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In an effort to encourage more effective Q&A between patients and their doctors about treatment options and costs, the Rhode Island Business Group on Health and the Rhode Island Medical Society, as well as such strategic partners as Consumer Reports, will launch Rhode Island’s Choosing Wisely program on June 10 at Brown University. more
According to a recent report from CVS Health, “By the Numbers: Where Patients Access Care,” walk-in clinics offer patients widely accessible, low-cost alternatives to emergency departments. more
In recognition of Rhode Island employers’ successful efforts to advance employee wellness and build a healthier Rhode Island, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce issued Worksite Health Awards to 77 local businesses. more
Alison L. Croke is vice president, Medicaid-Medicare integration, at Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island. She spoke recently with Providence Business News about an agreement among Neighborhood, the Executive Office of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to more efficiently serve Neighborhood members who are eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare services. more
HealthSource RI, the state’s health benefits exchange, announced that it will add contact center hours through this weekend after its telecommunications carrier experienced an equipment malfunction that caused downed lines Thursday. more
Stephen Zubiago is a partner with Nixon Peabody LLP. A health care attorney, Zubiago chairs the firm’s business and finance department. He talks with Providence Business News about staying ahead of the curve in the wake of the Affordable Care Act. more
Mark Waggoner is senior vice president, care integration and management for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. Waggoner spoke with Providence Business News to explain the recent affiliation between BCBSRI and Integra Community Care Network, a partnership of several physician groups that is designed to make health care more accessible and affordable. 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
After a decade as CEO of Tufts Health Plan, James Roosevelt Jr. is stepping down effective Jan. 1, 2016. Roosevelt will be succeeded as CEO by current president and chief operating officer, Tom Croswell. more
Momotazur Rahman is a Brown University economist interested in the organization and economic performance of the U.S. health care system. He recently authored a study examining the rates at which participants who used three high-cost services switched between Medicare Advantage and traditional Medicare. more
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