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CVS HEALTH has accepted offers to buy $2.3 billion in senior notes. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE

CVS buys $2.3B in outstanding senior notes

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. announced Monday the completion of cash tender offers for senior notes due in 2020 and 2021. A company spokesman...

Newport Hospital cuts ribbon on renovated emergency department

NEWPORT – Newport Hospital recently expanded and renovated its emergency department, which has nearly doubled its capacity and tripled its triage space, the hospital...

Five Questions With: David DeJesus

David DeJesus began his new role as director of Salve Regina University’s Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education’s program in health care administration...

Hasbro Children’s Hospital unveils new pediatric surgery waiting room

PROVIDENCE – The Izzy Space, a new waiting room for families of children who are undergoing surgery at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, was unveiled on...

Rhode Island Medical Imaging named Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Medical Imaging has earned a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation from the American College of Radiology.The Providence-based center, which...

Kent Hospital nurse recognized for patient care

WARWICK – A Kent County Memorial Hospital nurse has been presented with a DAISY Award, a recognition awarded by the DAISY Foundation, a California-based...
GOOD FIT: Guillermo Perez, right, helps Gary Balletto get hooked up to a stationary bike made for people with paralysis at an adaptive gym Balletto created inside the Cranston YMCA. Balletto has a spinal cord injury and wanted to give others with similar injuries and disabilities a chance to work out with everyone else.
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With specialized equipment, many now can find fitness and social interaction...

Noise, chatter and a feeling of camaraderie are typical of most fitness center visits. Gym-goers are rarely alone, sweating it out, even if conversation...
BY THE NUMBERS: Mark Stewart, left, chief financial officer of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, sees Amar Gurivireddygari, the health insurer’s newly hired chief data and analytics officer, as a key to promoting more high-quality and cost-effective health care delivery. 
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Skilled data analytics a health insurance priority

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island recently welcomed Chief Data and Analytics Officer Amar Gurivireddygari to its team.Tasked with making the health...

Health care delivery increasingly meets patients where they live

As more ambulatory and urgent-care clinics spring up across the region, health care providers see it as evidence the industry is evolving at a...

Health care delivery is coming closer to home

At its core, the retail success of Amazon.com Inc. has been driven by two things: giving consumers the convenience of shopping at home whenever...
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