Education

Síntomas de la enfermedad del coronavirus con la Doctora Gallardo

La Doctora Gallardo habla del Coronavirus en la serie educacional de BCBSRI. Esté atento a los síntomas Los síntomas notificados por personas con COVID-19 varían desde aquellos que presentan síntomas leves hasta quienes se enferman gravemente. Los síntomas pueden aparecer 2 a 14 días después de la exposición al ;Las personas con estos síntomas podrían tener COVID-19: Fiebre o escalofríosTosDificultad para respirar (sentir que le falta el aire)FatigaDolores musculares y corporalesDolor de cabezaPérdida reciente del olfato o el gustoDolor de gargantaCongestión o moqueoNáuseas o vómitosDiarrea Esta lista no incluye todos los síntomas posibles. Los CDC seguirán actualizando esta lista a medida que…
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Two pandemics, one imperative: Transform health care In Rhode Island

Kim Keck, president & CEO, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island In the past three months, Rhode Island has experienced what’s possible when we work together across sectors to face dual pandemics – a public health crisis that arose suddenly and a moral crisis that has lasted for hundreds of years, the perpetuation of institutional racism. United around a common goal, business, community, and government leaders have set aside individual agendas to focus on protecting the health and safety of Rhode Islanders and advancing social justice. As head of Rhode Island’s largest health insurer, I am proud of…
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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island first company in the state to earn Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health, achieves platinum designation

PROVIDENCE, (June 25, 2020) –Mental Health America (MHA) has awarded Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) a platinum designation for the Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health – the highest possible designation a company can ; BCBSRI’s status as a platinum Bell Seal-certified organization demonstrates the company’s commitment to the mental health and well-being of its employees. BCBSRI is the first company in Rhode Island to receive this designation. “Our commitment to a high performance, accountable culture is critically intertwined with providing comprehensive behavioral health supports for our colleagues,” said Hillary McCurley, chief human resources officer at BCBSRI. “Beyond…
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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island to provide $13.8 million in medical premium relief to commercial customers and members

Action represents latest step BCBSRI has taken to support Rhode Island businesses, individuals and families during COVID-19 pandemic PROVIDENCE, RI (June 23, 2020) – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) continues to take steps to support its customers and members during the COVID-19 ;Due to the current reduced demand for healthcare services, BCBSRI has requested approval to issue a 10 percent medical premium credit for two months, or a total of $ million, to its fully insured large group and small group employers, as well as individuals who purchase insurance through BCBSRI or HealthSource RI. For customers who…
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Ya han pasado 3 meses desde el inicio de la cuarentena en Rhode Island. Hay algún síntoma especifico que nos pueda hacer pensar que estamos infectados por COVID-19?

Para ello el  Dr. Matthew Collins  director médico de Director Médico de Blue Cross & Blue Shield de Rhode Island, nos responde.
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