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Raimondo: A ‘partner with business’

You could say Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is a pragmatist. The way she puts it, she’s not trying to change the world so much...
OPIOID STUDY: Susan Lim, site manager, and Joe Robillard, pharmacy technician, work on prescription orders at a Genoa Healthcare pharmacy inside a Gateway Healthcare clinic in Pawtucket. Genoa is collaborating with Rhode Island Hospital and CODAC Behavioral Healthcare on a study examining the effectiveness of pharmacist-delivered, medication-assisted treatment for opioid-use disorder.
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Study looks at effectiveness of pharmacist-delivered MAT to treat opioid use...

Efforts to curb the opioid epidemic include increasing access to care and reducing stigma, goals officials say a $1.6 million National Institutes of Health-funded,...

Don’t bank on UnitedHealth’s profitable present

UnitedHealthGroup Inc. is doing great. America’s largest health insurer released first-quarter results April 16 that beat analysts’ expectations, and it raised full-year earnings guidance....

Expand access to early-childhood education

To the Editor:While I was pleased to see that the number of kids in Rhode Island who are living in poverty has gone down,...

R.I. Hospital, Teamsters union agree to 5-year contract agreement

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Hospital and Teamsters Local 251 have reached a five-year contract agreement that became effective April 1, the hospital announced.According to...

R.I. sees decline in drug-overdose deaths for second straight year in...

PROVIDENCE – The state saw a decline in drug-overdose deaths for the second straight year in 2018, according to R.I. Department of Health data...
CVS HEALTH CORP. has agreed to a civil penalty of $535,000 for allegedly filling controlled substance prescriptions even though the pharmacists should have known that the prescriptions were invalid. The company denies wrongdoing even as it will pay the fine. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE

CVS pays $535K in civil penalties over alleged filling of invalid...

PROVIDENCE – CVS Health Corp. has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $535,000 to resolve federal allegations that the company’s retail stores violated...
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PBN on WJAR-TV, April 15, 2019

R.I. has one of the nation’s most successful health-benefits exchanges. But could it survive without state funding?Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears...

Ronald McDonald House of Eastern N.E., Providence chapters merge

PROVIDENCE – Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern New England and Ronald McDonald House Providence announced their merger April 2, becoming Ronald McDonald House...

Five Questions With: Constantine Gatsonis

Constantine Gatsonis, a Henry Ledyard Goddard University professor of biostatistics, joined the Brown University faculty in 1995. He is the founding director of the Center for...
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