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With the Rhode Island hospital sector losing millions of dollars each year, the Hospital Association of Rhode Island has sought relief from the Office of the Health Commissioner’s hospital rate cap regulation. more
Breast surgeon Dr. Christine Emmick served as Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’s keynote speaker. In an interview with PBN, she discusses the American Cancer Society’s work and how people can still donate. more
PROVIDENCE – Care New England and Southcoast Health have unexpectedly pulled the plug on their plans to affiliate. According to an Oct. 17 joint statement, Charles R. Reppucci, chair of CNE's board of directors, and Jean MacCormack, chair … more
DR. KALI ST. MARIE THOMAS was recently chosen as the 2016 recipient of the Carroll L. Estes Rising Star Award, given annually by the Gerontological Society of America to a member in acknowledgement of outstanding early-career contributions in social … 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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