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Insurers, doctors and hospitals are ratcheting down the cost of health care with slow and difficult methods, like redesigning doctors' practices and persuading patients to settle for less. Opposing them, jacking costs up, are tough … more
A new exception to the physician self-referral law allows hospitals to subsidize independent physicians and physician organizations that recruit and hire certain nonphysician practitioners. The Affordable Care Act has expanded health care … more
With about one-third of babies born by cesarean delivery (colloquially called a “C-section”) in the United States, experts are looking to evaluate whether this delivery method may be overused at times, given the rapid increase in cesarean birth rates during the past decade. more
Being overweight doesn’t just impact one’s physical health; according to research from a University of Rhode Island professor, societal discrimination against individuals carrying extra pounds creates chronic stress for them. more
PROVIDENCE – Care New England and Southcoast Health have unexpectedly pulled the plug on their plans to affiliate. According to an Oct. 17 joint statement, Charles R. Reppucci, chair of CNE's board of directors, and Jean MacCormack, chair … more
The Veterans Administration is creating the world's largest genomic database, having already enrolled some 500,000 veterans in its Million Veteran Project to study the effects genes have on health Dr. Satish Sharma, Providence VA Medical … more
Skills for Rhode Island’s Future, a public-private partnership that aims to meet hiring needs of employers by offering customized talent sourcing solutions to place qualified long-term unemployed and underemployed candidates into available positions, was launched Wednesday. more
WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. reported a 23.6 percent jump in profit, and a 15.5 percent hike in revenue, in its third-quarter earnings report released Nov. 8. CVS said net income was $1.5 billion, or $1.43 per diluted share, compared … more
Bradley Hospital, the nation’s first children’s psychiatric hospital, which is now celebrating its 85th year in operation, recently awarded the inaugural Bradley Hospital Humanitarian of the Year Award as well as the first-ever Bradley Hospital Lifetime Achievement Award. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo says that when out-of-state business leaders see her coming, they know what's about to happen. She's going to sell Rhode Island to them. Of course she is. In a state that doesn't require big numbers to move the needle, … more
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