Updated June 29 at 7:58pm
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The cost to receive long-term care services at home with a health aide has increased both in Rhode Island and nationally, according to Genworth’s 13th annual Cost of Care Study. more
Medtronic PLC, the world’s biggest maker of heart-rhythm devices, agreed to buy HeartWare International Inc. for about $1.1 billion, paying a premium of 93 percent to gain less-invasive technology for treating advanced heart-failure patients. more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse is holding a health and wellness accelerator information session on June 29 at its hub at 10 Davol Square. more
Lifespan, which is in the midst of crafting its fiscal 2017 budget, has hired FTI Consulting Health Solutions, a health care advisory firm described as having a track record of helping other organizations address fiscal challenges. more
More than $480,000 has been awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation in seed funding for 20 medical research projects. more
A 54-year-old Johnston resident has been awarded $8.6 million in compensation after suffering permanent injuries from an undiagnosed spinal infection. more
Two Rhode Island health centers will share $771,607 in funding to expand oral health services and increase the number of patients served, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell said in a news release Thursday. more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.4 percent in May, unchanged from the revised April rate, but seven-tenths of a percentage point lower than it was in May 2015, the state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. more
The R.I. House of Representatives on Wednesday restored nearly a third of a $1 million cut that was jeopardizing future operations at the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner. more
Insurance companies have submitted their rate requests to the state Office of the Health Commissioner for 2017, and members of the public who want to weigh in can attend a Public Utilities Commission meeting on June 22. more
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