine and telehealth, already a growing trend in health care, has received an enormous push forward as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and the need to … more
PROVIDENCE – I read the news today, oh boy. Every day, sometimes twice or even three times a day, it seems, we are held captive by a never-ending barrage of news briefings attempting to narrate … more
KIRKLAND, Wash. – The myth of Orpheus lifting his lyre to enchant the world, inducing animals, trees, and even rocks to dance, only sounded far-fetched. Music has healing powers, I’d … more
PROVIDENCE – For the last five years, Stefan Pryor, the secretary of the R.I. Commerce Corporation, has been walking on the sunny side of the street for the Raimondo administration, pushing a … more
Editor’s Note: As the world confronts an emerging pandemic from the spread of the coronavirus, it seemed appropriate to republish a story from January of 2018 on a talk given by Dr. Paul Farmer … more
PROVIDENCE – In 1999 the Institute of Medicine issued a report entitled “To Err Is Human: Building a Safe Health System.” It estimated that the health care system was responsible … more
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