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As outcomes become an increasingly important metric in health care, access to primary care becomes ever more necessary, despite a shortage of primary care physicians. Into the breach steps the easy-access movement, personified most clearly … more
Beech Tree Labs recently announced that its in-development product BTL-tml had reached a milestone in its Phase 2 clinical trial. more
Chief operating officer at Coastal Medical discusses the Brown Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program. more
The Vermont single-payer initiative, which was cited both locally and nationally as a transformational model for a lower-cost health care system, collapsed in the latter part of December. It couldn’t work because it tried to replace the employer-based system – one in which a majority of consumers receive health insurance from their employer – with an impractical proposal that would have required $2.5 billion in additional funding (in fiscal 2012, the state had only $2.7 billion in total tax revenue). more
This week marks the next stage for Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's working group to "reinvent Medicaid." And although her administration insists long- and short-term changes to the state's Medicaid system would ultimately benefit the business community, … more
I'm fortunate to lead a health system that is a joint venture of two respected Rhode Island hospitals – Roger Williams Medical Center and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital – and Prospect Medical Services, a company with more than 20 years of … more
Kent Hospital’s Dr. Lisa Gould recently published a study in Journal of the American College of Surgeons that looked at innovative treatment for skin graft wounds. more
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island Surgeon-in-Chief Dr. Jennifer Gass and a research team she led recently presented research showing that breast cancer patients undergoing breast conservation therapy rather than mastectomy have greater pleasure during intimacy. more
Associate professor of behavioral and social sciences at the Brown University School of Public Health discusses a study that found children given a sip of alcohol before sixth grade were more likely to have had a full drink or gotten drunk by ninth grade than those not given the first sip. more
Fans of Team Alvimedica have the chance to bid on two unique sailing experiences and raise funds for heart health in Rhode Island when the crew competes in Newport waters next month. more
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