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New tool gives perfect scores to 11 R.I. nursing homes

PROVIDENCE – Eleven nursing homes have achieved perfect scores of 88 in the R.I. Department of Health’s new consumer tool, the “Survey Performance Tool...

2 UnitedHealth execs leave for jobs elsewhere

MINNEAPOLIS – UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), parent of UnitedHealthcare of New England, has announced the departure of two executive vice presidents, Richard Anderson and...
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89.7% of R.I. firms have fewer than 20 workers

CRANSTON – Small companies with just a few workers make up a significant portion of the Rhode Island economy, according to the R.I. Department...

Antidepressant relapse linked to placebo effect

PROVIDENCE – Newly published research from Rhode Island Hospital indicates that patents who relapse during antidepressant continuation treatment may never have responded to the...

Undiagnosed diabetes in U.S. has dropped sharply

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – A RAND Corporation study issued last week shows the number of men in the United States with undiagnosed diabetes has...

NFIB endorses bill to let drugs be reimported

WASHINGTON – The National Federation of Independent Business has endorsed legislation that would allow consumers, pharmacies and wholesalers to buy prescription drugs from other...

Miriam cancer program receives commendation

PROVIDENCE – The Comprehensive Cancer Center at The Miriam Hospital has received a three-year approval, with a commendation, from the Commission on Cancer of...

Hospital ordered to hire neurosurgery reviewer

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health has ordered Rhode Island Hospital to hire an independent quality consultant to review and monitor its neurosurgery...

3 R.I. researchers get $60,000 awards for mental health work

PROVIDENCE – Two researchers at Rhode Island Hospital and one at Butler Hospital have been awarded two-year grants for $60,000 each from NARSAD: The...

Community health center using electronic records

Blackstone Valley Community Health Care, a Pawtucket-based nonprofit that runs health clinics in Pawtucket and Central Falls, has adopted electronic medical records, bringing this...
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