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The 11th annual Hasbro Children’s Hospital Radiothon raised $400,000 to support patient care, life-saving programs and research for the hospital. more
UnitedHealth Group Inc., the largest U.S. health insurer, raised its 2015 forecast and posted first- quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates amid higher revenue from its Optum technology business. The shares jumped. more
The cost of receiving long-term care services with a home health aide in Rhode Island has decreased 0.1 percent annually over the past five years, according to the Genworth 2015 Cost of Care study released Thursday. more
Rhode Island ranked 38th, the lowest out of all the New England states, in AARP’s latest edition of “Raising Expectations: A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities and Family Caregivers.” more
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
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