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Medicare to Cover Diabetes Prevention Program

  • 24 Jan 2017

Diabetes is a costly disease and its prevalence is projected to increase approximately two fold for all U.S. adults (ages 18-79) by 2050 if current trends continue. Fortunately, type 2 diabetes is typically preventable with appropriate lifestyle changes.

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RI Dept. of Health says Flu still widespread in RI

  • 24 Jan 2017

The RI Department of Health announced earlier this month that the flu is still widespread throughout the state, leading to a requirement for unvaccinated healthcare workers in hospitals and many other healthcare facilities to wear surgical masks.

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CTC Launches Cohort 2 Practices for the Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) Pilot Program

  • 19 Dec 2016

In January of 2016, CTC launched the Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) Pilot Program and selected twelve practices that committed to   improve patient screening for depression, anxiety and substance use disorder (SUD), improve access to on-site behavioral health care and improve care coordination for patients with high emergency department usage and for patients with severe mental illness.

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