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Health Insurance
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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
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
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
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PROVIDENCE – Care New England Health System and Southcoast Health System Inc. will explore a potential affiliation to create a new nonprofit parent organization overseeing both systems. The partnership would create one of New England's … more
Bradley Hospital, the United States’ first psychiatric hospital exclusively for children and adolescents, was recently designated a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for 2014 by The Joint Commission. more
UnitedHealth Group Inc., the largest U.S. health insurer, raised its 2015 forecast and posted first- quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates amid higher revenue from its Optum technology business. The shares jumped. more
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