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Publishing their results in the Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, lead author Lori Daiello, assistant professor at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, and her co-authors found that patients with a diagnosis of dementia were nearly 20 percent more likely to be readmitted within 30 days than those without dementia. more
In recognition of Mental Health Month, Care New England and Butler Hospital recently launched a new health information website, offering a one-stop resource for members of the community to obtain information about mental and behavioral health. more
CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Caremark Corp., recently launched an in-store fundraising campaign to help fight the number one cancer killer of women: lung cancer. more
The Comprehensive Cancer Center at Rhode Island Hospital has received the 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. more
When the death of a child through disease serves as the impetus for forming a nonprofit, it can propel lasting, constructive connections between a hospital and the charity the organization represents. more
The R.I. Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline has issued policy guidelines for the appropriate use of social media and social networking in medical practice. more
Care New England, Rhode Island Primary Care Physicians Corp. and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island on Thursday announced that they had come together to form the state’s first fully integrated accountable care payment model, designed to improve quality and coordination of care and ultimately drive down costs for patients. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced Wednesday that Rhode Island will receive $1.2 million as its share of a multistate settlement with GlaxoSmithKline LLC to resolve allegations that the company violated state consumer protection laws by misrepresenting its asthma drug Advair and antidepressant drugs Paxil and Wellbutrin. more
New data released by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services shows the prices charged to CMS by hospitals around the state – and across the country – can vary greatly. more
Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, Visiting Nurse Home Care and Anchor Medical Associates have signed an agreement whereby HHCRI and VNHC have become Anchor’s preferred providers for home care, palliative and hospice services. more
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