Rhode Island voters overwhelmingly oppose New York-style abortion law: Poll

An overwhelming majority of voters in Rhode Island oppose superpermissive abortion laws like the one passed recently in New York, according to a new survey. Seventy-three percent of respondents polled by the firm Cygna said they “oppose” legislation “allowing abortion until the moment of a live birth.” Of that number, 64.6 percent said they “strongly… Read More »

Providence St. Joseph snaps up blockchain-powered RCM platform Lumedic

Dive Brief: Providence St. Joseph Health has acquired Lumedic, a blockchain-enabled revenue cycle management platform based in Seattle, for an undisclosed sum. Lumedic’s next-generation platform uses distributed ledger technology, smart contracts and machine learning with the aim of selling to providers and payers looking to increase efficiencies and reduce costs. The deal makes Providence St.… Read More »

Should Your Child Join the Swim Team?

Swimming is a great sport for kids because it requires a lot of endurance and technique and it uses almost every muscle in the body. If your child expresses an interest in swimming and learning a new sport, the local swim team is a great way to help them perfect their skills and learn the… Read More »