Updated November 25 at 11:25am
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State Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner said her office has adopted standards to improve health care delivery and payment systems, a step that aligns her office with the governor’s efforts to strengthen the health care system for all Rhode Islanders. more
With lung cancer remaining the deadliest form of cancer in the country, the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Rhode Island and The Miriam and Newport hospitals recently launched a lung cancer screening clinic. more
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
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
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
Thanks to a $5 million surplus, Southcoast Health will give its 6,500 nonmanagement employees a bonus. more
HealthSource RI said 30,680 individuals have enrolled in health insurance coverage for 2016 as of Nov. 7 – the first week of open enrollment. more
The Miriam Hospital was recently awarded a special designation for bariatric surgery conferred by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island. more
The first two patients in IlluminOss Medical Inc.’s U.S. Lightfix clinical trial for the treatment of impending and pathologic fractures have been successfully treated at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. more
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