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HEALTHSOURCE RI'S open enrollment period for health insurance consumers begins Nov. 1, 2018.

HSRI open enrollment starts Nov. 1, sign-ups expected to remain steady

PROVIDENCE — HealthSource RI, the state’s health insurance exchange, begins its open enrollment period for the 2019 plan year Nov. 1, ending Dec. 23, anticipating...
LIFESPAN CORP. announced it has ended talks with Partners HealthCare and Care New England exploring how all three health care providers might work together to strengthen patient care delivery in the state. No agreement was reached.

Talks end for partnership of Lifespan, CNE/Partners

PROVIDENCE — Lawrence A. Aubin, chairman of Lifespan Corp.’s board of directors, announced today that the company's talks with Partners HealthCare and Care New...

CODAC honors Cicilline, supporters during 40th anniversary gala

NEWPORT – CODAC Behavioral Healthcare celebrated its 40th anniversary in Newport County at Salve Regina University on Oct. 25, honoring Rep. David N. Cicilline,...

Five Questions With: Kerri Zanchi

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, providing an opportunity to raise awareness about disability employment issues and demonstrate commitment to an inclusive workplace...

Health groups upgrade R.I. hepatitis C Medicaid access to ‘A-’

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Executive Office of Health and Human Services removed all restrictions on curative hepatitis C treatments for its Medicaid patients on...

Russo wins $100K grant to study cardiovascular, obstetric pregnancy complications

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Melissa Russo, a maternal-fetal medicine and clinical genetics specialist in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Women & Infants Hospital, will...

BCBSRI names Lifespan Physician Group an LGBTQ Safe Zone

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has certified Lifespan Physician Group Inc. Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Services as an LGBTQ...
THE PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS Summit and Awards Program on Diversity & Inclusion will be held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Dec. 5. The event will be the newspaper's first awards ceremony devoted to the topic.

Burrell leads honorees in PBN’s first Diversity & Inclusion Awards

PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News has announced seven organizations and one individual winner in its new Diversity & Inclusion Awards program, who will be...
TELLING STORIES: Veterans, from left, Daniel Thurston, Dave Minto and Dan Evangelista talk in the Rhode Island Military Organization lounge at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick. The men were on hand in honor of Vietnam War pilot Lt. Col. Fredric Moore Mellor, shot down over the jungles of North Vietnam, whose remains were brought home last month.

Veteran-service charities face varied challenges to fundraising efforts

Old hands at fundraising know the top three things that draw donors and their donations to a cause.“Animals, then kids, then veterans are usually...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Health reports declining opioid overdose deaths in 2017 and 2018. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/KIYOSHI OTA

R.I. reports slight decline in opioid overdose deaths as national figures...

PROVIDENCE — The Ocean State has recorded a slight downturn in the number of opioid overdose deaths in 2017 and the start of 2018...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick