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HealthSource RI may not have chosen a new vendor to operate its call center at Royal Little Drive yet, but Optum is proceeding with plans to lay off the 60 employees who work there in April. more
The governor’s Working Group for Health Care Innovation is calling for a health policy office to be created to help coordinate health policy decisions affecting all Rhode Islanders. more
The University of Rhode Island’s pharmacy program ranked 10th among 127 pharmacy schools for its residency-program placement rate for the year 2014. more
(Updated 1:34 p.m.) Rhode Island ranked 42nd among the states, while Massachusetts ranked second, in fall 2015 hospital safety scores released by The Leapfrog Group this week. more
Thanks to a new partnership with a company called Curbside, CVS Health Corp. customers soon will be able to make mobile, in-app purchases from their local CVS Pharmacy and have those products delivered directly to them when they pull up to the store. more
HealthSource RI said that the rate of uninsured Rhode Islanders has dropped to 5 percent. more
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded $2 million over four years to a team of University of Rhode Island and University of North Caroline researchers to study Lyme disease prevention and exposure among outdoor workers. more
A statewide initiative was launched Monday to improve health care for all Rhode Islanders. 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
While retail health care clinics have been viewed by policy makers and insurers as a way to decrease health care spending by replacing expensive emergency department or physician office visits, the clinics may actually increase spending if they create a demand for more services, typically an extra $14 annually. more
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