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The Miriam Hospital’s Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine received a $464,465 grant from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health of the National Institutes of Health to enable researchers to conduct a four-year study on benefits of stress management interventions for chronic pain and illness. more
The four synthetic human cadavers the University of Rhode Island acquired last month have the look and feel of real bodies, though they have no skin covering the muscles, organs and skeleton. more
CVS Health Corp. recently announced the launch of Be The First, an initiative to help those who smoke quit and ensure that those who don’t smoke, never start. Eileen Howard Boone, CVS Health’s senior vice president of corporate social responsibility and philanthropy, and president of the CVS Health Foundation, talked with Providence Business News about the initiative. more
A Medicaid accountable-care entity has been launched by Integra Community Care Network LLC and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Rhode Island to improve health outcomes, increase patient satisfaction and reduce the overall cost of care for people enrolled in the UnitedHealthcare Medicaid plan. more
Rhode Island ranked 33rd in the nation for venture-capital investment in the first quarter, which featured only one deal - $5 million to IlluminOss Medical Inc. more
Lobbying spending in the United States has stagnated at a little over $3 billion a year ever since the 2008 financial crisis (thanks in part to changes in lobbying rules). But the rankings of lobbying’s big spenders have shifted, according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics, a non-profit research group. more
As a nurse, Debra Hurwitz has watched patients and family members attempt to navigate the mental health system, only to find it proves an almost futile exercise. A Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island pilot program, which … more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.4 percent in March for the fourth consecutive month, the state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. more
Businesses in New England’s First District have a generally positive outlook, as they continue to report rising revenue, and they expect that to persist, according to the Beige Book, the Federal Reserve’s report on economic data, released Wednesday. more
The United Nurses and Allied Professionals of Rhode Island Hospital Education Fund, known as Stepping Up, will host a workforce development summit at Rhode Island Foundation, 1 Union Station, on April 14 from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Key guests include members of public and private postsecondary education, the Governor's Workforce Board, Department of Labor and Training and leaders in the health care industry. more
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