nurse practitioners http://ripr.org en Recap: Most Significant Health Legislation this Session http://ripr.org/post/recap-most-significant-health-legislation-session <p>The 2013 session of the Rhode Island General Assembly has officially,finally, wrapped up. With that, we turn to Rhode Island Public Radio’s health care reporter Kristin Gourlay for a recap of some of the most significant health legislation to pass and not pass&nbsp; and how it might affect you.</p><p><strong>DAVE</strong>: So much happening in health care now in Rhode Island and nationally – from the implementation of the Affordable Care Act to rising health care prices. Did legislators tackle any of these big issues this session?</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 18065 at http://ripr.org Recap: Most Significant Health Legislation this Session Brown and JWU to Partner on Medical Education http://ripr.org/post/brown-and-jwu-partner-medical-education <p>Brown University's medical school and Johnson &amp; Wales University's new physician assistant program are going to look for ways to collaborate, the schools <a href="http://news.brown.edu/pressreleases/2013/03/mou">announced </a>today. What might that look like? According to the announcement: "sharing training facilities, jointly arranging lectures, pursuing educational grants, and engaging in cost-sharing."</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 18:52:36 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 12658 at http://ripr.org Brown and JWU to Partner on Medical Education