Health Services

Budget plan rankles tax-exempts

Nonprofit hospitals and universities have long made voluntary payments to local communities that recognize the cost of emergency services provided by the hosts.These same...

Partners CEO to retire in April

PROVIDENCE – Dr. David Torchiana, CEO of Partners HealthCare, will retire at the end of April, the company confirmed Jan. 28.The Boston Globe reported...
WALLETHUB has ranked R.I. the 12th best in the U.S. for dental health. /COURTESY WALLETHUB

Report: R.I. 12th in U.S. for dental health

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island ranked No. 12 in the United States for its dental health in a recent WalletHub study, “2019’s States with the Best...

American Lung Association fails R.I. on legal tobacco age, prevention funds

PROVIDENCE — The American Lung Association has issued two failing grades to Rhode Island on its efforts to reduce and prevent tobacco use this...
CVS HEALTH is testing telemedicine orthodontics in 100 stores. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

CVS Health testing telemedicine orthodontics in 100 stores

WOONSOCKET — CVS Health Corp. is testing telemedicine orthodontics in about 100 of its stores with SmileDirectClub, a startup connecting patients with licensed dentists...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO's fiscal 2020 budget includes a proposal to legalize adult use of marijuana and to expand the state's existing medical-marijuana program. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Do you support Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s proposals to legalize adult...

With her fiscal 2020 budget, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has waded into the recreational marijuana controversy. Should the state legalize adult use of marijuana...
HOME HEALTH & Hospice Care of Nursing Placement has acquired Consistent Care and will maintain the latter's Jamestown office. / COURTESY HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE CARE OF NURSING PLACEMENT

Home Health & Hospice Care of Nursing Placement acquires Consistent Care...

PAWTUCKET — Home Health & Hospice Care of Nursing Placement acquired Consistent Care Corp. on Jan. 1, along with its 25 clients and 20 employees,...
CVS IS LAUNCHING a new app called Attain. CVS customers that use the app to report health and wellness data will get credits that they can use to buy gift cards or help pay for Apple Watch. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANTHONY KWAN

CVS dangles Apple Watch as lure to keep eye on customers’...

NEW YORK - CVS Health Corp. has a new deal for its customers: In return for letting the company keep track of their activity,...
PARTNERS HEALTHCARE president and CEO Dr. David Torchiana has announced he is retiring in April, according to the Boston Business Journal Tuesday.

Partners CEO to retire in April

PROVIDENCE – Dr. David Torchiana, CEO of Partners HealthCare will retire at the end of April, the company confirmed Tuesday.The Boston Globe Tuesday said...

Wood River Health Services names Croke president, CEO

HOPKINTON – South Kingstown resident Alison L. Croke is the new president and CEO of Wood River Health Services, which provides primary care, pediatrics,...
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