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Health Care
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Medtronic PLC will spend as much as $458 million to buy Twelve Inc., becoming the latest medical-device giant to buy an experimental product to replace the heart’s mitral valve without open-heart surgery. more
CVS Health Corp. this week completed the acquisition of Omnicare, a provider of pharmacy services to long-term care facilities, for approximately $12.9 billion. more
CVS Health Corp. has made it on to Fortune magazine’s new “Change the World” list, which recognized 50 companies for doing good. more
(Updated, 4 p.m., Aug. 21) Some of the region’s most notable companies have been named in Providence Business News’ fourth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies awards program. more
Health insurers are grappling with the question of whether to cover the new pink pill to treat low libido in women, which will hit U.S. pharmacy shelves this year with a prominent warning label for serious side effects such as fainting. more
Commercial health insurance rates have been approved for 2016 by the health insurance commissioner, and while all are higher than what was approved last year, the amounts are lower than what was requested by most insurers. more
The University of Rhode Island has been awarded a $2.5 million grant to implement a health care workforce program that will lead to higher quality care for older patients, according to a news release. more
Newsweek magazine has released its “Top Cancer Doctors 2015” list and nine Rhode Island doctors made the cut. more
Tivorsan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has named James E. Connolly CEO. The biotechnology company, which focuses on treating Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and other neuromuscular disorders, also said that Connolly will serve as a member of its board. more
Roger Williams Medical Center plans to significantly expand its emergency department and renovate several interior spaces, to provide more space and privacy for patients, and to improve access. more
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