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Margaret M. “Peg” Van Bree has been appointed president of Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Van Bree was … more
Rhode Island policymakers have several options for the future of HealthSource RI, but first the health insurance exchange’s end goals, costs and long-term funding plan should be reviewed, according to a report from the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released Monday. more
Lawrence A. Aubin has been named chairman of Lifespan’s board of directors. Aubin was elected chairman at Lifespan’s annual meeting Tuesday. more
Director of the Center for Sports Medicine at the University Emergency Medicine Foundation talks about the recent development in concussion research. more
Health care costs in the more than 30 years since Peter Andruszkiewicz, CEO of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, entered the business have increased – on average – at about two to three times the rate of inflation. But Andruszkiewicz, inspired by comprehensive-care systems he’s seen work around the country, has set a goal to reduce that rate for his customers to levels consistent with inflation by 2018. more
Newport Hospital recently received the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition, nursing’s highest distinction, for the third time. more
Those who must, merge. Those with a healthy margin, collaborate. more
Dan Aziz always knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur, but he didn’t know what type of company he’d start until he spent a little time in a Providence supermarket. Interviewing customers for a Brown University class in the nutritional-supplements aisle of a local Whole Foods, Aziz heard persistent complaints about the size and taste of vitamin pills for pregnant women, sparking an idea. Aziz created Premama, a drinkable, prenatal supplement that’s now on the shelves of the same Whole Foods where he was interviewing customers, as well as in Target and infant chain Buy Buy Baby. In September, Aziz’s Luna Pharmaceuticals Inc. closed on the first half of a $1 million funding round led by Cherrystone Angel Group, which allowed the Providence company to hire its second full-time employee and move to expand. more
HIV and viral hepatitis specialist and primary care physician talks about the RI Defeats Hep C program. more
WalletHub, the personal finance social network, released a study looking at the rates at which S&P 100 companies are taxed at the state, federal and international levels. more
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