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Dennis Martell has been named director of professional relations and network development at Delta Dental of Rhode Island. Martell has held other leadership roles at Altus Dental and Cigna. He holds a BSBA in business management from the University … more
Dr. James Balukjian has been appointed director of program integrity at Delta Dental of Rhode Island. He holds an MBA from Bryant University and a DDS from the University of Buffalo. He is also a retired lieutenant colonel in the Rhode Island … more
Dr. John Luo hates not having answers for people. When doing his clinical training at a North Smithfield practice, he tried to help patients navigate through the health-insurance process, particularly the elderly who had many questions … more
If there ever was a perfect storm to catalyze the growth of Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island, it was health care reform. According to President and CEO Peter Marino, the explosive growth that came with passage of the Affordable Care … more
New cholesterol-lowering medications that could help patients lower their risk of developing heart disease and other associated ailments are raising questions within the local health care industry about cardiac-care guidelines. The Federal … more
Four certified nurse midwives at Women & Infants Hospital recently received the Clinical Star Award recognizing 25 or more years of service each as well as excellence and mentoring in their profession. more
The Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence recently released a report, “Domestic Violence Homicides in Rhode Island, 2006-2015.” The state’s first such report summarizes key findings, provides homicide incident descriptions and issues recommendations to prevent future domestic violence homicides in Rhode Island. According to the report, from 2006 to 2015, 54 people lost their lives to domestic violence homicides in Rhode Island, in the course of 48 incidents. Between three and nine homicide incidents occurred each year. more
CVS Health Corp.’s walk-in medical clinic, MinuteClinic, has surpassed 25 million patient visits since the company’s first retail clinic opened in 2000. more
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island said its new Health@Home program has reduced emergency room visits by 26 percent for its most complex members. more
Does the decision by UnitedHealthcare of New England's parent not to participate in HealthSource RI in 2017 portend trouble for the state-run health exchange? One insurance broker thinks so, at least in regard to the commercial market. … more
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