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IlluminOss Medical has announced that its first patient at Rhode Island Hospital has been successfully treated as part of its Lightfix clinical trial. more
An ongoing disagreement between the Rhode Island attorney general and the state’s health insurance commissioner regarding a recently approved 10.4 percent rate increase for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island has landed in Superior Court. more
Amgen Inc. won U.S. approval for its powerful cholesterol-lowering drug Repatha for certain patients, making it the second in a new class of treatments to come to market. more
CVS Health is expanding its approach to telehealth by working with three different telehealth providers, the company announced Wednesday. more
Medtronic PLC will spend as much as $458 million to buy Twelve Inc., becoming the latest medical-device giant to buy an experimental product to replace the heart’s mitral valve without open-heart surgery. more
CVS Health Corp. this week completed the acquisition of Omnicare, a provider of pharmacy services to long-term care facilities, for approximately $12.9 billion. more
CVS Health Corp. has made it on to Fortune magazine’s new “Change the World” list, which recognized 50 companies for doing good. more
(Updated, 4 p.m., Aug. 21) Some of the region’s most notable companies have been named in Providence Business News’ fourth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies awards program. more
Health insurers are grappling with the question of whether to cover the new pink pill to treat low libido in women, which will hit U.S. pharmacy shelves this year with a prominent warning label for serious side effects such as fainting. more
Commercial health insurance rates have been approved for 2016 by the health insurance commissioner, and while all are higher than what was approved last year, the amounts are lower than what was requested by most insurers. more
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