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Mergers in the health care field, unlike in many other industries, are less about creating more revenue and profits and more about cutting down on losses. Hospitals with rare exceptions are money losers. And with the growing emphasis on … more
Dr. David E. Wazer has been appointed director of the Lifespan Comprehensive Cancer Center. He will continue his role as radiation oncologist-in-chief at Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital and Newport Hospital. He earned his medical degree … more
Paul J. Adler has been named senior vice president and general counsel of Lifespan. Adler has been with Lifespan for more than 20 years, most recently serving as deputy general counsel. He is a graduate of Duke University and the Boston University … more
BOSTON – One delivery service offers gluten-free marijuana brownies. Another promises a free marijuana-laced lollipop with each order. A third touts trained "caregivers" and delivery until 4 a.m. These marijuana delivery services – the … more
For all the uproar over U.S. drug pricing, you wouldn’t expect to hear that drug spending slowed for many last year. A big reason? An increasingly powerful group of medication middlemen called pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), which negotiate drug prices on behalf of insurers, employers and the government. more
For the third year in a row, Bristol County is the healthiest county in Rhode Island and Providence County is the least healthy, according to the seventh annual County Health Rankings by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. more
Three health centers in Rhode Island will share nearly $3 million in federal funding to renovate or acquire new health center space to serve an estimated 11,250 new patients. more
A three-year, $3.6 million initiative to provide grants to 125 U.S. institutions of higher learning to help them go tobacco-free was launched Wednesday by the American Cancer Society and CVS Health Corp. more
(Updated 2:49 p.m.) Care New England and Southcoast Health have moved to the next step in their affiliation process, thanks to votes by their respective boards. more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition unveiled its 2016 winners Tuesday night, naming a two-man team that is developing a manufacturing process to make explosion-resistant fuel tanks the top winner. more
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