Home Industries Health Services

Health Services

University Orthopedics launches hip institute

PROVIDENCE – The Hip Preservation Institute, an affiliate of University Orthopedics, has launched, with locations in Providence, East Providence and East Greenwich.Patients at the...
FRUSTRATION FACTOR: Brown Medicine rheumatologist Dr. Deepan Dalal, left, and David Hemendinger, the practice’s chief information officer, say the time-consuming process of filling out electronic medical records might be contributing to physician burnout. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Searching for a remedy for physician burnout

Doctor appointments are rarely fun, but the prospect of visiting with a rushed, curt physician only makes it worse. So why are unsatisfactory interactions with...

Raise helps some health workers

A 91-cent-an-hour pay increase for approximately 3,000 people who work directly with those with developmental disabilities in the state is welcomed, though more is...

Online platform gives sufferers place to share

When it comes to a devastating illness or injury, doctors often represent lifelines for people whose daily routines no longer resemble their former lives.Physicians...

CCRI to host symposium on opioid alternatives for pain management

WARWICK – A panel of health experts is set to gather this weekend for the Community College of Rhode Island’s Changing the Culture of...

Five Questions With: Dr. Matt Collins

Dr. Matt Collins, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s new executive vice president and chief medical officer, comes to the role after...

Blue Cross’ telehealth platform expands to include behavioral health services

PROVIDENCE – Behavioral health services are now available via Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s telehealth platform.Doctors Online allows Blue Cross members...

Thrive Behavioral Health to unveil newly renovated location at open house

WARWICK - Thrive Behavioral Health, formerly the Kent Center in Warwick and Riverwood Mental Health Services in Warren, is planning an open house later...
PRESCRIPTION DRUG costs for some seniors on Medicare are expected to significantly jump next year due to an expiring element of the Affordable Care Act. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DHIRAJ SINGH

Drug costs for some U.S. seniors to rise by hundreds of...

NEW YORK – Senior citizens with high prescription drug costs are facing hundreds of dollars in additional expenses next year, according to a new...

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of R.I. opens new store...

CRANSTON – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is opening a new Your Blue Store in Cranston.The store, which officially opens today,...
- Featured Event -

Latest News