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Rhode Island Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Hittner turned the screws a little tighter last month to force lower medical costs and more-efficient care by the state's doctors and hospitals. Amendments to the Affordable Standards … more
As outcomes become an increasingly important metric in health care, access to primary care becomes ever more necessary, despite a shortage of primary care physicians. Into the breach steps the easy-access movement, personified most clearly … more
Sarah Gulla, has joined WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care as a family nurse practitioner. She holds a bachelor's degree in biology from UMass Amherst and a master's degree in advanced nursing practice from UMass Worcester. more
Beech Tree Labs recently announced that its in-development product BTL-tml had reached a milestone in its Phase 2 clinical trial. more
Chief operating officer at Coastal Medical discusses the Brown Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership 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
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
I'm fortunate to lead a health system that is a joint venture of two respected Rhode Island hospitals – Roger Williams Medical Center and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital – and Prospect Medical Services, a company with more than 20 years of … more
Kent Hospital’s Dr. Lisa Gould recently published a study in Journal of the American College of Surgeons that looked at innovative treatment for skin graft wounds. more
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island Surgeon-in-Chief Dr. Jennifer Gass and a research team she led recently presented research showing that breast cancer patients undergoing breast conservation therapy rather than mastectomy have greater pleasure during intimacy. more
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