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CMS: R.I. has highest nursing home COVID-19 rates in New England

PROVIDENCE – COVID-19 testing in Rhode Island’s nursing homes reflected a 4% positive rate at the end of last month, falling below a mark...
R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL Peter F. Neronha has filed objections with the R.I. Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner over rate requests for 2021 made for the 2021 individual health insurance market. / COURTESY R.I. OFFICE OF THE HEALTH INSURANCE COMMISSIONER

Neronha files objection to individual-market health insurance rate requests

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha has filed objections with the R.I. Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner related to rate-increase requests...

Five Questions With: Jane A. Hayward

As National Health Center Week kicks off on Monday, Jane A. Hayward, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Health Center Association, discusses the...

Care New England launches new telehealth platform

PROVIDENCE – Care New England Health System patients now have a virtual option for primary care and around-the-clock urgent care visits. Care New England rolls...

CNE’s Alzheimer’s program earns honors at Lamplighter Awards

PROVIDENCE – The New England Society for Healthcare Communications has honored three separate entries from Care New England Health System during its 30th annual...

Pawtucket rapid COVID-19 testing site moves to new location

PAWTUCKET – Residents of Central Falls and Pawtucket are now heading to a new site for rapid COVID-19 testing. The current location, which opened Aug....

Fauci: States must move quickly to address COVID-19 upticks

The nation’s top infectious disease expert said in an online interview Friday that he’s “cautiously optimistic” a COVID-19 vaccine could be developed soon, but...
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Five Questions With Dr. Ira Wilson 

5Q: Dr. Ira Wilson| Chair, Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown University School of Public Health 1. From a public health standpoint, what...

COVID-19 fight far from won

Rhode Island continues to do better than many other states in limiting major outbreaks of COVID-19. But such success can be fleeting, as we’ve...

Virus testing data raises questions

Rhode Island’s coronavirus cases have been on the rise for several weeks, but an inconsistency in the way testing data is being interpreted has...

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