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UnitedHealth adjusts profit higher

MINNETONKA, MINN. - An increase in Medicare payments has caused UnitedHealth Group Inc., parent of United Healthcare of New England, to revise its second-quarter...
Robert F. Calise, co-founder of Cornerstone Group, says the current cost saving options in health insurance will only go so far. /

Benefits expert sees many hurdles <br>to controlling costs

It’s not as bad as it was just a few years ago, when double-digit annual health premium increases were the norm. But health insurance...

Department of Health awards EHR contract

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health today announced that it has awarded the state’s longtime Medicaid fiscal agent a three-year contract to design,...

A powered prosthetic mimics calf muscle’s movement

The most striking thing about the demonstration was how ordinary the two men looked. Pacing across the stage – first slowly, then fast –...
H. Bradley Weaver /

H. Bradley Weaver

AGE:37 POSITION: Assistant vice president, chief security officer, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island RESIDENCE: West Greenwich LIFELONG AMBITION: To impact health care delivery on...

Lifespan, Care New England seek to merge

Lifespan and Care New England, the state’s two large health care systems, announced today that they plan to merge into a single entity, to...
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed announced grants to Rhode Island to help the homeless and help clean up Narragansett Bay. /

Reed announces social service, <br>environmental grants

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jack Reed today announced nearly $500,000 worth of federal grants to benefit the homeless in Rhode Island, as well as...

New act creates bad insurance for small businesses

If Cadillac-quality health insurance coverage is too expensive for small businesses, is Chevy-quality coverage better than no coverage at all? In the complicated discussions...

RIH union ratifies 4-year contract

PROVIDENCE – Members of the Rhode Island Hospital United Nurses and Allied Professionals voted 323 to 224 to ratify a four-year contract that would...
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BrainGate named one of year’s <br>most innovative products

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – R&D Magazine today named the BrainGate Neural Interface System one of the top 100 most innovative new products of the year....
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