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Dr. Erik Hoy has joined Care New England Medical Group's surgical care practice and Wound Recovery and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Kent Hospital. Hoy holds an MBA from the University of Rhode Island and medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey … more
There were two panels of six each at the Providence Business News Health Care Reform Summit, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence Warwick on Oct. 20. While many issues were discussed, the central issue of most concern to businesses is the cost crisis … more
"The goal of an HMO is to put the primary care physician at the heart of delivering care to members. It's about making sure members get high-quality, affordable care," said Marc Spooner, president of Tufts Health Plan's Commercial Products division, … more
Insurers, doctors and hospitals are ratcheting down the cost of health care with slow and difficult methods, like redesigning doctors' practices and persuading patients to settle for less. Opposing them, jacking costs up, are tough … more
WOONSOCKET – CVS Pharmacy Inc. will pay $600,000 to settle federal allegations that it mishandled prescription records related to controlled substances at two Connecticut stores, the Hartford Business Journal reported. According to … more
In November's election, Rhode Islanders will have the opportunity to make important improvements to our health care system and the outcomes it produces; they can do this by voting yes on Ballot Question 7 and investing in affordable housing in Rhode … more
It was clear from PBN's most recent Health Care Reform Summit, held on Oct. 20, that there are still more questions than answers concerning the national debate over rising health care costs. Several panelists cited continued resistance from … more
One of President Barack Obama's cherished conceits is that disagreement with him can have no rational basis. It was the theme of his most recent speech in defense of his health care law. Obamacare has substantially increased the number of … more
Building on the school’s strong mathematical and computational science programs, Brown University has launched the Data Science Initiative, focused on big data, that will lead to new research opportunities and includes a new master’s program. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Tufts Health Plan and UnitedHealthcare of New England Inc. performed well on the annual Star ratings for 2017 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. more
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