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With National Doctors’ Day just two days away, WalletHub conducted a study to find the best and worst states for doctors, and Rhode Island came in third worst, due to high competition and highest malpractice awards per capita. more
A total of 34,888 individuals enrolled in health insurance coverage through HealthSource RI at the close of its open enrollment period, a 16 percent increase from last year, according to a spokeswoman for the agency. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the 2016 Rhode Island small business award winners this week. more
The recent acquisition of ShapeUp by Virgin Pulse along with other accomplishments in the startup community will be celebrated Thursday at an event at Aurora on Westminster Street. more
Unless Congress finds a way to repeal the Affordable Care Act over the next 10 months -- after more than 60 failed attempts -- President Barack Obama will leave office with his signature legislation … more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has launched a new health analytics platform for Rhode Island primary care providers. 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
UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s OptumRx unit struck an agreement to ease customers’ access to drugs through Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.’s drugstores, a move to help the business compete with rival pharmacy benefit managers. 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
Should potential conflicts of interest involving disbursement of government funding be avoided at all costs? If you are WatchdogRI.org, a nonprofit policy-research organization founded by former Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Block, … more
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