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Professor and chair of the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences in the Brown University School of Public Health talks about smoking cessation and alcoholism. more
The Rhode Island Podiatric Medical Association is hosting a “Socks for the Needy” campaign through May 30 to benefit needy children and adults as part of their 100th anniversary. Collection bins are set up at podiatrists’ offices and YMCAs throughout the state. more
Consumers’ share of the cost of health care is getting too little attention when it comes to reform efforts in Rhode Island. We have been celebrating the success of our individual and small-market health-benefits exchange, HealthSource RI, which has extended coverage to more than 90,000 Rhode Islanders through both private health insurance plans and Medicaid. more
Leaders of several of the state’s largest hospital networks and health care organizations will discuss efforts to control health care costs at an upcoming forum sponsored by the Health Insurance Small Employer Taskforce. more
Chief information security officer at Lifespan speaks about the challenges and opportunities of his new role more
Electronic cigarette makers are targeting young people with their marketing efforts, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed of Rhode Island and a group of other lawmakers said in a harsh report that calls for immediate regulation of the growing industry by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. more
Citing a need for better trained managers to coordinate patient care in a variety of settings, the Rhode Island College School of Nursing said it had created a Graduate Certificate Program in Nursing Care Management. more
As health officials move to address a growing epidemic of street and prescription drug overdoses, Salve Regina University said it would offer Rhode Island’s first graduate certificate-level substance abuse counselor training program, aimed at helping those with counseling backgrounds to quickly qualify for state licensing as substance counselors. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined attorneys general from 27 others states and territories in urging five large, national retailers with pharmacies – Rite-Aid, Walmart, Walgreens, Kroger and Safeway – to follow the example set by CVS Caremark Corp. and cease selling tobacco products at stores throughout the United States. more
Terms doctors use when treating patients often don’t match the coding terms needed for billing and insurance records, says Jon Elion, president and CEO of ChartWise: Clinical Document Intelligence. more
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