Updated January 18 at 4:18pm
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Rhode Island ranked 14th in the nation for its percentage of hospitals that received A grades in the Leapfrog Group’s fall hospital safety grade report released Monday. more
Open enrollment for HealthSource RI, the state’s health insurance exchange, begins Nov. 1 and ends Jan. 31. more
Building on the school’s strong mathematical and computational science programs, Brown University has launched the Data Science Initiative, focused on big data, that will lead to new research opportunities and includes a new master’s program. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Tufts Health Plan and UnitedHealthcare of New England Inc. performed well on the annual Star ratings for 2017 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. more
Richard R. Charest, president and CEO of Landmark Medical Center and the Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island, is retiring. more
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.6 percent in September from August, and similarly unmoved from the September 2015 rate, according to a Thursday release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
(Updated 1:19 and 2:16 p.m.) Controlling health care costs is largely a matter of supply and demand, but Rhode Island tradition throws some extra wrenches into the works. Two of them, for instance, are the state’s oversupply of hospitals and the assumption by consumers that they’re entitled to any care they choose. more
Skills for Rhode Island’s Future, a public-private partnership that aims to meet hiring needs of employers by offering customized talent sourcing solutions to place qualified long-term unemployed and underemployed candidates into available positions, was launched Wednesday. more
Sign-ups for Obamacare health plans will climb 8.7 percent for next year, showing steady growth for the insurance markets created by the Affordable Care Act, according to U.S. government projections. more
(Updated 2:43 p.m.) In an unexpected turn of events, Care New England and Southcoast Health have pulled the plug on their plans to affiliate. more
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