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Rhode Island is one of two states – Alabama is the other – that will receive resources and services, but not money, from the American Medical Association to help address the ongoing opioid overdose crisis, Steve DeToy, Rhode Island Medical Society’s director of government and public affairs, told Providence Business News. more
Koch Eye Associates announced a grand opening for its new Lasik & Aesthetic Center in Cranston. more
An analysis of proposed health insurance companies’ rate filings indicates that outpatient spending is expected to be the largest driver of health insurance premiums next year, according to Avalere Health, a Washington-based consulting firm focusing on health care companies and related nonprofit entities. more
While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that some 500,000 babies are born prematurely each year – representing one of every eight live births in the United States – data from the March of Dimes indicate some 380,000 babies – or about one in 10 – are born prematurely each year. 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
In the fifth edition of Providence Business News’ Healthiest Employers celebration event, 28 local employers were recognized for their efforts – and successes – in creating healthy workplaces for their employees. more
A Tuesday night lecture series featuring five physician talks and art shows will be hosted by Avondale Arts through Aug. 23 to benefit the Westerly Hospital Foundation. more
In October 2005 Jessica Morris was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She would only live for three years after her diagnosis, but during that time she built a legacy that continues today. Before her death, wanting to educate the public and … more
No one really seems to know exactly why insurers are having so much trouble in the Obamacare exchanges. Insurers may know, but they have generally issued vague statements about "worse-than-expected experience." The closest we've gotten to an … more
The American Heart Association understands that there is no cookie-cutter approach to wellness. This is why it created My Life Check. The online tool offers personalized nutrition and activity recommendations based on factors such as blood … more
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