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A group tasked by the governor to “reinvent” the state’s Medicaid system released the second of two reports on Wednesday, which includes a four-year plan with long-term goals aimed at improving the state’s publicly funded health care system. more
Lifespan, Rhode Island’s largest health system, and Tufts Health Plan have collaborated to introduce Lifespan Premier Choice, a new tiered network health plan. more
Kent Hospital has received distinction as a NICHE Hospital (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders), designating its commitment to excellence in elder care, the hospital announced. more
With heart disease the No. 1 killer of American women, including here in Rhode Island, a new cardiac-care center for women opened in February. Unlike many other cardiac-care facilities, the Women's Heart Health of Women & Infants Hospital treats … more
The design of a new Veterans Home in Bristol will create a more home-like environment, enable independent living and better serve future veterans of more-modern warfare than the current facility, state leaders say. more
The Miriam Hospital infectious diseases physician Rami Kantor and Brown School of Public Health biostatistics professor Joseph Hogan recently received a $3.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to optimize HIV treatment more
Federal health care reform set in motion a complex wave of changes in how health insurance is provided, paid for and acquired by consumers. Five years into the federal law, often called Obamacare, employers, health care providers and businesses … more
(Updated, Feb. 23, 6:10 p.m.) All has not been well between labor and management at Rhode Island's two largest hospitals in recent weeks, with unions publicly criticizing administration for decisions they say will jeopardize not … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s Working Group to Reinvent Medicaid will hold its sixth group meeting on Wednesday at the Providence Marriott Downtown on Orms Street. more
Eileen Howard Boone is the senior vice president, corporate social responsibility and philanthropy at CVS Health and president of the CVS Health Foundation. After removing tobacco from nearly 8,000 CVS locations nationwide and implementing more health and wellness programs, the company was given the Workplace Hero award by the American Red Cross Rhode Island chapter. Under Boone’s leadership, CVS Health donated more than $6.5 million to Rhode Island nonprofit organizations last year. Other praised initiatives included the Totes of Hope Program, the CVS Charity Classic golf tournament and the CVS Health Emergency Response Team. Boone has held this role for a little over a year and she most recently served as CVS Health’s senior vice president of corporate communications and community relations. more
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