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Long-term health care costs in Rhode Island have risen more rapidly over the past five years than in the United States as a whole and can cost as much as 40 percent more each year than the national average, according to the Genworth 2014 Cost of Care Survey released Monday. more
Rhode Island has ranked No. 1 on a state-by-state nursing home report card published by Families for Better Care, a Florida-based nursing home resident advocacy group. more
There’s plenty to like about the state’s new health-benefits exchange, HealthSource RI Executive Director Christine Ferguson told approximately 300 business owners, health care providers and insurance professionals at a Feb. 27 health care summit co-sponsored by Providence Business News. more
An HIV-positive man has filed a lawsuit in federal court because he said HealthSource RI forces him to pay for women’s abortions as a condition to obtain health insurance through the state exchange. more
Bayada Home Health Care Nurse Darlene Radcliffe-Dumont recently received special recognition from the National Association for Home Care & Hospice and the Home Health Nurses Association. more
Medical director at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island talks about the goals of the insurance provider’s statewide screening outreach effort. more
SilverScript Insurance Co., a CVS Caremark Corp. company, has partnered with seven accountable-care organizations in California, Florida and New Jersey to improve pharmacy care for Medicare Part D beneficiaries enrolled in the SilverScript prescription drug plan. more
Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that adding evidence-based weight loss strategies to a statewide wellness campaign improves weight loss outcomes among participants. more
The tournament will help fund the purchase of a mobile C-arm imaging system. This high-quality, 3D-imaging equipment will enhance care provided in the Ambulatory Surgery Center, on the hospital’s main campus. more
Researchers in the Center for Reproduction and Infertility at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island have launched an arm of a national endometriosis study, known as SOLSTICE, evaluating the safety and effectiveness of an investigational drug to help women with moderate to severe endometriosis pain symptoms. more
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