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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo warned on Thursday against the effects of Trumpcare, the president’s alternative to the Affordable Care Act, saying it would put in jeopardy health insurance coverage for 70,000 Rhode Islanders. more
(Updated 6 p.m.) In a surprise midsession move, Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed announced on Wednesday she will leave her post as one of the most powerful politicians in the state to become president of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island. more
Southcoast Health announced Wednesday it has joined the Massachusetts Value Alliance, a best practices network which shares ideas and data on how to drive down costs and improve care. more
Obamacare, President Donald Trump is fond of saying, is a "complete and total disaster" and must be replaced. more
Barry J. Cadden, the former co-owner of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy blamed for a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed more than 60 people and sickened hundreds more throughout the country, was convicted Wednesday of racketeering and other charges, The Boston Globe reported. more
The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable has launched an initiative to have 80 percent of adults 50 and older be screened regularly for colorectal cancer by 2018, and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is on board. more
The leadership of Lifespan and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, based in Boston, announced on Tuesday a new strategic alliance to advance cancer treatment and research. more
Close to 500 Rhode Islanders avoided long-term admission to a nursing home and another 150 Rhode Islanders were transitioned out of such placements as a result of Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island’s work in support of the state’s Integrated Care Initiative, the insurer said Monday. more
The Office of Continuing Medical Education at The Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University and University Orthopedics are hosting the fifth annual New England Sports & Orthopedic Rehabilitation Summit: Advances in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery, Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention. more
Thundermist Health Center announced that Mary Rose has been named chief nursing officer, a new position at the health center, with medical offices in West Warwick, Woonsocket and South Kingstown. more
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