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Pilot projects led by two University of Rhode Island researchers have each been awarded federal grant funding through Advance Clinical and Translational Research, a statewide program that supports scientific research that will improve the health of Rhode Islanders. more
The Massachusetts economy continues to perform well, given that total jobs, unemployment, wages and gross state product are close to or better than pre-recession levels. more
Lamya Karim, an assistant professor of bioengineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has been awarded a $616,170 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how Type 2 diabetes weakens bones and results in patients being at much greater risk for fractures. more
President Donald Trump’s budget proposal to Congress calls for eliminating social programs dating to President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty and would cut spending on assistance to needy counties in Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta as well as hungry schoolchildren in Cambodia. more
Rhode Island is the best state for nurses, followed by Massachusetts, according to a recent study by Zippia. more
In its first round of funding since establishment last year, the state’s inaugural Domestic Violence Prevention Fund awarded a shared total of $179,755 in funding to five projects that aim to prevent dating and domestic violence. more
To help small New England-based physicians and eligible clinical practices prepare for and participate in the new Quality Payment Program, a five-year federal contract has been granted to Healthcentric Advisors and its partner organization, Qualidigm, by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, according to a statement by the company on Tuesday. more
About 24 million more people would be uninsured under the Republican plan to replace Obamacare, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, creating a daunting political impediment for a proposal that would reduce the deficit by more than $300 billion. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and UnitedHealthcare are taking actions to provide pioneering health initiatives that will lead to improved health, more efficient care and lower health care costs. more
Dr. Kathleen Hittner, R.I. health commissioner, recently provided some insight into Rhode Island’s mandated benefits and what the future might hold in light of plans pushed by the GOP-controlled Congress and President Donald J. Trump to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. more
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