Community Health Centers http://ripr.org en Congressional Delegates Gather in Support of Obamacare http://ripr.org/post/congressional-delegates-gather-support-obamacare <p>Rhode Island’s congressional delegation helped launch Monday an effort to encourage participation in the federal healthcare overhaul known as Obamacare.&nbsp; Nine community health centers around the state will play a role in the campaign.</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 12:40:59 +0000 Ian Donnis 19590 at http://ripr.org Community Health Centers Push to Educate Public on the Health Insurance Exchange http://ripr.org/post/community-health-centers-push-educate-public-health-insurance-exchange <p>Rhode Island’s community health centers are kicking off a push Monday to educate their patients about the upcoming health insurance exchange. The entire congressional delegation is helping out.</p><p></p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 12:43:02 +0000 Catherine Welch 19526 at http://ripr.org Community Health Centers Push to Educate Public on the Health Insurance Exchange Nursing Residency Program Launches for Unemployed Nurses http://ripr.org/post/nursing-residency-program-launches-unemployed-nurses <p>A new program has launched to help place new and unemployed nurses in health care facilities statewide for up to nine-month-long paid residencies. It's expected to start with 20 nurses and expand to 40 by the second year, with the first placements beginning this fall.</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 21:13:34 +0000 Dave Fallon & Kristin Gourlay & John Bender 13014 at http://ripr.org Nursing Residency Program Launches for Unemployed Nurses Primary Care and Graduate Medical Education Funding: A New Model? http://ripr.org/post/primary-care-and-graduate-medical-education-funding-new-model <p>A new <a href="http://journals.lww.com/academicmedicine/Abstract/publishahead/Teaching_Health_Centers___A_New_Paradigm_in.99524.aspx">study </a>in the journal <em>Academic Medicine</em> provides one of the first looks at a program created by the Affordable Care Act in 2010 to train more primary care doctors. It’s a pretty different model than the traditional one, where the government, through Medicare, makes payments to teaching hospitals to help fund graduate medical education (like a residency program for doctors-in-training).</p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 16:29:17 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 4692 at http://ripr.org Primary Care and Graduate Medical Education Funding: A New Model?