Recent News About Rhode Island Hospital
Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital have employed nanotechnology to identify a potentially groundbreaking treatment for chondrosarcoma, an aggressive bone cancer that is disappointingly unresponsive to existing cancer therapies.
David Portelli, M.D., medical director of Rhode Island Hospital’s Andrew F. Anderson Emergency Center, was recently honored by his colleagues in the Rhode Island Hospital Medical Staff Association with the “Service to Hospital Award.” The award recognizes a physician who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the hospital above and beyond the call of duty, distinguished by professionalism, leadership, excellence and innovation.
Rhode Island Hospital has been awarded $1.6 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the effectiveness of providing medication and care at pharmacies to people with opioid use disorder, compared to usual care pathways at specialty clinics and doctors’ offices.
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