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Even if they disagree about the federal health care law that created it, Rhode Island’s major candidates for governor all want to see the state’s health-benefits exchange become a moneymaker. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island teens compare favorably to their peers in other states when it comes to tobacco use, alcohol consumption, fighting, prescription-drug use, unsafe sexual behaviors and soda consumption. more
CVS MinuteClinic has applied to the R.I. Department of Health once again for a license to operate a retail health clinic in Rhode Island, bringing home a national trend in this model of care. RHCs arose in the early 2000s and have grown to more than 1,600 clinics currently in operation in 42 states. In a recent study by Accenture, it is projected that retail clinics will double in the next three years to more than 2,800. more
More than half the people who bought insurance through new Obamacare exchanges were previously uninsured, according to a survey that runs counter to reports earlier this year. more
Peter M. Marino, director of the R.I. Office of Management and Budget, has been named as the next CEO of Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island. Merrill Thomas, chairman of Neighborhood’s board of directors, said Marino’s past experience both in and out of government was one determining factor in the board’s decision. more
Care New England on Wednesday announced its intention to affiliate with community mental health nonprofit The Providence Center to improve and integrate behavioral health care delivery across communities and hospitals in Rhode Island. more
Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that adding evidence-based weight loss strategies to a statewide wellness campaign improves weight loss outcomes among participants. more
The tournament will help fund the purchase of a mobile C-arm imaging system. This high-quality, 3D-imaging equipment will enhance care provided in the Ambulatory Surgery Center, on the hospital’s main campus. more
Researchers in the Center for Reproduction and Infertility at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island have launched an arm of a national endometriosis study, known as SOLSTICE, evaluating the safety and effectiveness of an investigational drug to help women with moderate to severe endometriosis pain symptoms. more
St. Anne’s Hospital recently began a collaboration with Hasbro Children’s Hospital, a member of the Lifespan health system. more
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