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In June Kim Keck became the seventh president and CEO, and the first woman to hold both posts, in Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island's 77-year history. A Cumberland native, Keck spent the previous 28 years navigating multiple leadership roles … more
Rebecca Plonsky, a licensed independent clinical social worker, is vice president of integrated behavioral health at CharterCARE Health Partners, which includes Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital in North Providence. Plonsky helped navigate an agreement to create CharterCARE’s new Long-Term Behavioral Health Unit, which has 20 beds for Medicaid-eligible patients who need long-term psychiatric care. She talked recently with Providence Business News about the new LTBHU and its role in the community. more
Editor's note: This is the first of a four-part series exploring how well Rhode Island cities and towns are funding municipal pension and benefit plans and the public-policy ramifications. The financial challenges of taking care of her … more
(Updated 3:14 p.m.) CVS Health Corp. is laying off approximately 600 people nationwide, with 250 positions slated to be eliminated primarily at its corporate offices here. more
The Miriam and Rhode Island hospitals, along with Southcoast Health, are among the nation’s top hospitals for clinical excellence, according to Healthgrades, a leading online resource for comprehensive information about the nation’s physicians and hospitals. more
MedMates, the state’s health care technology network group, has announced that it has hired its first full-time executive director, Kelly Nevins. more
Despite a range of online sites, many consumers say they lack the depth of information they need to compare health care services or feel confident they are making the right choice in picking a clinician. Several Rhode Island businesses have … more
The third annual Práctico Innovation showcase resulted in three winners, and each will receive $1,500 to take their business ideas to the next level. more
South County Hospital was one of 102 hospitals nationwide to receive five stars in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating, the organization said this week. more
When employees lead unhealthy lifestyles, work productivity suffers and employers' health care costs can also go up if insurance claims rise. Such common scenarios are one reason many companies in recent years have turned to wellness … more
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