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Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island’s new integrated care initiative has helped reduce the number of members living in nursing homes and emergency room visits by 11 percent each and hospitalizations by 6 percent. more
The R.I. Department of Health has approved Care New England’s proposal to transfer obstetrics services from Memorial Hospital to Kent Hospital, and Women and Infants Hospital. more
When going in for a medical procedure, you probably want to be certain the doctor’s instruments are clean. Following a recent turnabout by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, that certainty may be a little harder to come by. more
Three Rhode Island companies made Forbes’ list of the world’s largest public companies in 2016: CVS Health Corp., Textron Inc. and Hasbro Inc. more
The Ocean State ranked 11th in America’s Health Rankings Senior Report, moving up three spots from last year. more
(Updated 12:26 p.m.) CVS/pharmacy President Helena B. Foulkes made a “surprise” appearance on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live Friday to say that those long receipts the chain is known for will soon be a thing of the past for customers who want to go digital. more
Customers of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, the state’s largest health insurer, could see insurance rates next year increase as much as 9 percent on average. more
Providence is one of 50 cities in the nation taking part in “Invest Health,” an 18-month initiative to improve health in low-income neighborhoods. more
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island said that it intends to lower its commercial insurance rates for individuals, families and small businesses through HealthSource RI and has made the request to the state’s Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner. more
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 1 percentage point year over year in April to 5.3 percent, a level not seen since August 2007, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training announced in its monthly report Thursday afternoon. more
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