Rhode Island

Rhode Island is No. 1 HIPAA enforcer in state rankings

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Healthcare providers may feel more pressure of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act enforcement in states like Rhode Island and Alaska, according to data compiled by TrueVault, a HIPAA compliance company.

Better staffing means better care, new nursing home state rankings suggest

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Staffing is a key factor in determining a nursing home's quality of care, according to new state-by-state analysis from advocacy group Families for Better Care.

Judge orders former nursing home executive to repay $14 million

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A well-known former nursing executive must repay the federal government $13.8 million for fraudulent business practices. U.S. District Court Judge Mary M. Lisi handed down the ruling for the misuse of loans in Anthony Giordano's Rhode Island facilities on Dec. 3.

Rhode Island's Gifford named new national nursing home and assisted living quality chief

Rhode Island's Gifford named new national nursing home and assisted living quality chief

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living on Tuesday named Dr. David R. Gifford as their senior vice president of quality and regulatory affairs, a new department within the nation's largest nursing home association.