hospital association of rhode island en RI Hospitals Post Operating Losses for 2013 <p>Rhode Island hospitals posted a nearly $59 million dollar operating loss in 2013. That’s just one aspect of a troubling economic picture emerging in a <a href="">new report </a>on the state of the state’s hospitals.</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:40:15 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 29575 at RI Hospitals Post Operating Losses for 2013 Hospitals Worry Medicaid Cuts Could Leave Them In The Red <p>We've been reporting on what the impacts might be if Governor Lincoln Chafee's proposed cuts to Medicaid take effect - for example, what's at stake for the state's <a href="">nursing homes</a>.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 23:43:33 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 28059 at Parsing Chafee's final budget <p>Governor Lincoln Chafee has delivered his final state budget proposal and given his final State of the State speech. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay parses Chafee’s Last Hurrah.</p><p>The cliché says: show me your budget and I’ll figure out your priorities. When it comes to Gov. Chafee’s final budget, that may be a trite description, but it’s true.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:38:31 +0000 Scott MacKay 27824 at Ed Quinlan to Retire from Hospital Assn. of RI <p>Ed Quinlan, longtime executive director of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island and a public relations executive with a long resume in medical, political and sports public relations, is retiring from his job at HARI early next year.</p><p>Quinlan, soon to be 64, says he will be leaving HARI, which is a trade association for Rhode Island’s hospitals, but that he doesn’t intend to retire in the traditional sense. ``I am looking to so something that takes a little less of me and allows more time for my wife in my life,’’ said Quinlan.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 21:00:08 +0000 Scott MacKay 24406 at Rhode Island's Health Dashboard <p>Want a quick read on how we're feeling here in the Ocean State? Check the gauges on <a href=""></a>. It's a new web site from the Hospital Association of Rhode Island, with collaboration from local hospitals and the RI Dept. of Health. The site taps a range of federal and local data sources (like the US census) calculate residents' health, as measured by a variety of indicators - 100 in all. Fri, 03 May 2013 18:42:44 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 14639 at