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PARTNERS HEALTH CARE has named Dr. Anne Klibanski president and CEO.

Partners names Klibanski president and CEO

BOSTON – Dr. Anne Klibanski has been named president and CEO of Partners Healthcare, making her the first female CEO of the health care...
TUFTS HEALTH PLAN Foundation has awarded $315,000 in grants to three Rhode Island organizations. The grants are intended to help communities achieve achieve age-friendly practices for older residents in underrepresented communities.

Tufts Health Plan Foundation grants $315K to R.I. organizations to boost...

PROVIDENCE – Tufts Health Plan Foundation has awarded $315,000 to three Rhode Island organizations, part of the nonprofit organization’s 15-grant, $1.9 million effort to...
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP signed an executive order that requires HHS to propose a way to make health care providers and insurers give patients an estimate of their out-of-pocket costs ahead of service. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

Trump order pushes for disclosure of secret health prices

NEW YORK – President Donald Trump called for hospitals to disclose to patients up front how much they charge for tests, surgeries and other...
TUFTS HEALTH PLAN has launched a program to reward members for choosing lower-cost care and services.

Tufts Health Plan to reward members for choosing lower-cost providers

PROVIDENCE – Tufts Health Plan members in Rhode Island and Massachusetts can now earn rewards for choosing more cost-efficient providers for health care and...

JWU rolls out occupational therapy doctorate program

PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University has welcomed its inaugural class of 12 students for the state’s first entry-level occupational therapy doctorate program.The full-time,...

Five Questions With: Dr. Tsewang Gyurmey

Dr. Tsewang Gyurmey, chief medical officer at PACE Organization of Rhode Island, has been seeing patients at PACE centers in Providence, Westerly and Woonsocket...

Southcoast Health awards $150K in grants to local nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – Southcoast Health has announced 18 grant recipients chosen as part of its Community Benefits Impact Opportunity program.Grants total $150,000 and are for...

Providence Safe Stations program sees 100th visitor, city issues $375K in...

PROVIDENCE – Providence Safe Stations, a service that allows people with substance use disorders to seek help at any of the city’s fire stations,...

Newport to launch Safe Stations

NEWPORT – The city has announced that it will be the second municipality in the state to designate its fire stations as points of...
THE OFFICE of the Health Insurance Commissioner has released the proposed health insurance rate changes for 2020.

OHIC reveals proposed insurance rate changes for 2020

PROVIDENCE – Health insurers doing business in Rhode Island have submitted their requests for rate increases for 2020, the R.I. Office of the Health...
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