Updated January 28 at 6:28pm
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HealthSource RI, the state’s health benefits exchange, announced that more health insurance plans will be offered on the exchange next year, and that rate sheets are available that will allow consumers and small employers to compare plans. more
The Miriam Hospital has for the fifth time been designated by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. The advanced certification recognizes The Miriam Hospital Stroke Center, which cares for more than 650 patients a year, as providing the highest-quality stroke care. more
Member of the department of family medicine at Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School talks about the school’s new Primary Care-Population Medicine program. more
The R.I. Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals and the Anchor Recovery Community Center have developed a hospital-focused initiative using recovery coaches in emergency departments to reach out to overdose victims. more
Marina Toulou-Shams, a psychologist from the Bradley Hasbro Children’s Research Center, has been awarded a $2 million grant to research the efficacy of various means of combatting alcohol and drug abuse among court-involved teenage girls who are not currently in jail. more
Chief of emergency medicine for Rhode Island, The Miriam and Newport hospitals discusses his work, which was featured in a recent PBS documentary. more
When Reggie Jackson’s five-year, $2.9 million contract with the New York Yankees kicked off baseball’s free-agent era in 1976, a box seat at Yankee Stadium – the best in the house – would run you $5.50. Thirty-eight years later, the minimum salary for a major leaguer is just below Jackson’s then-record amount. more
For the third successive time, Newport Hospital has attained the Distinguished Magnet Hospital designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program. more
Walgreen Co., the largest U.S. drugstore chain, and CVS Health’s CVS/pharmacy unit settled a dispute over a patented technology that lets customers refill prescriptions with mobile-phone scanners. more
KVH Industries is responding to the Ebola threat by offering Videotel’s 15-minute video about Ebola safety free to all mariners worldwide. more
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