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HELPING HAND: Customer-service representative Ramon Chevas German, right, assists a client with health insurance at a HealthSource RI center in East ­Providence.
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Raimondo budget supports reinsurance program

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s budget includes proposals she says are intended to keep health insurance affordable for thousands of Rhode Islanders, in response to...

Goldberg receives lifetime achievement honor from Rhode Island Hospital

DR. RICHARD J. GOLDBERG, former senior vice president for psychiatry and behavioral health for Lifespan Corp., recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Rhode...
RHODE ISLAND ranked No. 26 for highest health care spending in the nation in a report based on individuals younger than 65 and covered by employer-sponsored private health insurance. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Report: R.I. has second-lowest health care spend per person in N.E....

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked No. 26 in the nation for health care spending per person in 2017, according to the Health Care Cost...

St. Luke’s Brain & Spine Surgery program adopts new image-guided technology

NEW BEDFORD – The Brain & Spine Surgery program at St. Luke’s Hospital is now using 7D Surgical’s Machine-vision Image Guided Surgery technology, which...

Five Questions With: Tom Boucher

Tom Boucher recently began as chief of marketing and development at PACE Organization of Rhode Island. The health plan, which serves older adults interested...

CVS offers ‘Know Your Numbers’ heart-health screenings in February

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. is offering “Know Your Numbers” heart-health screenings at no cost at the company’s retail MinuteClinics every Thursday in February,...

Kent Hospital Stroke Center earns Joint Commission certification

WARWICK – The Advanced Primary Stroke Center at Kent Hospital has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association/American...

Hayes joins Delta Dental of Rhode Island board of directors

PROVIDENCE – Peter Hayes, founder and partner of Hayes & Sherry Real Estate Services in Providence, has joined the board of directors at Delta...

House Committee on Oversight: MTM, EOHHS have until Feb. 28 to...

PROVIDENCE — Medical Transportation Management Inc., is one month and hundreds of complaints into their three-and-a-half-year, $115 million contract with the Executive Office of...

The good and bad on sun exposure

There’s plenty of public awareness about the dangers of skin cancer, but much less about the benefits of sun exposure. Our skin isn’t just...
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