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PROVIDENCE – In her weekly wellness check in, which was broadcast on April 16, Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, the director of the R.I. Department of Health, spoke about maternal health, which she … more
PROVIDENCE – Beginning in 2013, with the launch of Rhody Health Options, there has been a concerted effort by the state to try to achieve better health outcomes and reduced costs through the … more
PROVIDENCE – There is a lot of talk about data driven policy these days, but far too few examples of the concept in action. As Lauren Greenawalt of New America [a good government think tank] … more
PROVIDENCE – It is a small question with big implications: What happens if you are a patient, escorted into an exam room, and you find a “spent” mousetrap on the floor of the exam … more
PROVIDENCE – At a time when the two leading hospital systems in Rhode Island, Care New England and Lifespan, are engaged in an escalating war of words over plans by Partners Healthcare in … more
PROVIDENCE – An article in the January 2018 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association tried to answer the question of why health care is so much more expensive in the U.S. than … more
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