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“Caring for patients with a terminal illness or a complicated diagnosis puts a strain on health care workers,” said Elaine K. Desmarais, assistant vice president, quality and regulatory compliance at South County Health. In an effort to build on the existing repertoire of employee wellness programs, South County Health recently implemented Schwartz Center Rounds, a program of the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Tufts Health Plan and UnitedHealthcare of New England Inc. performed well on the annual Star ratings for 2017 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. more
Obamacare has made great strides toward its signature goal: to reduce the number of Americans without health insurance. more
CVS Health Corp., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and General Motors Co., the first U.S. automaker to have a female CEO, are among more than two dozen companies that added their names to a White House pledge to study gender pay gaps among their employees. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island donated more than $1 million in financial support to local nonprofit organizations last year, according to its 2015 Community Investment Report. more
Community-based nonprofit organizations whose missions align with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s mission to improve the health of Ocean State residents may apply to participate in BCBSRI’s fifth annual statewide day of community service, Blue across Rhode Island. more
Dr. Abdul Saied Calvino is a surgical oncologist at the Roger Williams Cancer Center whose practice expertise includes minimally invasive colon and rectal surgery, hepato-biliary and pancreatic surgery. Calvino talked with Providence Business News about health disparities and inequities that Rhode Island’s Latinos experience. more
CVS Health Corp. said drug costs for its plans grew a modest 5 percent in 2015, far less than the 11.8 spending growth rate from a year before. more
Ken Rahn, pitmaster and owner of Bringeth the Meat BBQ, is headed to the grill to give back to Women & Infants Hospital. In 2016, Rahn plans to donate each quarter two percent of Bringeth the Meat BBQ’s sales to the hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit. more
South County Hospital launched an inpatient palliative care program, medical care that provides relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. more
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