Updated May 21 at 5:01pm
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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. agreed to buy Synageva BioPharma Corp. for $8.4 billion in cash and stock, expanding its collection of treatments for rare diseases to reduce its dependence on a single drug. more
Providence College students can now enroll in Johnson & Wales University’s physician assistant studies program, thanks to an agreement reached Wednesday between the two higher learning institutions. more
More than $2.7 million has been awarded to Dr. Katina Robison, a gynecologic oncologist with the Women’s Oncology Program at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island for the study “Cancer of the Uterus and Treatment of Stress Incontinence.” more
The CBRE Group Inc., Textron Inc., General Growth Properties and CVS Health Corp. are included on a list of the top 25 broker analyst picks of the S&P 500 by The Online Investor. more
Drugmakers worried about a backlash over soaring drug prices are increasingly talking with insurers ahead of time about paying for new therapies that could cost six figures a year. more
Rhode Island ranks near the middle when it comes to the best and worst states for nurses, according to a survey by WalletHub. more
CVS Health Corp., the biggest U.S. retailer of prescription drugs, beat analysts’ estimates as revenue in its pharmacy management business rose 18.2 percent. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s working group to “reinvent Medicaid” on Thursday delivered a report containing proposals to cut $91.1 million from the state program, largely at the expense of hospitals and nursing homes. more
South County Hospital and The Miriam Hospital each received A grades on the Leapfrog Group’s spring hospital safety score report card. more
The federal government isn’t doing enough to keep states from misusing Obamacare money, according to a watchdog agency’s warning. more
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