Updated April 25 at 4:56pm
Health Care
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WARWICK – Benefit-advisory firm Cornerstone Group will conduct a survey of Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut businesses with 50 or more full-time employees to determine how their benefit plans compare both locally and nationally. more
PROVIDENCE – With seven CVS MinuteClinics slated to open in late 2014, new standards for urgent-care centers’ communication have been developed to help alleviate some primary care providers’ concerns. more
EAST GREENWICH – Hasbro Children’s Hospital has opened a new specialty clinic here to provide specialty care to children. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island children are the second-least likely in the country to have tried smoking cigarettes by the age of 13, behind only Utah, according to the National Youth Risk Behavior Survey recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more
WASHINGTON – Providence and New Bedford were among eight cities to receive grants from the National League of Cities to help implement outreach efforts to enroll children and families in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. more
The Vermont single-payer initiative, which was cited both locally and nationally as a transformational model for a lower-cost health care system, collapsed in the latter part of December. It couldn’t work because it tried to replace the employer-based system – one in which a majority of consumers receive health insurance from their employer – with an impractical proposal that would have required $2.5 billion in additional funding (in fiscal 2012, the state had only $2.7 billion in total tax revenue). more
Providing quality medical treatment in a rapidly changing health care industry can be difficult. But one Rhode Island business is helping to put many of the state’s primary care physicians on the right path. more
The director of graduate medical education for Lifespan hospitals discusses duty hour requirements in the medical field. more
PROVIDENCE – More than $3.4 million in federal funding to enhance HIV testing and prevention programs has been awarded to the R.I. Executive Office of Health & Human Services, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed announced. The funds are from the Ryan … more
Fans of Team Alvimedica have the chance to bid on two unique sailing experiences and raise funds for heart health in Rhode Island when the crew competes in Newport waters next month. more
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