The Health of the RI's Healthcare System on the next A Lively Experiment (week of July 22 and 24, 2016)
Dyana Koelsch – moderator
Sandra Coletta – Chief Operating Officer, Care New England
Elizabeth Roberts – Secretary, Rhode Island Health and Human Services
- The Health of Rhode Island Hospitals
o Possible mergers
o Closing of obstetrics
o Assessment of how we are doing
- New Health Care Models
o Cost cutting
o Patient medical home care
o Improving the quality of care
- Governor Raimondo’s reinvention of Medicaid
o What is the status of the program?
o What are the outcomes
o Has it been successful?
o What else needs to be done?
- Governor Opiate legislation
o Opioid prescription parameters
o Hospital requirements to connect patient to treatment
o What else can be done?
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