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Lester P. Schindel has been appointed CEO of CharterCARE Health Partners, a regional health care network that operates Roger Williams Medical Center, Our Lady of Fatima Hospital and a number of affiliated physician and health provider entities. more
Researchers from Rhode Island and The Miriam hospitals and the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that prescription opioids, including methadone, were involved in nearly 68 percent (or more than 135,00 visits) of nationwide emergency department visits in 2010, with the highest proportion of opioid overdoses occurring in the south. more
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to the GAIA Vaccine Foundation to raise awareness about the prevention of cervical cancer in West Africa. more
HealthSource RI, the state’s health benefits exchange, announced that more health insurance plans will be offered on the exchange next year, and that rate sheets are available that will allow consumers and small employers to compare plans. more
CVS Health Corp. beat analyst estimates as the company’s prescription drug sales more than made up for the revenue loss the company has suffered after it quit selling tobacco in its retail pharmacies. more
CVS/pharmacy will raise funds in stores during November’s Lung Cancer Awareness Month to support research through Stand Up To Cancer. more
MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, has opened its first locations in Rhode Island this week inside CVS/pharmacy stores in Woonsocket, Cranston and Wakefield. more
The Hospital Association of Rhode Island, the Department of Health, Lifespan, the Rhode Island Medical Society, the Rhode Island State Nurses Association, and the Rhode Island Academy of Physician Assistants have released a statement updating the public on Ebola preparedness in Rhode Island. more
MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, and Lifespan, Rhode Island’s largest health system, announced on Monday that they have entered into an agreement to enhance access to affordable health care services at MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics opening inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Rhode Island beginning later this week. more
Rhode Island policymakers have several options for the future of HealthSource RI, but first the health insurance exchange’s end goals, costs and long-term funding plan should be reviewed, according to a report from the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released Monday. more
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