Updated April 25 at 4:56pm
Health Care
644 results total, viewing 471 - 480
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island children are the second-least likely in the country to have tried smoking cigarettes by the age of 13, behind only Utah, according to the National Youth Risk Behavior Survey recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more
WASHINGTON – Providence and New Bedford were among eight cities to receive grants from the National League of Cities to help implement outreach efforts to enroll children and families in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. more
The Vermont single-payer initiative, which was cited both locally and nationally as a transformational model for a lower-cost health care system, collapsed in the latter part of December. It couldn’t work because it tried to replace the employer-based system – one in which a majority of consumers receive health insurance from their employer – with an impractical proposal that would have required $2.5 billion in additional funding (in fiscal 2012, the state had only $2.7 billion in total tax revenue). more
Providing quality medical treatment in a rapidly changing health care industry can be difficult. But one Rhode Island business is helping to put many of the state’s primary care physicians on the right path. more
The director of graduate medical education for Lifespan hospitals discusses duty hour requirements in the medical field. more
PROVIDENCE – More than $3.4 million in federal funding to enhance HIV testing and prevention programs has been awarded to the R.I. Executive Office of Health & Human Services, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed announced. The funds are from the Ryan … more
Fans of Team Alvimedica have the chance to bid on two unique sailing experiences and raise funds for heart health in Rhode Island when the crew competes in Newport waters next month. more
Bank of America is planning to hire up to 350 employees in Rhode Island during 2014, bank spokesman T.J. Crawford told Providence Business News on April 28. more
Researchers from the University of Rhode Island recently announced a development in the laboratory that they hope could lead to a vaccine against the pathogen responsible for stomach cancer and to therapeutics for inflammatory diseases. more
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently approved Integra Community Care Network, the Care New England-affiliated physician network, as one of 89 new Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations. more
« Prev | 1 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 65 | Next »