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Personal care attendants concerned over OT changes

Laura Finaldi |

Personal care attendants in Central Massachusetts said they were concerned how changes to state overtime policy could affect their ability to provide proper care for their patients.

Harrington, Southbridge cops team up to reduce opioid overdoses

Laura Finaldi |

Harrington HealthCare System on Wednesday announced a partnership with the Southbridge Police Department, local recovery coach volunteers and other town services that the organizations hope will help...

Insurer ties drug payments to patient outcomes


Harvard Pilgrim Health Care on Monday announced deals with pharmaceutical companies that will allow the insurer to pay for drugs based on patient outcomes.

UMass Memorial reaches tentative agreement with Mass. Nurses Association

Laura Finaldi |

UMass Memorial Health Care said Friday that it reached a tentative agreement with the Massachusetts Nurses Association following expedited negotiations.

GE opens $27M, 500-job facility in Marlborough

Sam Bonacci |

GE Healthcare Life Sciences held the grand opening for its U.S. headquarters in Marlborough on Thursday, highlighting the division's $27 million investment in the new facility.

MedPost to open three C. Mass urgent care clinics

Laura Finaldi |

MedPost, a national chain of urgent care centers, will open three locations in Central Massachusetts next month -- its first clinics in the northeast.

Healthcare providers maximize resources through teams

Laura Finaldi |

The traditional doctor's office is making a shift from a lone ranger mentality to a system that makes the most of teamwork.

Proposal would restructure MassHealth


The MassHealth program, which has 1.8 million members in Massachusetts, would be restructured toward the accountable care model of service delivery under a five-year deal with the federal government...

Spectrum's retiring CEO Faris pioneered compassionate care for opiate addiction

Livia Gershon |

Chuck Faris is officially retiring from Spectrum Health Systems on Friday after 45 years with the nonprofit.

Tips for choosing a pediatrician

By Dr. David J. Carlson |

Choosing a pediatrician is an incredibly important choice, but what are the right questions to ask when making your final decision?

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