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UnitedHealthcare alters oral-health policies in response to opioid epidemic

PROVIDENCE – About 5 million Americans will have their wisdom teeth removed this year, with 70 percent prescribed opioid pain medication, and UnitedHealthcare has...

Five Questions With: Dr. Rishi Lulla

Hasbro Children’s Hospital recently named Dr. Rishi Lulla as its new chief of pediatric hematology and oncology. Lulla spent years as an attending physician in...

N.E. Medical Innovation Center expands to new Providence site

PROVIDENCE – It’s only been a few months since the New England Medical Innovation Center opened its Chestnut Street location, but it’s moving down...

RI Bio names new board of directors member, board chair emeritus

PROVIDENCE – Life sciences industry group RI Bio has named a new member to its board of directors as well as a new board...

URI College of Nursing names new associate dean of graduate programs

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Katherine Hutchinson will join the University of Rhode Island’s College of Nursing as associate dean of graduate programs and research this...
FIRST STEP: Rhode Island Business Group on Health Executive Director Al Charbonneau says a federal rule requiring hospitals to post pricing data online is the first of many steps to price transparency. Next to Charbonneau is Hospital Association of Rhode Island President Teresa Paiva Weed.
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New CMS rule requires hospitals to post pricing data online

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services requires hospitals’ pricing data to be posted to their websites, billed as the first step toward a...

St. Luke’s Brain & Spine Surgery program adopts new image-guided technology

NEW BEDFORD – The Brain & Spine Surgery program at St. Luke’s Hospital is now using 7D Surgical’s Machine-vision Image Guided Surgery technology, which...

Five Questions With: Tom Boucher

Tom Boucher recently began as chief of marketing and development at PACE Organization of Rhode Island. The health plan, which serves older adults interested...

CVS offers ‘Know Your Numbers’ heart-health screenings in February

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. is offering “Know Your Numbers” heart-health screenings at no cost at the company’s retail MinuteClinics every Thursday in February,...

Kent Hospital Stroke Center earns Joint Commission certification

WARWICK – The Advanced Primary Stroke Center at Kent Hospital has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association/American...
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