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Nov 12 2022

New model of care goes back-to-the-future to transform RI’s behavioral health system

CCBHCs Are Coming to Rhode Island! - that's the title of an article by Dawn Allen, Director of Special Projects at ...

Nov 5 2022

Triple health threat: RSV, Flu, COVID

The RI Department of Health has released information about measures to take to prevent RSV, in particular, and also Flu ...

Nov 2 2022

“This year is a game changer” – Hotels, a hospital, and a warehouse in mix to shelter homeless

The exact number of homeless individuals is estimated to be somewhere between 350 and 500 - to as many as ...

Nov 1 2022

The 15-minute office visit has been forever changed – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI This article is by Gail Patry and Dr. Rebekah Gardner, MD An example of the physician ...

Nov 1 2022

Tiny house joins tents for homeless at State House again. Where are those 274 new beds?

Housing advocates were back at the RI State House where rows of tents have appeared again this year, set up ...

Oct 28 2022

Keep them safe – Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday

DEA Prescription Drug Take Back Day Set for Saturday Rhode Islanders are urged to dispose of unwanted prescriptions at collection sites ...

Oct 25 2022

Life sciences lessons not yet learned – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer Photo: Richard Asinof, Dignitaries throw ceremonial shovels of dirt as part of the official ...

Oct 25 2022

Open Forum by RI Gov. Commission on Disabilities for public with disabilities & families

OPEN FORUMS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES The Rhode Island Governor’s Commission on Disabilities will be hosting an open forum for ...

Oct 22 2022

RSV posing challenge for babies, seniors, hospitals, and healthcare facilities

Hospitals in 32 states are reporting a swift rise in children with RSV. 75% of children's hospitals report they are ...

Oct 21 2022

Rhode Island leads the US in flu shots – let’s keep it that way

Flu shots encouraged for all Rhode Islanders older than six months of age Leaders from the Rhode Island Department of ...