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FEBRUARY 2017    Volume 100, Number 2

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Editor-in-Chief
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Associate Editor
Sun Ho Ahn, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

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FROM THE EDITORS
Thanks to RIMJ’s Outgoing Associate Editor, Dr. Sun Ho Ahn, and to the Guest Editors of 2016

COMMENTARY   [7-page section]
White Coats
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Complexities to Consider When Patients Choose VSED (voluntarily stopping eating and drinking)
Herbert Rakatansky, MD

OPINION
HARI Reacts to Governor’s Proposed Budget
Michael R. Souza

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   RIMJ Readers' Photos
Kigali, RwandaFt. Myers, FloridaAmelia Island, FloridaWashington, DC

CASE REPORT
Lyme Carditis: A Case Involving the Conduction System and Mitral Valve
Lakir D. Patel, BS; Jay S. Schachne, MD, FACC

CONTRIBUTIONS
Pediatric Diabetes Outpatient Center at Rhode Island Hospital:
The impact of changing initial diabetes education from inpatient to outpatient

Mia M. Pingul, MD; Erin M. Mulvihill, Steven E. Reinert, Geetha Gopalakrishnan, MD; Wendy A. Plante, PhD; Charlotte M. Boney, MD; Shara R. Bialo, MD; Jose Bernardo Quintos, MD

Chronic Pain in the Emergency Department
Elizabeth Donovan, PhD; Megan L. Ranney, MD, MPH; A. Marc Reid; Janette Baird, PhD;
Traci C. Green, MSc, P
hD

Using Plan-Do-Study-Act Cycle to Enhance Completeness of Suicide Firearm Reporting
Yongwen Jiang, PhD; Shannon Young, BS; Karen Foss, Magali Angeloni, DrPH, MBA;
Erica Norcini, MBA; Samara Viner-Brown, MS

Adherence to Latent Tuberculosis Infection Treatment in a Population with a High Number of Refugee Children
Tanya Rogo, MD; Cynthia Eleanya, MD; Priya Hirway, ScM; Doreen Pelland, RN;
Carol Lewis, MD; Penelope Dennehy, MD; Phyllis Losikoff, MD

Mark, Set, Go! School-Based Nutrition and Physical Activity Program: A Five-Year Evaluation
Fadya El Rayess, MD, MPH; Meeka Gandhi, BA; Haran Mennillo

PUBLIC HEALTH
HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Influenza Vaccination Rates among Rhode Island Adults
Hyun (Hanna) Kim, PhD; Tricia Washburn, BS; Denise Cappelli, AS;
Patricia Raymond, RN, MPH

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, State Registrar

RIMS NEWS   [8-page section]
Are you reading RIMS Notes?
Working for You
Weight + Wellness Summit
Your Voice for 200+ Years

IN THE NEWS    [4-page section]
Rhode Island Hospital submits obstetrics unit application

New participants join several CMS alternative payment models

Health care coalition calls for prior authorization reform
Releases new principles to improve timely access to care and reduce administrative burdens

Research evaluating treatment options for pelvic organ prolapse published in American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

PEOPLE/PLACES    [9-page section]
Appointments, Recognition, Obituaries

 

From the FEBRUARY 1917 issue   [10-page section]

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Modern X-ray Therapy
Isaac Gerber, MD

EDITORIALS
The Society for Ultra Scientific Research
Fees

IN THE NEWS
Brown donates ambulances to France
Floating Hospital seeks funds
Bill on TB isolation

NECROLOGY
Dr. Edward F. Walker, Superintendent of the Providence Lying-In Hospital

HERITAGE
Unique hospitals dotted RI medical land and seascapes in 1917
Mary Korr

 
 
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