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Dr. Jennifer S. Gass, surgeon-in-chief and co-director of the Breast Health Center at Women & Infants Hospital, is an internationally recognized resource in the field of oncoplastic breast cancer surgery and cancer survivorship issues and was recently invited to participate in two key groups. Oncoplastic breast cancer surgery combines the most up-to-date plastic surgery techniques with surgical oncology. more
Two recent controversies highlight what hospitals face today. The first is the attempt by Care New England to eliminate obstetrics (and likely other) services at Memorial Hospital. The second is the attempt by Texas-based Neighbors Emergency Center … more
In an annual check up of our nation’s health, Rhode Island’s overall health ranked #14 among all 50 states in 2015. As a state, we do exceptionally well from a policy standpoint, but still do need to improve in many areas. more
The state Executive Office of Health and Human Services, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island announced April 28 a three-way contract that paves the path for an innovative health care initiative for some of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable residents. more
Rhode Island is poised to save a cumulative $120 million through the next fiscal year through an ongoing reorganization of Medicaid, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and state health officials. more
CVS Health Corp. said drug costs for its plans grew a modest 5 percent in 2015, far less than the 11.8 spending growth rate from a year before. more
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – CleanSlate Centers last week announced that former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy has accepted a position on the company's board of directors. CleanSlate Centers is a collection of outpatient addiction-treatment centers … more
The University of Rhode Island’s pharmacy program ranked 10th among 127 pharmacy schools for its residency-program placement rate for the year 2014. more
Marathoner Helena B. Foulkes is a leader for CVS Health Corp. and its CVS/pharmacy. As a runner in her private life, and in her professional roles as executive vice president and president, she is well-paced and results-focused, leading by example. … more
With childhood obesity among Hispanic children even more prevalent than among the general population, researchers at Memorial Hospital recently published a study examining the subject. more
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