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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...

Health compact deal is good first step for R.I.

With the signing of the Compact to Reduce the Growth of Health Care Costs and State Health Care Spending in Rhode Island, 13 insurers,...
THE OPIOID SPOON PROJECT visited Rhodes Technologies, Inc. Thursday, protesting its involvement in opioid manufacturing and marketing, along with that of its parent company, Purdue Pharma L.P. / COURTESY THE OPIOID SPOON PROJECT

Opioid Spoon Project visits Coventry Purdue Pharma subsidiary

COVENTRY — The R.I. Attorney General’s Office has a civil suit against Purdue Pharma L.P. for alleged fraudulent marketing of opioids in Rhode Island,...
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