Updated April 18 at 3:26pm
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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed an executive order Thursday establishing a group that will restructure Medicaid in Rhode Island. The move is part of an effort to reduce the state’s per-enrollee costs, which she says are consistently among the highest in the nation. more
Founder and executive director of the National GRACE Foundation discusses his daughter’s experience with cancer and the organization’s work. more
Women and Infants Hospital and South County Hospital each have received a 2015 Women’s Choice Award for being among the best hospitals in the country for obstetrics. more
Professor at the Warren Alpert Medical School talks about a recently published study in the Journal of Applied Gerontology regarding “culture change” in nursing homes. more
Starting next spring, Dr. Phyllis Dennery will lead pediatric care, teaching and research at the Lifespan health system and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, the institutions announced recently. more
A new, minimally invasive technology is allowing doctors at The Miriam Hospital to detect bladder cancer with greater success. 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
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has awarded a $53 million contract to nonprofit health care agency Healthcentric Advisors, the federally designated Quality Improvement Organization for Rhode Island. more
With systemwide changes in the health care industry unfolding at an unprecedented rate, registered nurses are looking for ways to stay maximally useful and maximally competitive. In response, the University of Rhode Island and Lifespan have partnered to increase the number of nurses with bachelor’s degrees. 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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