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THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Health reports declining opioid overdose deaths in 2017 and 2018. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/KIYOSHI OTA

R.I. reports slight decline in opioid overdose deaths as national figures...

PROVIDENCE — The Ocean State has recorded a slight downturn in the number of opioid overdose deaths in 2017 and the start of 2018...
THE U.S. DEPARTMENT of Health and Human Services announced $15 million in federal funds to combat the opioid crisis in Rhode Island. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/KIYOSHI OTA

R.I. receives $15M in federal funds to combat opioids

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is receiving $15 million to combat the opioid crisis from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the department...

Organ donor advocacy group honors nine local hospitals for donation support

PROVIDENCE – The Workplace Partnership for Life has recognized nine local hospitals for their efforts supporting enrollment in organ and tissue donation registries.The organization,...

Organ donor advocacy group honors nine local hospitals for donation support

PROVIDENCE —The Workplace Partnership for Life has recognized nine local hospitals for their efforts supporting enrollment in organ and tissue donation registries.The organization, sponsored...
THUNDERMIST HEALTH CENTER was one of eight Rhode Island health centers to receive funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Center Quality Improvement grants. The HHS awarded a total of $1.1 million to Rhode Island health centers for fiscal 2018. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HEALTH AND EDUCATIONAL BUILDING CORP.

U.S. HHS awards 8 R.I. health centers $1.1M

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday a total of $1.1 million in fiscal 2018 Health Center Quality Improvement...
ACTIONS BY THE TRUP ADMINISTRATION have been disruptive to health insurance exchanges, like HealthSource RI, that were created as part of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Are Rhode Island companies backing away from using it as a result?

HSRI: ACA risk sharing formula unaffected in 2019, payments should continue

PROVIDENCE — HealthSource RI Director Zachary W. Sherman and nine fellow state-based marketplace directors have sent a letter to federal health officials urging support...
THE R.I. DELEGATION announced a second round of $2.1 million in federal funds to combat the opioid epidemic in Rhode Island. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/KIYOSHI OTA

R.I. delegation announces second round of $2.1M to fight opioid epidemic

PROVIDENCE - A second round of $2.1 million in federal funds has been awarded to the R.I. Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and...
THE HEALTH RESOURCES and Services Administration awarded $1,405,600 to eight health centers in Rhode Island to increase access to substance abuse and mental health services.

HRSA Gives $1.4M to 8 R.I. health centers to fight opioid...

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded a combined $1,405,600 to eight Rhode Island health centers to increase access to...
HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS learn how to communicate with and support children whose parents have been diagnosed with cancer, during a Childern's Lives Include Moments of Bravery program training session. Southcoast Health has teamed up with Children's Treehouse to offer the training. /COURTESY CHILDREN'S TREEHOUSE FOUNDATION

Southcoast Health, Children’s Treehouse offer emotional-support training through CLIMB program

FAIRHAVEN – Southcoast Health and Children’s Treehouse Foundation are teaming up to train local health care and community leaders how to provide emotional support...
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