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Dr. Amity Rubeor, a board-certified sports medicine physician, practices at Care New England Medical Group Sports Medicine East Greenwich, formerly Affinity Sports Medicine. more
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
A new exception to the physician self-referral law allows hospitals to subsidize independent physicians and physician organizations that recruit and hire certain nonphysician practitioners. The Affordable Care Act has expanded health care … more
With about one-third of babies born by cesarean delivery (colloquially called a “C-section”) in the United States, experts are looking to evaluate whether this delivery method may be overused at times, given the rapid increase in cesarean birth rates during the past decade. more
Being overweight doesn’t just impact one’s physical health; according to research from a University of Rhode Island professor, societal discrimination against individuals carrying extra pounds creates chronic stress for them. more
PROVIDENCE – Care New England and Southcoast Health have unexpectedly pulled the plug on their plans to affiliate. According to an Oct. 17 joint statement, Charles R. Reppucci, chair of CNE's board of directors, and Jean MacCormack, chair … more
The Veterans Administration is creating the world's largest genomic database, having already enrolled some 500,000 veterans in its Million Veteran Project to study the effects genes have on health Dr. Satish Sharma, Providence VA Medical … more
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