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New cholesterol-lowering medications that could help patients lower their risk of developing heart disease and other associated ailments are raising questions within the local health care industry about cardiac-care guidelines. The Federal … more
Four certified nurse midwives at Women & Infants Hospital recently received the Clinical Star Award recognizing 25 or more years of service each as well as excellence and mentoring in their profession. more
Rhode Island Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Hittner turned the screws a little tighter last month to force lower medical costs and more-efficient care by the state's doctors and hospitals. Amendments to the Affordable Standards … more
Federal health care reform set in motion a complex wave of changes in how health insurance is provided, paid for and acquired by consumers. Five years into the federal law, often called Obamacare, employers, health care providers and businesses … more
Would Rhode Island ease its painfully strained finances by bailing out of its homegrown health insurance exchange and leaping into the federal exchange under the Affordable Care Act? It's an enormously difficult question. The ACA is … more
The first panel at the Feb. 26 Providence Business News Summit on Health Care Reform & The Insurance Exchange was slated to review the consequences of Obamacare five years out. And it started out that way, with Pannone, Lopes, Devereaux & … more
CVS Health Corp.’s walk-in medical clinic, MinuteClinic, has surpassed 25 million patient visits since the company’s first retail clinic opened in 2000. more
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island said its new Health@Home program has reduced emergency room visits by 26 percent for its most complex members. more
The U.S. health-care system has been squeezing the country’s middle class for years. The passage of the Affordable Care Act has relieved some of the pressure, but there’s much more to do. more
HealthSource RI is holding a special enrollment period through Feb. 23 for those who couldn’t enroll over the weekend due to inclement weather that forced the cancellation of two walk-in events in Providence and Warwick. more
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