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If you haven’t been following the Obamacare news recently -- and given how much else has been going on, there’s a good chance you haven’t -- then you may have missed the news that insurers’ rate-increase requests for 2017 are quite large. more
More than $480,000 has been awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation in seed funding for 20 medical research projects. more
Providence Community Health Centers has named Dr. Melinda Hooton its medical director, a new position for the nonprofit agency. more
Patrick C. Barry, a co-managing attorney with Decof, Decof & Barry in Providence, is an accomplished trial lawyer and patient safety advocate, winning multiple seven-figure jury verdicts and settlements in a variety of medical negligence and serious injury cases. He served as a member of the Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline, the licensing board for all physicians in the state, from 2005 to 2013. Barry shared his perspectives with Providence Business News about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s data highlighting the large number of accidental deaths occurring in the United States due to medical errors. more
WASHINGTON – Representatives from 12 health care organizations, including Dr. Lynn Taylor with The Miriam Hospital, were recognized at a White House ceremony on May 19 for their outstanding commitment to increasing the number of individuals who are aware of their hepatitis B and C status. more
The Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care, part of Southcoast Health, has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology, after the American College of Radiology’s recent review. more
Dr. Jennifer S. Gass, surgeon-in-chief and co-director of the Breast Health Center at Women & Infants Hospital, is an internationally recognized resource in the field of oncoplastic breast cancer surgery and cancer survivorship issues and was recently invited to participate in two key groups. Oncoplastic breast cancer surgery combines the most up-to-date plastic surgery techniques with surgical oncology. more
More than 100 Rhode Island residents, including Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, First Gentleman Andy Moffitt, Central Falls Mayor James Diossa and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien, celebrated the launch of Pawtucket Central Falls Health Equity Zone’s Building Healthy Neighborhoods Action Plan at a press event at Veterans Memorial Garden Amphitheater in Pawtucket on the evening of June 14. more
A 54-year-old Johnston resident has been awarded $8.6 million in compensation after suffering permanent injuries from an undiagnosed spinal infection. more
Dr. Matthew Collins, vice president for clinical integration at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, once had a patient who repeatedly went to her local emergency room complaining of headaches or abdominal pain. Every one of 18 CAT … more
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