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(Updated 4:30 p.m.) Three Rhode Island orthopedic practices have merged into a new group, Ortho Rhode Island, in an effort to improve patient care, according to its president. more
Dr. Paul E. Morrissey, associate professor of surgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, is program director of the division of organ transplantation at Rhode Island Hospital. Morrissey, who maintains a private practice at University Surgical Associates, talked with Providence Business News about National Organ Donation Month, which occurs in April, his work as a transplant surgeon and the need for organ donors. 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
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island said that it intends to lower its commercial insurance rates for individuals, families and small businesses through HealthSource RI and has made the request to the state’s Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner. more
The recent acquisition of ShapeUp by Virgin Pulse along with other accomplishments in the startup community will be celebrated Thursday at an event at Aurora on Westminster Street. 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
Jutta Becker is living with stage 4 lung cancer, and she is one of the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE heroes, helping to raise awareness about the disease. more
State Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner said her office has adopted standards to improve health care delivery and payment systems, a step that aligns her office with the governor’s efforts to strengthen the health care system for all Rhode Islanders. more
(Updated, 11:18 a.m., Dec. 22) Drug overdoses took the lives of 247 people in Rhode Island last year, according to statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more
(Updated 11:49 a.m.) A Superior Court judge on Tuesday ruled in favor of Health Insurance Commissioner Kathleen C. Hittner and her decision to approve an insurance rate hike for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island for the upcoming year that had been challenged by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. more
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