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(Updated, 5:19 p.m.) As part of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s push to trim costs in the state’s Medicaid program, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island has formed a partnership with three community health centers to create three accountable care organizations. more
The Rhode Island Health Care Association announced that seven Rhode Island skilled nursing centers have earned a Bronze Commitment to Quality Award, the first of three distinctions possible through the National Quality Award Program, which are presented by the American Health Care Association. The award program honors the country’s centers that demonstrate their commitment to improving quality care for seniors and individuals with disabilities. more
(Updated 8:46 a.m.) Miriam Hospital took the top spot in a regional list for overall medical care by CareChex, a division of Quantros, which is an independent quality ratings organization. more
With one in five Americans living with a mental illness, many families facing these complicated diagnoses may feel isolated and unable to share their day-to-day concerns. more
Lifespan has formed an independent physician association that it says will better serve patients and streamline their care. more
For all the uproar over U.S. drug pricing, you wouldn’t expect to hear that drug spending slowed for many last year. A big reason? An increasingly powerful group of medication middlemen called pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), which negotiate drug prices on behalf of insurers, employers and the government. more
As part of Rhode Island’s “Lean Initiative,” which Gov. Gina M. Raimondo championed to foster innovation, promote a culture of continuous improvement and the elimination of waste, the R.I. Department of Health recently replaced its paper-based application process for initial licensure for nurses with a new online portal. more
With so many companies offering some kind of programs to help employees address and resolve their work/life balance, why do so few employees choose to participate? more
A three-year, $3.6 million initiative to provide grants to 125 U.S. institutions of higher learning to help them go tobacco-free was launched Wednesday by the American Cancer Society and CVS Health Corp. more
As part of the national Subaru “Share the Love” campaign, in which $250 from the sale of every vehicle purchased or leased through Jan. 3 will be donated to a local charity, West Warwick-based Balise Subaru has named Hasbro Children’s Hospital its local beneficiary. more
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