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  • Heads of Lifespan and Care New England Discuss Collaboration and Pandemic

    Heads of Lifespan and Care New England Discuss Collaboration and Pandemic

    Chamber President Laurie White spoke yesterday with the heads of two of the state's largest healthcare providers.

    Dr. Timothy J. Babineau, MD, President and CEO of Lifespan, and Dr. James E. Fanale, MD, President and CEO of Care New England, discussed a wide range of issues, including:
     
    • How the two institutions have collaborated to handle the COVID-19 pandemic
    • The progress of ongoing talks toward further partnership between the two systems
    • The value of developing an integrated academic healthcare network in Rhode Island
    • The extraordinary story of the construction of the field hospital at the RI Convention Center in just 17 days as an example of what can happen when people work together
    • The heroism and relentless professional pride exhibited by the state's healthcare workers during this crisis
    • The outlook for a second COVID-19 wave in the fall

     
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