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The cost of receiving long-term care services with a home health aide in Rhode Island has decreased 0.1 percent annually over the past five years, according to the Genworth 2015 Cost of Care study released Thursday. more
Rhode Island ranked 38th, the lowest out of all the New England states, in AARP’s latest edition of “Raising Expectations: A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities and Family Caregivers.” more
The Commonwealth’s 49 health centers generate an annual savings of more than $1 billion for Massachusetts because they help reduce emergency room visits and hospital stays, according to the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers’ economic impact analysis. more
Approximately $2.7 million has been awarded to the state Department of Health’s division of community, family health and equity to fund 11 nonprofit organizations and local governments to support health initiatives. more
Six Rhode Island lawmakers and a pair of officials from the state recently visited Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurant at Warwick Mall, where they observed individuals with disabilities performing their jobs with skill. more
Two vice presidents at Care New England were recently selected as fellows in an America’s Essential Hospitals program – “Innovative and Adaptive Leadership: Essential in Times of Change.” more
Like most around the country, Rhode Island’s health insurance plans offered through the state marketplace do not provide the coverage required by the Affordable Care Act when it comes to quit-smoking programs. more
The director of graduate medical education for Lifespan hospitals discusses duty hour requirements in the medical field. more
Some employers are restructuring part-time positions as they struggle to manage expenses for workers whose extra hours may make them eligible for health care benefits. The number of affected employers is small but noticeable, according to … 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
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