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Thanks to a new partnership with a company called Curbside, CVS Health Corp. customers soon will be able to make mobile, in-app purchases from their local CVS Pharmacy and have those products delivered directly to them when they pull up to the store. more
(Updated 3:42 and 4:29 p.m.) UnitedHealth Group Inc., the biggest U.S. health insurer, said it will drop out of all but a “handful” of state exchanges where it sells individual Obamacare plans, acting on concerns it raised last year that the government program that has brought coverage to millions isn’t profitable enough. more
Dr. Nitin S. Damle, founding and managing partner at South County Internal Medicine Inc., has been named president of the American College of Physicians, the country’s largest medical specialty organization with 143,000 members. more
The Miriam Hospital’s Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine received a $464,465 grant from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health of the National Institutes of Health to enable researchers to conduct a four-year study on benefits of stress management interventions for chronic pain and illness. more
The four synthetic human cadavers the University of Rhode Island acquired last month have the look and feel of real bodies, though they have no skin covering the muscles, organs and skeleton. more
CVS Health Corp. recently announced the launch of Be The First, an initiative to help those who smoke quit and ensure that those who don’t smoke, never start. Eileen Howard Boone, CVS Health’s senior vice president of corporate social responsibility and philanthropy, and president of the CVS Health Foundation, talked with Providence Business News about the initiative. more
PROVIDENCE — Members of Rhode Island’s home care workforce rallied at the statehouse on Tuesday, April 12, to protest Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s FY ‘17 proposed state budget. While the … more
“The [2016 Rhode Island Kids Count] Factbook is one of the most important tools we have, said U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed, at the KIDS COUNT April 11 breakfast at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick. more
A Medicaid accountable-care entity has been launched by Integra Community Care Network LLC and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Rhode Island to improve health outcomes, increase patient satisfaction and reduce the overall cost of care for people enrolled in the UnitedHealthcare Medicaid plan. more
The push is on to make recreational marijuana use legal in Rhode Island. The pro-legalization campaign says it's an economic imperative. The expectation is that a tax-revenue bonanza would help ameliorate the state's persistent budget … more
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