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Kent Hospital, a Care New England facility, announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check Mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. more
The Alzheimer’s Association will serve as a national partner for the PBS documentary “Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts,” which will premiere Jan 25 at 10 p.m. local time. more
The blood supply in the United States is among the safest in the world, but how do blood centers protect patients from such harms as Zika, Ebola and strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria? more
In honor of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, AIDS Project RI will offer expanded testing hours for HIV, Hepatitis C and syphilis on Tuesday, Feb. 7. more
Eileen Howard Boone, CVS Health’s senior vice president of corporate social responsibility and philanthropy, and president of the CVS Health Foundation, talked with Providence Business News about the results of a survey that CVS Health commissioned in 2016 to learn more about respondents’ perceptions and beliefs about e-cigarettes. more
The fiscal 2018 proposed state budget that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo released Jan. 19 includes the elimination of upper payment limit payments, which are federal funds used to ensure that Medicaid reimburses hospitals at an amount equal to Medicaid, as well as Medicaid payment reductions and reduced payments to inpatient mental health providers. more
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.’s plan to win U.S. antitrust clearance for its acquisition of Rite Aid Corp. hasn’t satisfied officials at the Federal Trade Commission, according to people familiar with the matter. more
Integra Community Care Network LLC and Lifespan Health Alliance each are participating in specific Accountable Care Organization models through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid, according to the organizations. more
Lifespan has applied to the state for approval to build a 31-bed obstetrics unit at Rhode Island Hospital. The rationale for the $43 million project is to complete the offerings of Lifespan's Women's Medicine Collaborative, while also … more
Congressional Democrats aiming to thwart the undoing of Obamacare are using a strategy that served them well before: They’re standing back and letting Republicans whirl in their own discord. more
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