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Reliant Medical Group appoints new CEO

Sam Bonacci |

The Reliant Medical Group has named Dr. Tarek Elsawy as the organization's new president and CEO, the medical group announced Monday.

Natick company brings secure texting to hospitals

Sam Bonacci |

Interbit Data, of Natick, has created a program that it says will allow for speedier interactions through secure texting while still protecting patient information.

Saint Vincent adds online ER check-in

Sam Bonacci |

Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester has added online self-scheduling that will allow those using the emergency department or urgent care to wait at home until their estimated treatment time, the...

HealthAlliance Hospital undertakes new behavioral initiative

Sam Bonacci |

HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster will implement a new program designed to improve behavioral health care while reducing preventable used of emergency department care in North Central...

Study calls for improved public transit; touts benefits of reduced driving


Calling for an improved public transportation system that would enable Massachusetts residents cut back on driving, a report out Monday says a 1 percent decrease in the growth rate of driving miles...

Central Mass firms set sights on international markets


Westborough-based eClinicalWorks is a company near the top of its field. It's one of the top vendors of electronic health records systems for U.S. doctors' offices and a big player in the development...

C-sections can double birthing costs

Mark Simonelli |

An important new study by the Leapfrog Group shows that more than 60 percent of the reporting hospitals have excessive rates of Cesareans, or C-sections. According to the American College of...

Central Mass. to benefit from Life Sciences 2.0

Sam Bonacci |

With its hybrid of open spaces and an educated workforce, Central Massachusetts is set to reap the rewards as the state's biomanufacturing initiative kicks into its second phase.

Framingham pushing for $34-million downtown MassBay campus

Emily Micucci |

Local stakeholders are in the process of re-pitching a $34-million downtown Framingham satellite campus of Massachusetts Bay Community College to the Baker Administration after a host of community...

Central Mass. needs to be on the mind of Life Sciences Center

Launched in 2008 with much fanfare by the Patrick Administration, the Massachusetts Life Science Center -- a 10-year, $1-billion investment in catalyzing growth in the life science industry in the...

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