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(Updated 3:26 p.m.) Rhode Island received an overall grade of B- in a recent report from the College and University Research Collaborative that evaluated the performance of state health insurance marketplaces. more
Health insurers Aetna Inc. and Humana Inc. will go to trial on Dec. 5 in defense of their planned $37 billion merger, which the U.S. government has said would increase consumer costs. more
(Updated 12:55 p.m. and 3:39 p.m.) New Bedford and Fall River mayors are being asked by Massachusetts health care workers, labor leaders and social justice advocates to hold additional meetings about the proposed merger between Southcoast Health and Care New England. more
Rhode Island has the 10th highest nursing home costs in the nation at an average of $94,170 annually, according to Caregiverlist’s August report. more
The Ocean State ranks the lowest in New England in a listing of the best and worst states to have a baby, but still ranks among the top 20 best states in the nation. more
Notwithstanding the popularity of positron emission tomography scans, they are not effective in discovering cervical cancer in lymph nodes, according to research recently published by a team of oncologists, including one physician from Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. more
CVS Health Corp. and Adapt Pharma, an innovative pharmaceutical company with U.S. headquarters in Radnor, Pa., recently announced a new partnership to make the opioid overdose-reversing drug Narcan Nasal Spray (the trade name for the‎ naloxone nasal spray) less expensive for those without health insurance. more
Southcoast Health recently announced that partial knee replacement surgeries are now being offered with the Navio Surgical System. more
Gateway Healthcare has been awarded a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, part of the U.S. Health & Human Services, to develop a program to provide behavioral health treatment to homeless adults in Rhode Island. more
“Approve” was the unanimous watchword of those who spoke before members of the Office of the Attorney General and the R.I. Department of Health at a public hearing in Westerly’s Town Hall to discuss the proposed merger that would affiliated Westerly Hospital with between Yale-New Haven Health Services Corp. more
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