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Dr. Amil Qureshi named Medical Director of Providence Community Health Centers

Dr. Amil M. Qureshi has been named Medical Director of Providence Community Health Centers where he will have leadership responsibilities for primary care, clinical...

Lifespan grows operating income 23% in FY18

PROVIDENCE – Lifespan Corp.’s income from operations grew 22.7 percent to $17.9 million in fiscal 2018, as the hospital group weathered a four-day strike...
With deep experience in nursing, ranging from being an RN, to earning a Ph.D. in nursing and being the executive director of the Rhode Island State Nurses Association, Pamela L. McCue understands all aspects of the profession and 
its importance to quality health care delivery. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Staying true to the mission defines path to success

Pamela L. McCue | Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College CEOThe demand for registered nurses will continue to grow, but it is not just...
AHEAD OF THE GAME: With enrollments so far ahead of last year’s pace, HealthSource RI is not seeing much effect from the federal government’s removal of the penalty for not having health insurance.

HealthSource’s success positive for R.I.’s health in many ways

In many ways, Rhode Island is an outlier. But in one case, at least, the Ocean State stands out in a way that places...
THE JUDGE OVERSEEING the CVS deal to acquire and merge with Aetna is likely to block the deal, potentially delaying it for months, the New York Post reported Thursday. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE

New York Post: Judge likely to block CVS-Aetna merger

PROVIDENCE – The judge presiding over the CVS Health Corp. acquisition of Aetna Inc. is likely to block the companies from merging, the New...

R.I. behind on funding post-employment benefits, but better than rest of...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s “other post-employment benefit liabilities,” which typically consist of retiree health plans, are only 16.5 percent funded, still the highest in...
RHODE ISLAND HAS funded 16.5 percent of its other post-employment benefit liabilities, ranking No. 13 in the country. / COURTESY S&P GLOBAL RATINGS

R.I. behind on funding post-employment benefits, but better than rest of...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s “other post-employment benefit liabilities,” which typically consist of retiree health plans, are only 16.5 percent funded, according to S&P Global...
PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With Jody Jencks

Jody Jencks | Director, PVD HealthWorks1. What is PVD HealthWorks? In 2017, created PVD HealthWorks to meet the growing demands of the health...

Clock ticking on CVS-Aetna benefits

Nothing like setting a high bar for yourself.In a statement released upon the closing of the more than $70 billion CVS Health Corp.-Aetna Inc....

Ronald Price named Chief Compliance Officer for Providence Community Health Centers

Ronald F. Price has been named Chief Compliance Officer for Providence Community Health Centers. He has more than a dozen years of executive health...
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