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CVS HEALTH: CVS Health Entities Severed from October Bellwether Trial

On August 15, 2019, Judge Polster of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio entered an order severing the CVS entities from the main bellwether opioid trial scheduled for October 2019.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: PLDO Attorneys are Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 Edition

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC (PLDO) Principals Gary R. Pannone and William E. O’Gara were recently recognized by their peers as Best Lawyers® 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” in the Providence area for Securities/Capital Markets Law and Litigation – Labor and Employment, respectively.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Providence Journal Announces New Advertising Leadership

The Providence Journal­­­, Rhode Island’s leading news organization, has appointed two new sales executives to lead the organization’s advertising sales division and to help local businesses navigate the increasingly complex media landscape.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Pharmacy Expands CarePass Program Nationwide

CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced that this week, customers will be able to enroll in CarePass at participating CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide, or online at

MIRIAM HOSPITAL: The Miriam Hospital achieves national rank in U.S. News & World Report

The Miriam ​Hospital received two prestigious accolades when U.S. News & World Report came out with its annual Best Hospitals report for 2019-20: The Miriam was not only named a Best Regional Hospital, as it has in years past, it also attained a national ranking for its urology services.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health Corporation to Hold Second Quarter 2019 Conference Call

CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) will be holding a conference call on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at 8:00 a.m.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health Appoints Sree Chaguturu, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of CVS Caremark

CVS Health has named Sree Chaguturu, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer for CVS Caremark, our pharmacy benefits management business (PBM) for the company.

BROWN UNIVERSITY: Brown awarded $10.8 million for opioid treatment aimed at parolees and people on probation

People who find themselves in the criminal justice system are disproportionately likely to be affected by opioid use disorder (OUD), and that includes people on parole and probation.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation Building Healthier Communities across the Country with Nearly $3 Million in New Grants to Free Clinics

As part of an ongoing commitment to building healthier communities, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and its Foundation today announced $2.9 million in grants to the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) and their members.

RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: RIDOT Starts Approval Process for Major Amendment to Statewide Transportation Improvement Program

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has submitted its major amendment to the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) to the Transportation Advisory Committee for review.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: AP&S and Victoria Almeida Honored by Rhode Island Legal Services

In recognition of outstanding efforts in support for equal justice, AP&S was honored with the 2019 Equal Justice Award presented by RI Legal Services and Victoria Almeida was honored with the 2019 Judge Walter R. Stone Award.

CVS HEALTH: MinuteClinic Launches Virtual Visit Offering in 8 Additional States

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that MinuteClinic, the company's retail medical clinic, has rolled out its virtual visit offering in eight additional states.

STATE OF RHODE ISLAND: Growers Express Recalls Multiple Fresh Vegetable Products

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Growers Express is recalling several select fresh vegetable products, including packaged varieties of butternut squash, cauliflower, zucchini, and a butternut squashed based veggie bowl.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health Applauds Hawaii For Establishing Prescription Drug Take Back Programs Across the State

As part of its commitment to helping build healthier communities, CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today applauded Governor David Ige and the state legislature for enacting new legislation (HB-1272) that will enable the installation of safe medication disposal units this month in many Longs Drugs locations across Hawaii.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Pare Receives the 2019 WTS-RI Employer of The Year Award

Pare Corporation, a leading multi-disciplinary engineering and planning firm, was awarded the 2019 Employer of the Year Award, recognizing the firm’s commitment to the advancement of women in the transportation industry by the Rhode Island Chapter of the Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS).

CVS HEALTH: CVS Pharmacy Completes Rollout of Time Delay Safes in All of Its Michigan Pharmacies

CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced today that it has completed the rollout of time delay safes in all of its 318 CVS Pharmacy locations in Michigan, including pharmacies located in Target stores.

RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: Next Round of Brownfields Funding Includes New 'Simple Site Closure Grants' and Continued Focus on Green Energy Projects

The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced new funding opportunities for the cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties, known as brownfields, across Rhode Island.

MIRIAM HOSPITAL: Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights names new director

Pawtucket native Mavis Nimoh is the new executive director of The Center for Prison Health and Human Rights at The Miriam Hospital.

CVS HEALTH: CVS Health Introduces New Service to Help PBM Clients Manage Health and Wellness Benefit Solutions

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced the availability of Vendor Benefit Management, a new service developed to help CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) clients more easily contract, implement and manage their choice of available and emerging third-party health and wellness benefit solutions both digital and non-digital.

GREATER PROVIDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Soar Through Summer: A Duckhorn Wine Dinner Event

Join us at the Providence Fleming’s for our Duckhorn Wine Dinner on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 6:30 PM.

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