Christine Ferguson is so enthusiastic about the state’s new health-benefits exchange that she mistook a summit on its offerings co-sponsored by Providence Business News for a wedding. But it wouldn’t be surprising to find Ferguson, HealthSourceRI’s executive director, at a wedding explaining the exchange and asking for business cards.
By Natalie Villacorta
The Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island and the South County Hospital Healthcare System have been named Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.
Walgreen Co., armed with a new patent, sued Rite Aid Corp., CVS Caremark Corp. and Shopko Stores Inc., claiming they’re misappropriating its technology for refilling prescriptions with mobile-phone scanners.
By Dawn McCarty
and Phil Milford Bloomberg News
Rhode Island health and science leaders are heralding a new neuroscience research institute at the University of Rhode Island as a way to further collaborate in the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.
(Updated, 1:25 p.m., Sept. 25)
The R.I. Health Services Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the change of control application by Prime Healthcare Services in its efforts to buy Landmark Medical Center.
Growing up on a sheep farm in New Zealand, Michelle Collie had no idea she’d one day be the owner of a thriving Rhode Island business, Performance Physical Therapy, with nine locations across the state.
CVS Caremark Corp., the largest provider of prescription drugs in the U.S., agreed to buy Coram LLC from Apria Healthcare Group Inc. for about $2.1 billion to add specialty infusion services, its biggest deal in five years.
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