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Unless Congress finds a way to repeal the Affordable Care Act over the next 10 months -- after more than 60 failed attempts -- President Barack Obama will leave office with his signature legislation … more
While retail health care clinics have been viewed by policy makers and insurers as a way to decrease health care spending by replacing expensive emergency department or physician office visits, the clinics may actually increase spending if they create a demand for more services, typically an extra $14 annually. more
The fact there are no private venture-capital firms in Rhode Island may not mean much to the business community at-large, but it's important for startups – where ideas live and die with access to early-stage funding. "If you want to … more
(Updated 2:15 p.m.) Citing Providence’s “hip vibe” and talent pool, Virgin Pulse, which acquired ShapeUp Inc. earlier this year, plans to expand its Rhode Island presence and create nearly 300 new jobs in the city over the next five years. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the 2016 Rhode Island small business award winners this week. more
The state’s top health insurance regulator is urging Congress not to change the framework of the Affordable Care Act, saying its repeal would harm systemic changes happening in Rhode Island and stall momentum made toward making health care and health insurance more affordable. more
Left on the cutting-room floor of the R.I. House Finance Committee last week was a proposed $1 million that without could effectively gut the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner. more
Dr. Albert Puerini, president and CEO of Rhode Island Primary Care Physicians Corp., has been elected chairman of the board of Integra Community Care Network LLC. He holds a B.A. from Providence College and M.D. from the University of Guadalajara. more
The fifth annual National GRACE Foundation Beach Party sponsored by Beltone New England and Beltone Carolina/Virginia will take place Saturday, July 16, from 6-10 p.m. at the Narragansett Beach North Beach Clubhouse as a fundraiser to help children with cancer go to college. more
For the first time, Kent Hospital recently successfully implanted a relatively new procedure – the subcutaneous defibrillator system – to treat patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest, the hospital reported in a recent news release. more
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