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Repealing the Affordable Care Act without a replacement would increase the number of uninsured people by 32 million and double premiums by 2026, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said in a report that will add pressure on Republicans’ contentious efforts to end the law. more
Kent Hospital, a Care New England facility, announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check Mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. more
The “Always Room at the House” campaign of Ronald McDonald House of Providence reached its $5 million fundraising goal in December with the help of donations from 855 households, 95 local businesses, as well as several donations from charitable foundations. more
The Top 5 list of Rehabilitation, Physical & Occupational Health Centers, ranked by number of practitioners. more
The New England Institute of Technology announced it is now offering a fully online master of public health program, which is targeted to working professionals who need flexibility to complete courses around their work schedules and want to access the round-the-clock technical support via phone, email or chat. more
In December, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that 769 hospitals will see their Medicare payments reduced by 1 percent, after all other adjustments have been made, for patient discharges occurring during fiscal year 2017 due to the hospitals’ high rates of hospital-acquired conditions, such as infections. more
Eileen Howard Boone, CVS Health’s senior vice president of corporate social responsibility and philanthropy, and president of the CVS Health Foundation, talked with Providence Business News about the results of a survey that CVS Health commissioned in 2016 to learn more about respondents’ perceptions and beliefs about e-cigarettes. more
Dr. Linda J. Resnik, a research scientist at the Providence VA Medical Center, was awarded a nearly $2.5 million U.S. Department of Defense contract last week to study the care of veterans and service members with upper-limb amputations. more
The 20 registered nurses that received bachelor’s degrees in nursing from the University of Rhode Island in December are the first graduates of the university’s College of Nursing’s online registered nurse to Bachelor of Science in nursing program, the only such program offered by a public university in Rhode Island. more
Three people with paralysis used the BrainGate brain-computer interface to type on a screen with unprecedented speed and accuracy, Brown University reported. more
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