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(Updated, 9:10 p.m.) An East Greenwich health and wellness program provider has been cited for nine serious violations by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for inadequately protecting its employees against exposure from contaminated needlesticks and blood-born pathogens. more
Medrobotics Corp. was named a “rising star” in the Smaller Business Association of New England Inc.’s 2015 New England Innovation Awards. more
In 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services adopted sweeping changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 that substantially altered rules on privacy, security and breach notification, and increased penalty amounts for violations. more
Washington Trust Company on Thursday announced the appointment of a former Blue Cross & Blue Shield Rhode Island executive to become its next senior vice president of risk management. more
(Updated 4:47 p.m.) Reactions to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s first budget – an $8.6 billion budget intended to jump-start the economy – have been mixed. more
Lifespan, the largest health system in Rhode Island, has opened an outpatient psychiatry and urgent care center at 1454 South Country Trail. more
A group tasked by the governor to “reinvent” the state’s Medicaid system released the second of two reports on Wednesday, which includes a four-year plan with long-term goals aimed at improving the state’s publicly funded health care system. more
Lifespan, Rhode Island’s largest health system, and Tufts Health Plan have collaborated to introduce Lifespan Premier Choice, a new tiered network health plan. more
Kent Hospital has received distinction as a NICHE Hospital (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders), designating its commitment to excellence in elder care, the hospital announced. more
With heart disease the No. 1 killer of American women, including here in Rhode Island, a new cardiac-care center for women opened in February. Unlike many other cardiac-care facilities, the Women's Heart Health of Women & Infants Hospital treats … more
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