In the dry language of the health care bureaucracy, core clients of the innovative Living Rite program are called “dual eligibles.” They are the neediest patients, battling chronic diseases or disabilities, supported by both Medicare and Medicaid.
The Living Rite program’s goal is to provide comprehensive and preventive health care to its long-term care clients. This can include people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or with chronic illnesses. These people are among the most costly to the health care system.
By Alli-Michelle Conti
The Learning Community, a public charter school, and its sister organization, The Teaching Studio, have developed an innovative, successful model for helping children to become better learners in urban school districts with high levels of poverty.
Roger Williams University has frozen tuition rates for the second year in a row, finding higher retention rates have more than covered the revenue lost by not raising rates last year, school officials announced Thursday.
Google Inc., owner of the world’s largest search engine, is joining the EdX online venture with Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to allow teachers to create new education software.
The University of Rhode Island has selected Christina L. Valentino, special assistant to the chancellor at the University of California at Santa Cruz, as its new vice president for administration and finance, the university announced Tuesday.
Nearly 1,200 students, faculty and staff from Roger Williams University recently participated in the ninth annual Community Connections Day – a daylong introduction to service in which teams of volunteers supported more than 50 community organizations across Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.
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