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High levels of satisfaction have been found among Rhode Islanders who took advantage of the state’s new temporary caregiver insurance to take care of a new child or an elderly or ill family member, according to University of Rhode Island researchers. more
Two Rhode Island companies received perfect scores of 100 percent on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and CVS Health Corp. more
The Kent Hospital Auxiliary has reached its $1 million pledge made to the hospital to help support important clinical services and advancements. more
(Updated 3:50 and 4:49 p.m.) ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. has entered into a partnership with biotechnology company ProThera Biologics Inc. to develop and commercialize human plasma-derived inter-alpha inhibitor proteins to treat orphan diseases, which are rare diseases affecting fewer than 200,000 people. more
Bradley Hospital and Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island have been recognized as top performers on key quality measures for 2014 by The Joint Commission, an accreditor of health organizations in the United States. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island will lay off approximately 80 employees as a result of a new strategic relationship with technology company Dell. more
The U.K.’s health-cost regulator turned down Amgen Inc.’s new cholesterol medicine Repatha in a preliminary ruling, saying the drugmaker may have over-estimated the risk of heart disease that results from people having too much cholesterol. more
(Updated 12:40 p.m.) Care New England Health System and Southcoast Health System Inc. have agreed to explore a potential affiliation to create a new nonprofit parent organization overseeing both systems. more
Dr. John Luo, a physician and entrepreneur, will hold a series of educational sessions to assist seniors in navigating through the panoply of decisions they face regarding Medicare. more
When a bout with MRSA nearly cost her life in 2014, Brown University gymnast Tori Kinamon developed a powerful desire to help defeat the so-called “superbug.” more
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