Updated February 27 at 4:27pm
Health Care
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Last week’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, setting firm targets for shifting Medicare away from fee-for-service payments, has for the most part generated positive reviews. That makes sense – that payment structure provides incentives for excess care, and HHS is right to move past it. more
A collaboration between Memorial Hospital, The Children’s Workshop and The Providence Center known as The Incredible Years Program will be accepting registrations for a Feb. 4 start. more
Reducing the amount of a fundamental gene known as Myc yielded longer lifespans in laboratory mice in a new study led by Brown University scientists. more
Newport Hospital is looking for innovative ways to improve the physical activity and health of kids in Newport County. more
Dr. Gail Carreau was recently appointed to the medical staff at Newport Hospital as an obstetrician-gynecologist. more
Chairman of the board at Lifespan discusses the company’s place in the health care realm. more
On Jan. 5, The New York Times ran an article about the anguished outcry of Harvard University’s faculty over the imposition of copays and deductibles for their health care coverage. Even with these changes, coverage for Harvard’s employees remains significantly richer than that typically in the marketplace. more
UnitedHealth Group Inc., the biggest U.S. health insurer by sales, reported fourth-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates as revenue climbed in its technology and consulting group. more
Dr. Cara Mathews, of the Program in Women’s Oncology at Women & Infants Hospital, has earned the national Young Investigator Award for 2015 from the Gynecologic Oncology Group Foundation. more
Director of Community Health Services for Lifespan discusses her new role and combatting anti-immunization sentiments. more
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