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Kent Hospital is asking the community to be proactive in detecting lung cancer early with a multifaceted Lung Cancer Screening Program. more
Health care costs in the more than 30 years since Peter Andruszkiewicz, CEO of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, entered the business have increased – on average – at about two to three times the rate of inflation. But Andruszkiewicz, inspired by comprehensive-care systems he’s seen work around the country, has set a goal to reduce that rate for his customers to levels consistent with inflation by 2018. more
White Cross Pharmacy began in the Depression era as a family-owned store, and has matured into a third-generation business by knowing when to abandon old ways of thinking. 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
Three years after taking over at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Peter Andruszkiewicz is squarely in the middle of the evolution of health care provision and payment in the Ocean State. more
Pro-Change Behavior Systems Inc. has been awarded a $231,000 grant to develop an online pain-intervention program for veterans who have chronic musculoskeletal pain. more
Tufts Health Plan has funded three projects in Rhode Island designed to test ways to increase patient access to behavioral health services within primary care settings. more
HealthSource RI said that 6,067 new customers have signed up for the state’s health benefits exchange, and that 20,313 customers have renewed coverage. more
MedMates, a healthcare technology network group, is holding a New Year social mixer and networking event on Jan. 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Flat Bread Co., 161 Cushing St. more
President and CEO of Pro-Change Behavior Systems Inc. discusses the company’s partnership with GetWellNetwork, and its Transtheoretical Model of Behavioral Change programs. more
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