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A new exception to the physician self-referral law allows hospitals to subsidize independent physicians and physician organizations that recruit and hire certain nonphysician practitioners. The Affordable Care Act has expanded health care … more
Anyone drastically overweight and looking to lose excess pounds has myriad places to do it in the state, including the Nutrition Teaching Center at Rhode Island Hospital and the Nutrition and Weight Management Center at Westerly Hospital, as well as … more
The Donley Rehabilitation and Education Center was established locally more than 60 years ago as a place to treat wounded World War II soldiers. It exists today within the workers' compensation division of the R.I. Department of Labor and Training … more
WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. earnings matched analysts' estimates in the fourth quarter, after the August acquisition of nursing-home pharmacy Omnicare helped drive sales growth at its drugstores. Earnings were $1.53 a share, excluding … more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has awarded two of its six 2016 BlueAngel Community Health Grants to South County Food, Fitness and Fun and Beat the Streets Providence. more
The state’s health insurance regulator on Thursday announced new policies designed to further change how commercial health insurers pay for care. more
ShapeUp, a provider of corporate well-being solutions, said 2015 was record-setting for the company as it welcomed 260 new customers to its client base, growing it to more than 800 employers worldwide. more
HealthSource RI may not have chosen a new vendor to operate its call center at Royal Little Drive yet, but Optum is proceeding with plans to lay off the 60 employees who work there in April. more
(Updated 3:13 p.m.) Nearly 60 percent of all visits to Rhode Island emergency rooms in 2014 were potentially preventable, according to a report issued Wednesday by R.I.’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services. more
The Affordable Care Act has provided more than $60 million in savings to Rhode Islanders since it was enacted, U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline said Wednesday. more
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