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Thanks to a $2.6 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Dr. Charles Eaton, director of the Center for Primary Care and Prevention at Memorial Hospital, and his colleagues across the country are leading the first and largest community-based primary prevention trial on the effects of exercise and strength training on heart failure in elderly women. more
Hepatitis C, the nation’s most common bloodborne infection, was associated with the deaths of 102 Rhode Islanders, a fivefold increase in the last decade, according to a report issued earlier this month by the Rhode Island Department of Health and the Rhode Island Public Health Institute. more
The Autism Project, an affiliate of Gateway Healthcare, recently received a $1.2 million grant from the Health Resources and Service Administration, according to a press statement from Gateway Healthcare, a Lifespan entity. more
Dr. Patricia Gifford, a retired geriatrician, is board certified in internal medicine, geriatric medicine and hospice and palliative care. As the team leader for the Providence Village Healthcare Advocacy Service, she oversees volunteers who accompany elderly members to doctor appointments and act as their advocates. Gifford talked with Providence Business News about the Providence Village and its health care advocacy service, which she developed for Providence Village members. more
Health care industry leaders – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Care New England and Continuum Behavioral Health, among them – met more than two years ago to devise an innovative project for behavioral health care, called HealthPath. … more
Rhode Island will receive eight awards totaling $774,322 for health center quality improvements and to provide comprehensive care. more
The R.I. State Council on the Arts said applications are available for organizations and individuals interested in various grants. more
Aetna warned the government in a July letter that it would be financially forced to step back its participation in Obamacare's individual insurance exchanges if the Justice Department tried to block its $28 billion purchase of Humana. more
A new facility has been built at 375 Wampanoag Trail for University Medicine to serve its primary care and sub-specialty patients. more
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island has partnered with CharterCARE Provider Group RI LLC to launch an accountable entity to improve care and reduce costs for Medicaid participants. more
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