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Ken Block is not a fan of the state's integrated eligibility system, half of the United Health Infrastructure Project, which went online mid-September and is an IT requirement of the Affordable Care Act. "In my professional opinion a … more
Catheter design has not significantly changed since 1935, which is in part why there are a host of urinary-tract infections and annual costs to hospitals related to the medical device. It's also the impetus behind Portela Soni Medical LLC, … more
Research has established that trauma has the potential to affect children long after they reach adulthood. Helping young adults with these experiences, which could include witnessing violent crime, enduring domestic violence, sexual assault … more
Put yourself in a chef's shoes – these days most likely orange clogs. If you could cook your dream meal, what would it be? Chefs tend not to wander quite so far afield, staying in the arena of unique ingredients they could then turn into … more
Richard R. Charest, president and CEO of Landmark Medical Center and the Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island, is retiring. more
(Updated 1:19 and 2:16 p.m.) Controlling health care costs is largely a matter of supply and demand, but Rhode Island tradition throws some extra wrenches into the works. Two of them, for instance, are the state’s oversupply of hospitals and the assumption by consumers that they’re entitled to any care they choose. 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
Sign-ups for Obamacare health plans will climb 8.7 percent for next year, showing steady growth for the insurance markets created by the Affordable Care Act, according to U.S. government projections. more
(Updated 2:43 p.m.) In an unexpected turn of events, Care New England and Southcoast Health have pulled the plug on their plans to affiliate. more
Parents who worry about their college students’ drinking, drugging and sexual activity might be interested in newly released data evaluating 140 colleges’ sexual health practices. more
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