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Dr. Linda J. Resnik, a research scientist at the Providence VA Medical Center, was awarded a nearly $2.5 million U.S. Department of Defense contract last week to study the care of veterans and service members with upper-limb amputations. more
In an annual check up of our nation’s health, Rhode Island’s overall health ranked #14 among all 50 states in 2015. As a state, we do exceptionally well from a policy standpoint, but still do need to improve in many areas. more
The state Executive Office of Health and Human Services, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island announced April 28 a three-way contract that paves the path for an innovative health care initiative for some of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable residents. more
Rhode Island is poised to save a cumulative $120 million through the next fiscal year through an ongoing reorganization of Medicaid, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and state health officials. more
CVS Health Corp. said drug costs for its plans grew a modest 5 percent in 2015, far less than the 11.8 spending growth rate from a year before. more
Central Falls and Pawtucket residents strongly support policies that reinforce access to healthy food and physical activity, according to a release from the American Heart Association Rhode Island chapter that highlights the findings of a recent survey of 401 residents. more
Dr. Susanne Patrick-MacKinnon has joined the medical staff of Newport Hospital as part of Newport Neurology. Patrick-MacKinnon earned her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. more
Dr. Albert Woo has been appointed chief of pediatric plastic surgery and director of the Cleft and Craniofacial Center at Hasbro Children's Hospital. Woo is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He earned his medical degree from Brown University. more
Dr. Donald R. Coustan has been named to the American Diabetes Association's professional practice committee. He is director of the division of maternal-fetal medicine's Diabetes in Pregnancy Program at Women & Infants Hospital and professor of … more
Marathoner Helena B. Foulkes is a leader for CVS Health Corp. and its CVS/pharmacy. As a runner in her private life, and in her professional roles as executive vice president and president, she is well-paced and results-focused, leading by example. … more
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