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The state Executive Office of Health and Human Services, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island announced April 28 a three-way contract that paves the path for an innovative health care initiative for some of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable residents. more
Rhode Island ranks 42nd in the nation for levels of well-being among its residents, with the lowest scores nationwide in both community and social well-being. more
Health care industry leaders – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Care New England and Continuum Behavioral Health, among them – met more than two years ago to devise an innovative project for behavioral health care, called HealthPath. … more
At Rhode Island KIDS COUNT’s 16th annual celebration of children’s health luncheon, leaders lauded the many milestones and top rankings Rhode Island has achieved, while warning of the need for continued diligence, in light of the recent GOP sweep of the White House and both houses of Congress. more
About 18 months ago Tufts Health Plan, which provides health insurance to 1 million customers in New England, was surprised by demographic news that appeared to portend opportunity. A survey by the company found that Tufts' customer group … more
Eighty-one more individuals, representing a 0.3 percent increase, have signed up for insurance coverage through HealthSource RI as of Dec. 10, the state’s exchange said Wednesday. 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
The impact of losing 1,000 lives in Rhode Island over four years to drug overdoses is astonishing, said Dr. Josiah “Jody” D. Rich, professor of medicine and epidemiology at The Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University and director of the Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights at The Miriam Hospital. more
Dr. Steven Lampert is president of Lifespan Physician Group Inc., a nonprofit, physician-governed group practice, with more than 500 medical providers specializing in primary care, psychiatry and behavioral health, women’s medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, cardiology, dermatology, neurosurgery, ophthalmology and physical medicine. more
HealthSource RI said enrollments increased 3.1 percent over the past week. more
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