joseph mcnamara http://ripr.org en House Committee to Investigate Failure to Win Pain Pump License http://ripr.org/post/house-committee-investigate-failure-win-pain-pump-license <p>A Rhode Island House committee aims to find out why a health care company failed to win a license to provide home pain management services in the state. Pentec withdrew its application, but the controversy continues.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 17:54:07 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 22820 at http://ripr.org House Committee to Investigate Failure to Win Pain Pump License Tracking This Session's Health Legislation http://ripr.org/post/tracking-sessions-health-legislation <p>Dozens of bills have been introduced in the General Assembly this session that, if passed, could affect your health, your family's health, or the state's health care system.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 17:03:38 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 15654 at http://ripr.org Another try for the "I'm sorry" bill for doctors http://ripr.org/post/another-try-im-sorry-bill-doctors <p>A bill that would protect doctors from legal action if they tell their patients they’re sorry has been filed once again in the General Assembly. The bill faces an uphill battle.</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 17:42:20 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 10531 at http://ripr.org