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Blue Cross seeks 12.7% individual-rate hike

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has asked state Health Insurance Commissioner Christopher F. Koller to approve rate increases for...

Study: Most psych cases involve multiple issues

PROVIDENCE – A new Rhode Island Hospital study published in the February edition of the journal Psychological Medicine has found that most psychiatric patients...

Bay State panel looks at weight-loss surgeries

BOSTON – A state-run center focused on patient safety and medical-error prevention has issued updated recommendations on weight-loss surgery, noting that the number of...

Westerly Hospital to host educational programs

WESTERLY – The Westerly Hospital has announced a series of free educational programs for the year as well as free support groups to help...

Unetixs unveils new vascular products

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Unetixs Vascular, a developer of instruments for diagnosing vascular disease, has unveiled two new products: the Revo System, a portable system...

Blue Cross $20M fund is a long way from fruition

More than a month after Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island agreed, among other things, to pay a $20 million penalty to...

Fall River firm gets FDA clearance for health gadget

A new USB-driven vascular diagnostic system will provide-hospitals and vascular labs a cost efficient method to diagnose peripheral vascular disease. The Vicorder, developed by...

Knowledge economy brings region together for future

Providence has undergone an amazing evolution in the last decade. The proof is found not just in the millions of dollars invested in Capital...

Health insurance may make small business buy as one

What is an MEWA and can it help us with the cost of health insurance? The Employers Association – a century-old but rather low-profile...
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Neurotech makes plans for new plant

Neurotech Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of treatments forchronic eye diseases, is building a new manufacturing plant in Rhode Island...

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