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American employers lose about $226 billion annually due to health care expenses and health-related losses in productivity, according to a statement from Southcoast Health, and employers face $12.7 billion in annual medical premiums for one increasingly problematic health issue – obesity. What’s an employer to do? more
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 1 percentage point year over year in April to 5.3 percent, a level not seen since August 2007, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training announced in its monthly report Thursday afternoon. more
More than $480,000 has been awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation in seed funding for 20 medical research projects. more
If you haven’t been following the Obamacare news recently -- and given how much else has been going on, there’s a good chance you haven’t -- then you may have missed the news that insurers’ rate-increase requests for 2017 are quite large. more
Four-year-old Cranston native Kyrie White was named the 2016 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ Rhode Island Champion for facing ongoing medical challenges with courage and strength. more
A new facility has been built at 375 Wampanoag Trail for University Medicine to serve its primary care and sub-specialty patients. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is one of four cities in the nation chosen by the National Resource Network and New York University for a pilot program that uses city-level health data to help shape policy decisions and public health investments. more
The Miriam Hospital’s Minimally Invasive Urology Institute began offering a completely laparoscopic surgery to appropriate patients with bladder cancer in spring 2016, the hospital announced recently. more
Dr. Cornelius "Skip" Granai III, director of the Program in Women's Oncology at Women & Infants Hospital, was recently awarded the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award. What steps do you take as a physician to provide … more
Two recent controversies highlight what hospitals face today. The first is the attempt by Care New England to eliminate obstetrics (and likely other) services at Memorial Hospital. The second is the attempt by Texas-based Neighbors Emergency Center … more
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