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Rhode Island ranked 15th among states in overall health in America’s Health Rankings. The Ocean State moved up four spots, according to the annual survey which is in its 25th year and is administered by the UnitedHealth Foundation. more
Per capita consumer spending in Rhode Island grew 9 percent between 2009 and 2012, signifying improved consumer confidence since the Great Recession but lagging New England and U.S. spending growth for the same period, according to U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis data released Thursday. more
The Lifespan nonprofit health care system generated total operating revenue of $1.7 billion in 2013, with total operating expenses of $1.72 billion and net income of $17 million, according to Lifespan’s annual financial statement. more
HealthSource RI, Rhode Island’s health benefits exchange, has extended the deadline for new and renewing customers to select individual plans to Dec. 31. more
William A. Parsons Jr. has been named CEO of Acadia Healthcare Co.’s new behavioral health hospital under construction on Faunce Corner Road. more
The R.I. Chronic Care Sustainability Initiative (CSI-RI) has announced that 25 primary care practices sites have been accepted to join its primary care reform initiative. more
CVS Caremark Corp., the biggest provider of prescription drugs in the U.S., reported profit that beat analysts’ estimates after adding new customers in its pharmacy services business. more
The R.I. Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals recently announced that it has received a $5 million federal grant to treat and educate young adults with newly identified mental health problems, including schizophrenia. more
Rhode Island and Massachusetts have among the lowest obesity rates in the country, according to “The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America” report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Trust for America’s Health. more
Hasbro Inc. has been named one of the country’s most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, an initiative that recognizes companies for their commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. more
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