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Ira C. Magaziner will serve as keynote speaker for “Putting Health Care Reform in Context: A Civil Discussion” at Rhode Island College on Nov. 19. more
The R.I. Chronic Care Sustainability Initiative (CSI-RI) has announced that 25 primary care practices sites have been accepted to join its primary care reform initiative. more
The Obama administration forecast that as many as 9.9 million people will sign up for health coverage under Obamacare this year, 3 million below a previous estimate from the Congressional Budget Office. more
Mnemosyne Pharmaceuticals Inc. appointment of Vanessa King as president and CEO. more
Lester P. Schindel has been appointed CEO of CharterCARE Health Partners, a regional health care network that operates Roger Williams Medical Center, Our Lady of Fatima Hospital and a number of affiliated physician and health provider entities. more
Researchers from Rhode Island and The Miriam hospitals and the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that prescription opioids, including methadone, were involved in nearly 68 percent (or more than 135,00 visits) of nationwide emergency department visits in 2010, with the highest proportion of opioid overdoses occurring in the south. more
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to the GAIA Vaccine Foundation to raise awareness about the prevention of cervical cancer in West Africa. more
HealthSource RI, the state’s health benefits exchange, announced that more health insurance plans will be offered on the exchange next year, and that rate sheets are available that will allow consumers and small employers to compare plans. more
CVS Health Corp. beat analyst estimates as the company’s prescription drug sales more than made up for the revenue loss the company has suffered after it quit selling tobacco in its retail pharmacies. more
CVS/pharmacy will raise funds in stores during November’s Lung Cancer Awareness Month to support research through Stand Up To Cancer. more
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