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MAY 2018    Volume 101, Number 4

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Editor-in-Chief
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Associate Editor
Kenneth S. Korr, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

Graphic Designer
Marianne Migliori

Advertising Administrator
Sarah Stevens

Advertising Rate Sheet
and Insertion Order Form

 

For Authors
Author Guidelines
Copyright Transfer
Financial Disclosure
Letters to the Editor

 

COMMENTARY  
Analogies
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

RIMJ NEWS
[7-page section]

Drs. Feller, Binder named incoming editors at RIMJ
Mary Korr

At a Glance: RIMJ’s Editors of Yesteryear
Mary Korr

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   
RIMJ Readers' Photos

Marin, California
Kathmandu, Nepal

CONTRIBUTIONS
Stethoscope Cleaning During Patient Care
Ghazi Wahla Ghumman
Nina Ahmad
Aurora Pop-Vicas, MD, MPH
Sadia Iftikhar, MD

To Improve Homicide Firearm Information Reporting – Rhode Island State Crime Laboratory
Yongwen Jiang, PhD
Dennis Lyons, BS
Jane B. Northup, MA
Dennis Hilliard, MS

Karen Foss
Shannon Young, BS
Samara Viner-Brown, MS

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking: Medical Follow-up for Victimized and High-Risk Youth
Dana M. Kaplan, MD, FAAP
Jessica L. Moore, BA
Christine E. Barron, MD, FAAP
Amy P. Goldberg, MD, FAAP

Food Insecurity and Chronic Disease: Addressing Food Access as a Healthcare Issue
Dominic Decker, MD, MS
Mary Flynn, PhD, RD, LDN

CASE REPORT
Central Venous Catheters: A Closer Look at the Subclavian Vein Approach
Kevin Sun, MD
Gregory M. Soares, MD

Thrower’s Fracture of the Humerus: A Case Report
Michael Prucha, MD, MPH

PUBLIC HEALTH
Linking public schools and community mental health services:
A model for youth suicide prevention

Deborah N. Pearlman, PhD
Travis Vendetti, BS
Jeffrey Hill, MS

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

RIMS NEWS   
[6-page section]

Are you reading RIMS Notes?

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IN THE NEWS    
[14-page section]

Brown receives $100M donation to advance brain science efforts
Brain Institute renamed Carney Institute for Brain Science in honor of donors

CharterCARE announces intent to purchase Memorial Hospital from Care New England

CharterCARE debuts new first-responder ‘Twiage’ technology

Study: Lifespan, CNE teaching hospitals, AMS bring $2.4B into RI; supported 26,400 jobs in 2017

AMA marks milestone in efforts to create the medical school of the future

Hospital leaders testify in opposition to significant reductions
in the governor’s proposed FY 2019 state budget 

Study examines low-current stimulation with VR for treating PTSD

URI/state partner in 11 projects to serve Medicaid recipients

URI receives $1M gift for nursing scholarships

Southcoast Health implements innovative care model to treat patients
with complex medical histories
Program results show 26 percent reduction in 30-day readmission rates
of high-utilization patients

BCBSRI launches MAT program with Roger Williams

Newport Hospital program addresses dual addiction, mental health issues

RI Foundation award $280,000 in healthcare grants

PEOPLE/PLACES    
[6-page section]

Brian Ott, MD, honored with Hamolsky Lifetime Achievement Award

South County Health Wound Care Center receives national excellence award

B. Star Hampton, MD, to lead Undergraduate Medical Education Committee

Kathleen Peirce, RN, named to board of Visiting Nurse Association of America

Joseph Renzulli, MD, named Chief of Urology at South County Health

Bharat Ramratnam, MD named Chief Science Officer at Lifespan, a new position

Lifespan hospitals earn A rating from Leapfrog

OBITUARIES
Peter Anthony Pizzarello, MD
Jacques G. Susset, MD

 
 
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