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Two recent controversies highlight what hospitals face today. The first is the attempt by Care New England to eliminate obstetrics (and likely other) services at Memorial Hospital. The second is the attempt by Texas-based Neighbors Emergency Center … more
The theme of Providence Business News' 25th Anniversary story on the region's health care scene was change, and that lens is still the one to use when reviewing the trends in Rhode Island and its environs. Relatively recent changes – creating … more
Tangible results of the 2010 Affordable Care Act in Rhode Island – health insurance for tens of thousands of additional people and strengthening of improvements in medical care – combined with … more
Faced with the challenge of addressing rising costs that threaten the quality of patient care, members of the health care community gathered at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Feb. 16 for the annual Health Care Summit hosted by Providence … more
The path of health care reform never has been clear or direct. And last fall's presidential election has not made trying to predict its future any easier. Thus, the timing of the Providence Business News Health Care Summit was propitious. … more
Although South County Hospital has treated cancer patients for years, its new South Kingstown cancer center provides patient care in a more coherent, cohesive, collegial and efficient way, with all treatments and appointments under one roof, said … more
Taking a page from such high-risk industries as nuclear power, aviation and amusement parks, Hospital Association of Rhode Island President Michael Souza said that HARI is collaborating with Press Ganey, a health care industry consulting firm, to conduct High Reliability Organizations training for its member hospitals. more
The state's analysis of its botched rollout of a flawed public-benefits computer system lays much of the blame at the feet of contractor Deloitte Consulting, which Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's office says delivered a "broken system." But, as the … more
Insurers, doctors and hospitals are ratcheting down the cost of health care with slow and difficult methods, like redesigning doctors' practices and persuading patients to settle for less. Opposing them, jacking costs up, are tough … more
)Updated 12:18 and 3:48 p.m.) Integra Community Care Network LLC and Lifespan Health Alliance each are participating in specific Accountable Care Organization models through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid, according to the organizations. more
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