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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
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee has signed a bill intended to help improve Rhode Island women’s health and safety by requiring facilities that perform mammograms to provide their patients with more information on the subject of breast density and more complete reporting on the results of their tests. more
In recognition of Rhode Island employers’ efforts to advance employee wellness and build a healthier Rhode Island, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island together with the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce recently distributed Worksite Health Awards to more than 70 local businesses. more
Kent Hospital’s Dr. Polly E. Leonard has been recognized by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine for achieving her second fellowship for its National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators, and was also elected vice-chairperson of the Society of Osteopathic Medical Educators. more
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