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For some Rhode Islanders living with depression, anxiety or substance-use disorder, getting behavioral health support may seem impossible. The Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island is working with primary care practices throughout the state to help eliminate patient barriers to behavioral health care by identifying and treating patients who may never have received help elsewhere. more
Anyone drastically overweight and looking to lose excess pounds has myriad places to do it in the state, including the Nutrition Teaching Center at Rhode Island Hospital and the Nutrition and Weight Management Center at Westerly Hospital, as well as … more
A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension can leave patients feeling fragile and fearful about performing many routine physical activities, and patients and their families often have questions about living with the condition. more
Saint Elizabeth Community, which provides a full array of care and services to seniors and adults with disabilities in several locations throughout Rhode Island, acquired Cathleen Naughton Associates, a home care provider with offices in Providence and Wakefield. more
East Bay Center has merged with East Bay Community Action Program, effective Jan. 1. East Bay Center, which retains its name and staff, offers such behavioral health services as as 24-hour emergency services/crisis intervention, counseling for children and adults, psychiatric services, medication prescription and monitoring, and substance abuse and opioid treatment services. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced an amended agreement with Naloxone manufacturer Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc. that would increase the company-offered rebate for each Naloxone syringe dosage kit purchased by nonfederal government agencies in Rhode Island from $4 per dose to $6 per dose. The rebate is retroactive for purchases made on or after Oct. 1, 2015. Sold under brand names, including Narcan, Naloxone is a life-saving medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose when administered promptly. more
There’s good reason for Congress to remodel some aspects of Obamacare. More than half of people who get health coverage through the insurance exchanges have high out-of-pocket costs, for example; 1 in 10 say they’ve gone without medical care because of the expense. more
Recent research by a trio of Women & Infants experts indicated that even low-risk pregnancies have surprisingly high risks of complications. more
Gentle Dental, a dental practice with 29 locations in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, announced it will use KeyPoint Partners to assist with plans to expand throughout New England. more
Lifespan and the Rhode Island chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will curate an exhibit intended to give people an idea what it feels like to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. more
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