28.8 F
Rhode Island
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Home Tags Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island

Tag: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island

BETTER COVERAGE: R.I. Health Insurance Commissioner Marie L. Ganim speaks at the PBN Health Care Summit at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick in October 2017. Ganim’s office is completing reports on the state’s four largest health insurers to ensure they are following proper standards and regulations in covering the treatment of mental illnesses and drug addiction. 
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Conduct exams lead to positive changes in insurance coverage for behavioral...

State reports are expected by this spring on the remaining three of Rhode Island’s four largest health insurers to determine how well they have...

Women in tech tell stories of bias

PROVIDENCE – Tech Collective will host a panel and roundtable discussion entitled “Women in Tech: Stories of Overcoming Bias” on Jan. 29 from 5:30...

Lupica honored by Blue Cross peers for community service

PROVIDENCE – Greg Lupica, director of information technology system support at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, has been honored by his...
BCBSRI reported that 40 percent of its recorded emergency department visits in 2018 should have been handled by primary care or urgent care services. The company said that as a result of its analysis, it had eliminated $4.5 million in unnecessary health care costs.

BCBSRI finds that 40% of its covered emergency visits unnecessary

PROVIDENCE — An internal task force at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has identified 40 percent of emergency department visits it...

Mistry named chief pharmacy officer at Blue Cross & Blue Shield...

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has named Samir Mistry vice president and chief pharmacy officer, leading the health insurer’s...
TEAM EFFORTS: Guillaume Bagal, center, lead diversity and inclusion consultant at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, discusses opportunities to promote diversity with the company’s Employee Business Resource Groups representatives, at right, from left, Megan Chisolm, who represents Parents@Work, and Suzanne Gaddy, who represents Military Services, at the company’s Providence headquarters. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

BCBSRI employee groups inform diversity approach

HEALTH CARE Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode IslandWith Kim Keck, its first female president and CEO, chosen to lead two years ago,...

UWRI names new board chair, appoints 5 new board members

PROVIDENCE – A new chair and five new members were appointed to the United Way of Rhode Island board of directors during the nonprofit’s...

Catholic Foundation of Rhode Island to screen ‘Outcasts’ Nov. 10

PROVIDENCE – On Nov. 10, Rhode Island will become the second New England state to screen the award-winning film “Outcasts.”Produced by Grassroots Films, out...

Directors MIA on employee well-being

CEOs come and go, but boards of directors remain. Boards set strategic objectives and hold CEOs accountable for achieving them. They are the glue...
TOUGH TASKS: Participants on the first panel of the Health Care Summit at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick discuss how to reintegrate into the workforce those who have experienced opioid overdoses and how to curb wasteful health care spending. From left: Landmark Medical Center CEO Michael Souza; UnitedHealthcare CEO Stephen Farrell; CVS MinuteClinic Chief Nurse Practitioner Officer Angela Patterson; and CODAC Behavioral Healthcare CEO Linda Hurley.
 / PBN PHOTO/PAMELA BHATIA

Overdoses, end-of-life care challenge health system

The next challenge in caring for those who experience opioid overdoses is long-term reintegration into the workforce and society, panelists said during Providence Business...
- Featured Event -

Latest News

Our panel of health care experts and business leaders will provide insights into the future of health care reform, improving health care delivery and reducing health care waste and costs, while also addressing preventative care, population health and the opioid epidemic.

2018 Fall Health Care Summit

Tuesday October 30, 2018

Crowne Plaza Grand Ballroom
8am–11am