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Becker’s Hospital Review issued its list of 100 hospitals in the United States with great orthopedic programs, and The Miriam Hospital is Rhode Island’s only facility on the list. more
Right after Donald Trump was elected, I pointed out that it was going to be a wee bit harder to repeal and replace Obamacare than Republican politicians had promised on the stump. more
(Updated 3:14 p.m.) CVS Health Corp. is laying off approximately 600 people nationwide, with 250 positions slated to be eliminated primarily at its corporate offices here. more
Employees of Women & Infants Hospital authorized District 1199 SEIU New England to allow its bargaining committee to deliver a strike notice to Care New England’s management while contract negotiations are ongoing, the union announced Dec. 12. more
Selling prescription drugs is a classic principal-agent problem. more
The Providence VA Medical Center and the Veterans Benefits Administration’s Providence Regional Office will host a Veterans Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 17, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the VA Medical Center. more
Provant Health Solutions Inc. said this week it has entered into a licensing agreement with activewear brand Under Armour to offer clients and their members the app MapMyFitness API. more
Melissa Cummings, senior vice president and chief customer officer for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, was named 2017 American Heart Association Go Red For Women Luncheon chair. She spoke with Providence Business News recently about her involvement with the American Heart Association. more
Rhode Island’s composite score of 84 percent – addressing several dental care factors for residents 65 and older – ranks as “good,” according to the Oral Health America report “A State of Decay: Are Older Americans Coming of Age Without Oral Healthcare?” The nonprofit organization ranked Rhode Island as fifth best in the country, bested by Minnesota, North Dakota, Connecticut and Wisconsin. more
After the R.I. Department of Health approved Care New England’s request to close Memorial Hospital’s Birthing Center, effective Aug. 1, the Coalition to Save Memorial Birthing Center pivoted to reorganize as the Coalition to Improve Rhode Island Maternity Care. Kaeli Sutton, currently spearheading the new coalition, said it seeks to include a diverse group of perinatal professionals, including midwives, nurses, doctors, mental health workers, doulas and childbirth educators, as well as community advocates and childbearing families. more
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