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JUNE 2018    Volume 101, Number 5

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Editor-in-Chief
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Associate Editor
Kenneth S. Korr, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

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Marianne Migliori

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Sarah Stevens

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For Authors
Author Guidelines
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Financial Disclosure
Letters to the Editor

 

COMMENTARY  
[6-page section]
Evidence-based Medicine
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Civil commitment laws for substance abuse treatment:
An acceptable option?
HERBERT RAKATNSKY, MD

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   
RIMJ Readers' Photos

Vienna, Austria

Antimicrobial Stewardship
[Complete 36-page special section]

Antimicrobial Stewardship
Cheston B. Cunha,
MD, FACP
Guest Editor

Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs (ASP):
Perspective on Problems and Potential

Cheston B. Cunha, MD, FACP

Overview of Antimicrobial Stewardship Activities in Rhode Island
Daniela N. Quilliam, MPH;
Kerry L. LaPlante, PharmD, FCCP, FIDSA;
Rebecca Reece, MD; Utpala Bandy, MD, MPH;
Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH

Role of the Pharmacist in Antimicrobial Stewardship
Rachel Fortin, PharmD, BCPS

Antimicrobial Stewardship Metrics:
Prospective Audit with Intervention and Feedback

Monica J. Dorobisz, PharmD
Diane M. Parente, PharmD

Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Perspective:
IV-to-PO Switch Therapy

Cheston B. Cunha, MD, FACP

Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship
John R. Lonks, MD

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Community Hospitals
Francine Touzard Romo, MD

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities
Rebecca Reece, MD
Patricia Chace, MD, CMD
Stacey Ranucci, R
Ph, BCGP, CDE

Communicating with Facility Leadership; Metrics for Successful Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs (ASP) in Acute Care and Long-Term Care Facilities
Maya Beganovic, PharmD, MPH
Kerry L. LaPlante, PharmD, FCCP, FIDSA

PUBLIC HEALTH
Rhode Island Lung Cancer Incidence and Stage at Diagnosis, by Histologic Subtype, 2004–2015
Junhie Oh, BDS, MPH
C. Kelly Smit
h, MSW

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

RIMS NEWS   
[6-page section]
Are you reading RIMS Notes?

Working for You

5th Annual Convivium – Save the Date – September 28

IN THE NEWS    
[6-page section]
Partners HealthCare, Care New England sign definitive agreement

Rhode Island Free Clinic adding dental care for uninsured adults

CNE (excluding Memorial Hospital) achieves $4.4 M gain in Q2

RIH researchers publish findings on stem cells, osteoarthritis
Found aberrant stem cells may play a role in osteoarthritis

VA expands telehealth, allowing providers to treat patients across state lines

VA Center funding for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology renewed 
Providing $4.5M over five years

Roger Williams University’s public health program partners with RIDOH

PEOPLE/PLACES    
[13-page section]
Penelope Dennehy, MD, receives Hamolsky Outstanding Physician Award

Barbara Wolfe, PhD, URI nursing dean, honored by Yale

Betty Vohr, MD, receives distinguished alumna award

Angela C. Anderson, MD, FAAP, named Woman Physician of the Year

R. James Koness, MD, honored by BU at Roger Williams’ Cancer Center

Ana Tuya Fulton, MD, named Fellow of American Geriatrics Society

ALPERT MEDICAL SCHOOL graduates receive RIMS' Rakatansky, Throop awards

ALPERT MEDICAL SCHOOL Commencement Cermony

Rena Wing, PhD, receives Distinguished Research Achievement Award

Preetha Basaviah, MD, named Brown trustee

RWMC Geriatric Oncology team presents at Rhode Island Cancer Summit

Rick Majzun named president, COO at W&I

David Savitz, PhD, named Inaugural Associate Dean for Research at School of Public Health

Dennis F. Lynch elected Chairman of South County Health Board of Trustees

Dani Hackner, MD, named Physician-in-Chief for Medicine for Southcoast

Elizabeth Roche Smith, MD, named president of Southcoast Physicians Group

St. Joseph School of Nursing graduates 116th class

Southcoast Health opens Wound Care Center at St. Luke’s Hospital

OBITUARIES
Robert S. Burroughs, MD
Gary B. Witman, MD

 
 
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