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Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island, April 4

Apr 4, 2017
Aaron Read / RIPR

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Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island, March 28

Mar 28, 2017
Kristin Gourlay / RIPR

What’s happening in your health in Rhode Island, March 28:

GOP HEALTH CARE PLAN: Rhode Island health officials are breathing a sigh of relief over the failure of the GOP plan to replace Obamacare. At stake was hundreds of millions of dollars in Medicaid funding, which meant the possible reduction in eligibility for the program or cuts to provider payments.

Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island, March 21

Mar 21, 2017
National Cancer Institute

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Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island, Feb. 28

Feb 28, 2017
RIPR File Photo

What’s happening in health care in Rhode Island, Feb. 28

UHIP: The House Oversight Committee continues hearings on UHIP Thursday, March 2 at the State House. On the agenda: delayed payments to long-term care providers. The state’s new public benefits system has been riddled with problems. Lawmakers say they want to keep an eye on progress fixing the troubled system and get to the bottom of what went wrong. The House Oversight Committee is chaired by Rep. Patricia Serpa (D-Warwick).

Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island, Feb. 14

Feb 14, 2017
Kristin Gourlay / RIPR

What’s happening in health in Rhode Island, Feb. 14

VALENTINE’S DAY: Happy Valentine’s Day! Don’t forget to be good to your heart. Stop smoking. Exercise. Eat healthy food. And surround yourself with people you love and who love you.

Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island, Feb. 7

Feb 7, 2017
Kristin Gourlay / RIPR

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Your Weekly Briefing, Health In Rhode Island, Jan. 24

Jan 24, 2017
RIPR file photo

What’s happening in health in Rhode Island, Jan. 24

SLATER: Eleanor Slater Hospital has a new CEO: Cynthia Huether brings 25 years of behavioral health care experience to the job. Gov. Gina Raimondo has called for a turnaround of the hospital, where an independent report found people in the top leadership positions lacked the proper training and experience.

Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island, Jan. 10

Jan 10, 2017

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Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island, Nov. 29

Nov 29, 2016
Memorial Hospital

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MEDICAID: Rhode Island has been awarded about $130 million dollars from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid to continue overhauling its Medicaid program. 

Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island, Nov. 22

Nov 22, 2016
Megan Hall / RIPR

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Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island, Nov. 15

Nov 15, 2016
Kristin Gourlay / RIPR

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OPIOID ADDICTION TREATMENT FOR INMATES: -The medical director for state correctional system, Dr. Jennifer Clark, told members of the governor’s opioid overdose task force that more inmates will be getting medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction

Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island, Nov. 8

Nov 8, 2016

What’s happening in your health in Rhode Island, Nov. 8

Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island, Oct. 25

Oct 25, 2016
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Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island, Oct. 11

Oct 11, 2016
Kristin Gourlay / RIPR

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Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island, 10/4

Oct 4, 2016
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island

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