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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island recently announced two new executives have joined the senior leadership team in marketing and sales as well as human resources. Melissa Cummings joined BCBSRI as chief marketing and sales officer and Richard Kropp has assumed the role of chief human resources officer. more
Butler Hospital has named Dr. James K. Sullivan senior vice president and chief medical officer, Dr. Lisa Shea medical director, and Dr. Audrey R. Tyrka director of research. more
esearchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that people with Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who are also depressed have difficulty sticking to a pulmonary rehabilitation program. This appears to be particularly true for women, and screening. more
Top executives at CVS Health Corp. are reaping the benefits of an overall lucrative 2014 that exceeded analysts’ predictions after the company elimination of about $2 billion in tobacco sales, according to a federal filing. more
A key component of the "eds and meds" piece of the Rhode Island economy are the state's hospitals. And according to the Hospital Association of Rhode Island, in 2013 they accounted for roughly 14 percent of the Ocean State's nearly $50 billion in … more
The federal Department of Health and Human Services has announced that as a result of marketplace coverage and Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act, hospital uncompensated care costs were reduced by an estimated $7.4 billion last year to $27.3 billion. more
(Updated 11:50 a.m.) The American Heart Association has selected the Providence market as one of 15 around the nation to target health-promotion efforts at the community level using federal funds. more
Dr. Karen Tashima, director of HIV clinical studies at The Miriam Hospital, served as the lead investigator in a clinical study to evaluate the recently FDA-approved drug Prezcobix. The drug reduces the number of pills that HIV patients must take … more
Home-care providers for the elderly say hiring and retaining certified nursing assistants have become more difficult as patient needs increase and Medicaid reimbursement rates have been flat. VNS Home Health Services, a nonprofit that is … more
A new assessment on health care premiums for individuals and businesses included in Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s fiscal 2016 budget is expected to generate $11.2 million annually, money that will be used to fund HealthSource RI’s budget, its director said Wednesday. more
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