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Dr. Edward Akelman has been named chief of the department of orthopedics at Rhode Island and The Miriam hospitals and will become chair of the department of orthopaedics at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Vincent Zecchino Professor of Orthopeadics, pending approval of Brown’s corporation. more
PROVIDENCE – Eleven Rhode Island hospitals are expected to receive additional federal funds totaling nearly $29 million to help pay for the cost of treating Medicare patients, thanks to regulations due to be finalized later this summer. more
On May 18, business and civic leaders met in Westerly to celebrate the ribbon-cutting of South County Health’s newest Medical & Wellness Center. 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
Melissa Cummings, senior vice president and chief customer officer for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, was named 2017 American Heart Association Go Red For Women Luncheon chair. She spoke with Providence Business News recently about her involvement with the American Heart Association. more
After beginning my career at the International Longevity Center, an aging research, education and advocacy think tank in New York, I knew that I had to get direct-care experience in order to better advocate for seniors and their caregivers in … more
As medicine evolves from "fee for service" to proactive, patient-centered medical care, primary care physicians and hospitals are affiliating with insurers to share risks and rewards. Affiliations, such as the recent one between Lifespan … more
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 1 percentage point year over year in April to 5.3 percent, a level not seen since August 2007, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training announced in its monthly report Thursday afternoon. more
Rhode Island native Kim Keck, Aetna Inc.’s senior vice president, has been appointed CEO and president of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, succeeding Peter Andruszkiewicz. more
Rhode Island’s health care uninsured rate fell to 4.5 percent in 2015 from 6.4 percent in 2014, according to the National Health Interview Survey released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more
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