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Two recent controversies highlight what hospitals face today. The first is the attempt by Care New England to eliminate obstetrics (and likely other) services at Memorial Hospital. The second is the attempt by Texas-based Neighbors Emergency Center … more
The theme of Providence Business News' 25th Anniversary story on the region's health care scene was change, and that lens is still the one to use when reviewing the trends in Rhode Island and its environs. Relatively recent changes – creating … more
Zachary Sherman, acting director of HealthSource RI, has been chosen to lead the state-run health benefits exchange, the state’s Department of Administration announced Tuesday. more
State Rep. Edith H. Ajello, D-Providence, and state Sen. Gayle L. Goldin, D-Providence, believe physicians should have the freedom to move freely from one employer to another and maintain their professional relationships with their patients, regardless of their place of employment. To that end, they have introduced legislation in the House and Senate, 2016-H 7586 and 2016-S 2578, respectively, to limit the use of restrictive covenants in physician employment contracts. more
Taking a page from such high-risk industries as nuclear power, aviation and amusement parks, Hospital Association of Rhode Island President Michael Souza said that HARI is collaborating with Press Ganey, a health care industry consulting firm, to conduct High Reliability Organizations training for its member hospitals. more
HealthSource RI, the state’s health benefits exchange, said residents have until Jan. 31 to choose a plan for individual and family health coverage. more
Insurers, doctors and hospitals are ratcheting down the cost of health care with slow and difficult methods, like redesigning doctors' practices and persuading patients to settle for less. Opposing them, jacking costs up, are tough … more
When I arrived in Rhode Island, I felt strongly – and still do – that our company had a responsibility to be part of the solution to improve the state's economy. As we consider how we do right by our customers and our provider partners, we also … more
Do the benefits your company offers fit your and your family's needs? Yes, I am very satisfied with my company's benefits – 92.3% My company's benefits do not currently fit my needs – 7.7% Would you … more
A Medicaid accountable care program has been launched to improve health and patient satisfaction, as well as reduce care costs, for people enrolled in UnitedHealthcare Medicaid plans as a result of a new initiative from CharterCARE Health Partners, CharterCARE Provider Group RI LLC and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Rhode Island. more
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