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Boros: Medicare penalties create 'spillover' impact on all hospital readmissions

Emily Micucci |

Hospital administrators — and the public — now have a more complete picture on Massachusetts hospital readmissions, after the state Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) last...

Fresh Beginnings

It’s About Time, a mobile dry cleaning company from Dudley, is opening a storefront at 40 Hamilton St., Southbridge, on July 1. Owner Chris Treadwell will continue...

Shrewsbury, Southbridge printer servicers merge

Two printer management companies – one in Shrewsbury and the other in Southbridge – have become one, they announced Friday.

27 Central Mass. firms win training funds

Twenty-seven Central Massachusetts companies are among nearly 200 companies in the Bay State that have been awarded state-funded workforce training grants.

Fattman: Mass. foster children need 'electronic backpacks'


Foster children in Massachusetts run a greater risk of having incomplete medical records, receiving duplicate immunizations and being more frequently misdiagnosed, according to a senator...

Mass. must improve at elevating women into executive suite

BY SUSAN WEST ENGELKEMEYER Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Business must take aim at gender imbalance in executive roles. The paucity of women leaders does a disservice to the businesses and organizations they could help.

Nichols study shows Mass. has 'work to do' on women in leadership

Carol McDonald |

Massachusetts businesses still have some work to do in placing women in leadership roles, according to the results of a study out of Nichols College.

Harrington looks ahead to psych unit renovation in Webster

Emily Micucci |

Southbridge-based Harrington HealthCare has begun fundraising for its new psychiatric unit at the former Hubbard Hospital in Webster, the second major project after Harrington opened the new...

Demand pushes IPG numbers higher to start year

IPG Photonics of Oxford started off the year with strong revenue growth and increases in net income thanks to strong demand for their high power fiber lasers, the company reported Tuesday.

QCC, UMass Medical, public schools get life-sciences funding

Carol McDonald |

Quinsigamond Community College and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have each received $5 million grants from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC).

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