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Five Questions With: Aaron Robinson

A recently released independent study commissioned by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, the Rhode Island Foundation, Lifespan Corp., Care New England...
NOT SOLD: Lynn Blais, a nurse at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital in North Providence and president of the United Nurses and Allied Professionals, is skeptical of The Centurion Foundation Inc.’s acquisition plan. 
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Handle with care: Fate of hospitals in balance as regulators review...

Prospect Medical Holdings Inc. was seen as a hero a decade ago, swooping in to prop up the struggling Roger Williams Medical Center in...
HELP NEEDED: Nurse and union president Lynn Blais, outside Our Lady of Fatima Hospital in North Providence. Her union, the United Nurses and Allied Professionals, opposes the only proposal to purchase the struggling hospital. 
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To grow, struggling hospitals need more help from state

A decade ago, Prospect Medical Holdings Inc. was seen as a potential savior for two struggling Rhode Island hospitals. Today, Roger Williams Medical Center in...

R.I. Medicaid paid more than $7M in services for deceased beneficiaries,...

PROVIDENCE – The state’s Medicaid program disbursed more than $7 million to managed care organizations for deceased beneficiaries in fiscal year 2023, an audit...

KIDS COUNT: Economic and health gaps continue to affect children of...

PROVIDENCE – For decades children in Rhode Island have been driving the state’s diversity, yet children of color continue to face greater economic and...

Would a 2nd medical school in R.I. be worth it?

Some state lawmakers are floating the idea of establishing a state medical school that would be a more-affordable alternative to Brown University and might ease persistent...

HealthSourceRI open enrollment closes with record 34,456 customers

PROVIDENCE – HealthSource RI, the state’s health insurance market place, announced Tuesday that it closed out its open enrollment period with a record 34,456...
HEALTHY DISCUSSION: PACE Organization of Rhode Island CEO Joan Kwiatkowski, right, speaks during a panel discussion at Providence Business News’ Health Care Summit and Health Care Heroes Awards event at the Providence Marriott on April 4. Also on the panel are, from left, Dr. Michael Wagner, Care New England Health System CEO and president; Dr. Kristin Russell, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island chief medical officer; Sen. Pamela J. Lauria, D-Barrington; and Dr. Raj Hazarika, Point32Health Services Inc. chief medical officer and vice president of commercial ­products. 
PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Education, compensation key to addressing staffing shortages in health care

Now that American Rescue Plan Act funds have expired, the next six to eight months will be telling of what challenges remain in addressing...
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Richard Gamache

PBN Health Care Heroes 2024 Health Care Administrator – Senior Care: RICHARD GAMACHE Aldersbridge Communities CEO What led you to choose health care as your profession?...

Audit: R.I. Medicaid paid more than $38M in services for out-of-state...

PROVIDENCE – An audit released Tuesday by the R.I. Joint Committee on Legislative Services found the state’s Medicaid program disbursed at least $38.4 million...
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