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The Commonwealth’s 49 health centers generate an annual savings of more than $1 billion for Massachusetts because they help reduce emergency room visits and hospital stays, according to the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers’ economic impact analysis. more
Approximately $2.7 million has been awarded to the state Department of Health’s division of community, family health and equity to fund 11 nonprofit organizations and local governments to support health initiatives. more
April 30 is the deadline for nonprofit organizations to apply for $2 million in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation through its Fund for a Healthy Rhode Island. more
Lifespan, Rhode Island’s largest health system, and Tufts Health Plan have collaborated to introduce Lifespan Premier Choice, a new tiered network health plan. more
Nearly 26 percent of Rhode Islanders report near-daily use of drugs or medications that alter their mood or help them relax, according to Gallup’s latest “State of the States” series. more
Dr. Denise M. Arcand has been appointed the 47th president of the Kent Hospital medical staff, succeeding Herbert J. “Hub” Brennan. more
Top executives at CVS Health Corp. are reaping the benefits of an overall lucrative 2014 that exceeded analysts’ predictions after the company elimination of about $2 billion in tobacco sales, according to a federal filing. more
In honor of National Doctor Day, WalletHub has released the best and worst states for doctors, and Rhode Island was last on the list for reasons including highest malpractice payouts per capita and average starting salary. more
UnitedHealth Group Inc. agreed to buy Catamaran Corp. for about $12.8 billion, bulking up its drug- benefits business to get better negotiating power in talks with pharmaceutical companies over prices. more
More than $3.4 million in federal funding to enhance HIV testing and prevention programs has been awarded to the R.I. Executive Office of Health & Human Services, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed announced recently. more
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