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The R.I. District Court has received a $754,000 federal grant for its Veterans Treatment Calendar, a jail diversion program aimed at addressing veterans charged mainly with misdemeanor offenses. more
The Hospital Association of Rhode Island, the Department of Health, Lifespan, the Rhode Island Medical Society, the Rhode Island State Nurses Association, and the Rhode Island Academy of Physician Assistants have released a statement updating the public on Ebola preparedness in Rhode Island. more
MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, and Lifespan, Rhode Island’s largest health system, announced on Monday that they have entered into an agreement to enhance access to affordable health care services at MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics opening inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Rhode Island beginning later this week. more
Rhode Island policymakers have several options for the future of HealthSource RI, but first the health insurance exchange’s end goals, costs and long-term funding plan should be reviewed, according to a report from the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released Monday. more
Clínica Esperanza/Hope Clinic has received $50,000 in grant funding from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island to support its Cheer walk-in clinic, which makes health care more accessible for Rhode Island’s uninsured. more
UnitedHealth Group Inc., the biggest U.S. health insurer by sales, raised its profit forecast after quarterly earnings beat analyst estimates as more people signed up for Medicaid services under Obamacare. more
Tufts Health Plan has earned 4.5 Stars out of a possible 5 for its Tufts Medicare Preferred HMO and Senior Care Options plans from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services as part of its annual Star ratings for 2015. more
The R.I. Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner has been awarded a $1.1 million federal grant from the Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight to support insurance rate review and increase transparency in the pricing of medical services. more
A Rhode Island neurologist is launching a research study using salsa dancing with the goal of improving overall physical activity and locomotion in people living with multiple sclerosis. more
Margaret M. “Peg” Van Bree has been appointed president of Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Van Bree was … more
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