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The recent acquisition of ShapeUp by Virgin Pulse along with other accomplishments in the startup community will be celebrated Thursday at an event at Aurora on Westminster Street. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has launched a new health analytics platform for Rhode Island primary care providers. more
While retail health care clinics have been viewed by policy makers and insurers as a way to decrease health care spending by replacing expensive emergency department or physician office visits, the clinics may actually increase spending if they create a demand for more services, typically an extra $14 annually. more
UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s OptumRx unit struck an agreement to ease customers’ access to drugs through Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.’s drugstores, a move to help the business compete with rival pharmacy benefit managers. more
Westbay Community Action Inc. recently was awarded a $200,000 two-year grant from the National WIC Association to address nutrition needs of children under five, as well as pregnant women and mothers in Kent County. more
Barbara E. Wolfe, associate dean for research and professor at the Connell School of Nursing at Boston College, has been named dean of the University of Rhode Island College of Nursing, following a national search. more
Home Care & Hospice of New England has rebranded itself. Its new name is HopeHealth, effective Monday, March 14. HopeHealth, a nonprofit organization based in Providence, includes includes three affiliated entities: Providence-based Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island, Lincoln-based Visiting Nurse of HopeHealth and Hyannis, Mass.-based HopeHealth Massachusetts. more
Two Rhode Island health centers each received $325,000 in federal funding to help treat prescription opioid and heroin addiction. more
Medtronic PLC plans to consolidate its operations in Mansfield. Company spokesman Fernando Vivanco said Medtronic will consolidate its buildings from four to three. more
Two years ago CVS Health Corp. banned the sale of tobacco products from its stores, and now it is launching a five-year, $50 million initiative called “Be The First” aimed at helping deliver the first tobacco-free generation. more
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