Benefits

Enroll in CurrentCare

Join the 453,000 Rhode Islanders who are enrolled in CurrentCare! CurrentCare is a free service developed by the Rhode Island healthcare community to support care coordination and improve patient care. By voluntarily enrolling in CurrentCare, your health information from labs, hospitals, and pharmacies is compiled in a single secure record and made available to your treating providers, even those you see outside of your primary care physician’s office.

It’s free, secure, fast, and only takes a few minutes of your time.

To enroll, go to CurrentCareRI.org and click Enroll Now.

If you have questions about CurrentCare or the enrollment process, please call 1-888-858-4815.


Be an Informed Healthcare Consumer

A new online tool is available to help members of the Brown community make informed decisions about healthcare.  Consumer Health Choices’ Choosing Wisely program was founded by the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation and is supported by 60 different medical societies.

Choosing Wisely offers topical articles and videos to help you make the most of your conversations with your doctor.  Knowing your options and asking the right questions can often result in more personalized care and can reduce unnecessary services. Check out this user friendly library to find more information on common tests, medications, procedures, and imaging.

http://bit.ly/BrownChoosingWisely


Brown University Recognized for Work-Life Effectiveness

Brown University is a recipient of the WorldatWork Alliance for Work-Life Progress 2015 Seal of Distinction, for demonstrating leadership in workplace strategies that help employees achieve work-life balance.

The Seal of Distinction is awarded every year to organizations across the country. The overall strength of a company’s work-life portfolio is evaluated along with work-life programs, policies and practices in place within each of the seven categories of work-life effectiveness:

•    Caring for dependents
•    Health and wellness
•    Workplace flexibility
•    Financial support for economic security
•    Paid and unpaid time off
•    Community involvement
•    Transforming organizational culture


Talk with a Doctor, Day or Night

Blue Cross Blue Shield Rhode Island Members can Enroll in American Well.

There’s a faster, new way to see a licensed physician via video using American Well.  This new telehealth program offers:

  • 24-hour access, 7-days a week via mobile or web
  • No appointment necessary – connect right away
  • An ePrescription, if you need one*
  • Private and secure, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act-compliant (HIPAA-compliant)

Click here for more information and to learn how to get started.

* As appropriate in states where prescribing following a telehealth consultation is permitted.