Nov 18 2021

A Crisis in Care. RI’s General Assembly must act now – Maureen Maigret, RN, BS, MPA

by: Maureen Maigret, RN, BS, MPA The Supplemental Budget bill submitted by Governor McKee (H6494) includes neededinvestments using American Rescue ...

Nov 18 2021

Hospital Emergency Department crisis puts onus on patients to know when not to go.

Don't go to the Emergency Room. Go elsewhere. Unless you need full emergency care. That was the bottom line delivered ...

Nov 16 2021

Under the radar in a Rhode Island parallel consultant universe – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer What role did McKinsey & Co. play as a pro bono consultant working for ...

Nov 9 2021

Westerly Hospital first in New England to offer new precision technology for prostate screening

Westerly Hospital is the first hospital in New England to use a state-of-the-art micro-ultrasound device that more precisely visualizes prostate ...

Nov 9 2021

Rhode Island’s myopic media lens. Eds and Meds, The Link, success and failure – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer There is no success like failure - What the news media often gets wrong ...

Nov 7 2021

In the Arena – with Tom McCarthy, COVID Response Unit

Each week Joe Paolino, Jr. interviews people of interest on his program, “In The Arena”.  The show airs at 7am ...

Nov 6 2021

Pivoting from vaccine to treatment – pandemic-changers from Pfizer, Merck, add to growing protocols

Pfizer COVID pill, Paxlovid, reduces risk of hospitalization/death by 89% in studies which were stopped so the data could be ...

Nov 5 2021

GriefSpeak: Work through Trauma, PTSD with a professional – Mari Nardolillo Dias

By: Mari Nardolillo Dias The term “trauma” is often used in thanatology (study of death and dying). Deaths are often ...

Nov 3 2021

Your Coronavirus Update – Nov. 3, 2021

BREAKING: Vaccines approved by CDC for children 5-11. Program begins now. Tuesday night, CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the ...

Nov 2 2021

“Vaccines are a Grand Slam” Incentive for the first 1,000 – TODAY

Governor McKee, Rhode Island’s Anchorman Gene Valicenti, and Taco Comfort Solutions Owner John Hazen White, Jr. to Kick Off RI ...