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Commercial health insurance rates have been approved for 2016 by the health insurance commissioner, and while all are higher than what was approved last year, the amounts are lower than what was requested by most insurers. more
The University of Rhode Island has been awarded a $2.5 million grant to implement a health care workforce program that will lead to higher quality care for older patients, according to a news release. more
Newsweek magazine has released its “Top Cancer Doctors 2015” list and nine Rhode Island doctors made the cut. more
Tivorsan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has named James E. Connolly CEO. The biotechnology company, which focuses on treating Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and other neuromuscular disorders, also said that Connolly will serve as a member of its board. more
Roger Williams Medical Center plans to significantly expand its emergency department and renovate several interior spaces, to provide more space and privacy for patients, and to improve access. more
(Updated 3:34 p.m. and 5:04 p.m.) Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin last week called on state Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner to reconsider a decision to approve a 10 percent health insurance rate hike for certain Blue Cross & Blue Shield plans, saying her decision to do so lacked transparency and reason. more
The fight is intensifying over which patients will get an almost $15,000-a-year cholesterol drug from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Sanofi, with CVS Health Corp. calling for new treatment guidelines to make it clearer who should qualify. more
Providence is the 20th best city for retirement, according to a new study commissioned by the Bankers Life Center for a Secure Retirement. more
CVS Health Corp. has agreed to pay $450,000 to resolve allegations that several of its Rhode Island stores violated the federal Controlled Substances Act by filling invalid prescriptions and maintaining deficient records. more
Construction of the $220 million South Street Landing project is expected to begin this month, following initial site work. more
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