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  1. RIDOH Investigating Allergic-Type Reactions Among StudentsRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2018 | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    The Rhode Island Department of Health is investigating the occurrence of allergic-type reactions in school students today that are associated with the consumption of kiwi fruit. RIDOH received reports of approximately 34 students experiencing symptoms, including itching of the lips and mouth, hives and tongue swelling.

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  2. RIDOH Issues Decision on Closure Application for Memorial Hospital's Emergency DepartmentRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2017 | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    The Rhode Island Department of Health approved today Care New England's application to close Memorial Hospital's emergency department in a decision that includes conditions aimed at supporting local emergency medical response capacity, maintaining the state's primary care training infrastructure, and investing in health at the community-level. "We spent weeks carefully weighing CNE's applications to understand how these changes at Memorial Hospital would affect the most vulnerable residents of Pawtucket and Central Falls, and the state's healthcare system as a whole," said Director of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH.

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  3. RIDOH Takes Action to Safeguard Patient Safety at Memorial HospitalRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    In the interest of patient safety and quality of care, the Rhode Island Department of Health issued a Consent Order to Care New England today providing detailed instructions on how Memorial Hospital will function until decisions are made on the applications that CNE has submitted to RIDOH regarding the Hospital. The applications before RIDOH are an application to close Memorial's emergency department and an application to transfer the primary care services currently provided under Memorial Hospital's license to the licenses of other CNE hospitals .

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  4. Follow-up Community Meeting Scheduled Regarding Memorial HospitalRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    A second meeting has been scheduled to give the public an additional opportunity to provide comment on Care New England 's application to close the emergency department at Memorial Hospital, as well as CNE's application to transfer the primary care services currently provided under Memorial Hospital's license to Kent Hospital's license. The meeting will take place on Monday, December 4th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Elizabeth Baldwin School, located at 50 Whitman Street in Pawtucket.

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  5. Updated Information on Public Meeting to be Held Regarding Memorial HospitalRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2017 | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    This announcement is an update to the November 20 press release about the public meeting that the Rhode Island Department of Health is holding on Monday, November 27th regarding Memorial Hospital. In addition to gathering public comment on Care New England's application to close the emergency department at Memorial Hospital, RIDOH will also gather public comment on Care New England's application to transfer the primary care services currently provided under Memorial Hospital's license to Kent Hospital's license.

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  6. Public Meeting to be Held Regarding Memorial Hospital's Emergency DepartmentRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    The Rhode Island Department of Health will hold a meeting on Monday, November 27th to gather public comment on Care New England's application to close the emergency department at Memorial Hospital. The meeting will be held at Lyman B. Goff Middle School from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The address of Lyman B. Goff Middle School is 974 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

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  7. State Ensuring Quality of Care During Home Health Organization Client TransfersRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2017 | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    Agencies within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services are working to ensure the smooth transition of care for clients of Homefront Health Care to a new home health organization without any interruptions in services after Homefront announced plans to close effective today, August 11, 2017. Nursing Placement, a Pawtucket-based home health organization, has committed to take on all of Homefront's approximately 450 former clients and all their employees.

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