Topic: Healthcare

Raimondo extends RI Bridges contract with Deloitte

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Raimondo extends RI Bridges contract with Deloitte

March 21, 2019 0 comments

Gov. Gina Raimondo reached a deal last Friday to extend the state’s contract with consulting firm and private contractor Deloitte to maintain oversight of RI Bridges, Rhode Island’s recently updated public-benefits computer system, previously known as the United Health Infrastructure Project.

Grundy ’20: New Trump rule threatens Planned Parenthood

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Grundy ’20: New Trump rule threatens Planned Parenthood

March 19, 2019 1 comment

At the end of February, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a new rule known was the “domestic gag rule,” which will severely impact the availability of family planning resources in the United States, particularly for low-income individuals.

Party leaders discuss common ground

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Party leaders discuss common ground

March 19, 2019 1 comment

A prominent Democrat and a prominent Republican came together Monday afternoon to stage a lively discussion in the spirit of “disagreeing without being disagreeable,” said Tom Perez ’83 P ’18, chair of the Democratic National Committee.

Fernandez ’21: Critiquing attitudes toward abortion in the U.S. and beyond

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Fernandez ’21: Critiquing attitudes toward abortion in the U.S. and beyond

October 4, 2018 0 comments

Women’s reproductive rights are once more at the center of the political discourse in the United States.

This year, Brown Hack Health focused on issues related to the theme of emergency care. The grand prize of $500 was awarded to AutoMedic.

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Hack Health tackles emergency care

September 16, 2018 0 comments

After a morning spent passionately discussing critical problems in health care, undergraduate and graduate students teamed up to devise innovative solutions to the issues they found most compelling.

University fellow simplifies health care with app

University fellow simplifies health care with app

March 6, 2018 2 comments

Roberta Powell, the Swearer Center community practitioner in residence for spring 2018, gestures with incredulity toward a seemingly endless list of acronyms and numbers she has pulled out of her backpack.

Representatives of Care New England and the United Nurses and Allied Professionals union have criticized the University’s merger proposal.

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Lifespan eyes Care New England, Partners HealthCare deal

March 2, 2018 0 comments

Lifespan will begin formal talks with Care New England and Partners HealthCare about working together to improve health care in Rhode Island, according to a joint statement released by the three parties Tuesday.

HOPE hosts first annual summit

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HOPE hosts first annual summit

February 25, 2018 0 comments

More than 100 students gathered at the University this weekend for the first annual Summit on Homelessness and Poverty.

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CNE-Partners merger moves forward despite University concerns

February 2, 2018 0 comments

Following nine months of discussion, Care New England and Partners HealthCare announced a definitive agreement to merge Jan 25. The agreement raises questions about the state of Rhode Island’s health care system and Brown’s relationship to it. “Right now what we’re focusing on is helping people understand the issues,” said […]

John McDonough, who helped develop the Affordable Care Act during his tenure as a senior advisor on national health reform between 2008-2010, presented the history of health care since the 1940s in his talk.

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McDonough maps history of American health care

November 1, 2017 2 comments

“Health care is probably, more than anything, the exemplar of a dysfunctional market,” said John McDonough.