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Workers in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area had an average hourly wage of $23 in May 2013, roughly 3 percent above the nationwide average of $22.33, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Pro-Change Behavior Systems Inc. has received its first Small Business Innovation Research contract from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the health-risk research and coaching company announced Wednesday. more
CVS/pharmacy this week celebrated the grand opening of a new location in Renton, Wash., the retail pharmacy chain’s first store in the state of Washington and an entry point into the Seattle market. more
President and CEO of the Rhode Island Quality Institute discusses CurrentCare, the state’s health information exchange. more
Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island announced recently that buses from the R.I. Public Transit Authority fleet have begun promoting HHCRI’s specially designed charity license plate. more
Pediatric experts at Hasbro Children’s Hospital are warning parents against using topical pain medications medications, both prescription and over-the-counter, on infants as they can be harmful and cause injury to children. more
Bayada Home Health Care Nurse Darlene Radcliffe-Dumont recently received special recognition from the National Association for Home Care & Hospice and the Home Health Nurses Association. more
The accidental drug overdose problem continues in the state, and the Hospital Association of Rhode Island recently released a statement detailing ways that the state’s hospitals have been responding to the crisis. more
The good news about health care spending continues. In the first nine months of this fiscal year, Medicare spending increased only 1.2 percent in nominal terms, and for 2014, it’s now projected to be $1,000 lower per beneficiary than the Congressional Budget Office said it would be as recently as 2010. Even the Medicare trustees are starting to recognize that something big may be happening. more
One man who is in his 30s came into the Foster office of WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Center when he finally got health insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act. more
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