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Weiss: Keynote Address - Fine Calls for Community Health Stations in Every RI Community

Last week, the Rhode Island Minority Elder Task Force (RIMETF) held a Health and Wellness Fair at the Cape Verdean Progressive Center in East Providence to put a spotlight on minority health care needs.   

Dr. Michael Fine, a primary care physician who formerly was the state’s Health Director, and now serves as Senior Population Health and Clinical Officer at the Blackstone Valley Community Health Care, Inc., gave the keynote address, calling for an overhaul of America’s ailing health care delivery system.

The evolution in health care will not be televised

It was the biggest story in the Biggest Little that was not covered by the news media last week: the tangible emergence of Rhode Island as a national leader in providing innovative health care delivery at the community level, from the ground up.

C.F. High Has New Outlook On Health

The neighborhood health station at Central Falls High School, which provides health and medical care for students, is considered to be an opportunity to build a culture of health for the school and city as a whole.