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Report: Mass. health plans among nation's best


Massachusetts health plans ranked among the top in the nation for clinical quality and member satisfaction, according to an annual report by the National Committee for Quality...

Businesses are upping their investments to treat mental health patients in Mass.

Emily Micucci |

A few years ago, mental health funding in Massachusetts was under siege as Gov. Deval Patrick struggled to produce a balanced budget as the Great Recession limited revenue.

Boxborough health care startup raises $2.1M

Senscio Systems, Inc. of Boxborough said it has received $2.1 million in financing that will be used to distribute its first product and hire employees.

Pharmacy business expanding in Marlborough

New Jersey-based Partners Pharmacy is expanding its operations in Marlborough after signing a 10-year lease on Cedar Hill Street, according to both the company and the broker, Greater Boston...

HealthAlliance nurses to CEO: Don't cut staff, services

Emily Micucci |

(UPDATED) Nurses at HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster will deliver a petition to CEO Deborah Weymouth today, asking her to rescind plans to reduce staffing and reorganize patient care services,...

Patrick: State close to health care deal with feds

State House News Service |

State and federal officials are close to an agreement on a high-dollar health care deal, but payments to a select group of hospitals that treat higher volumes of uninsured and publicly funded...

State: Health care costs rose 2.3% in 2013


Total spending on health care in Massachusetts topped $50 billion in 2013, an increase of 2.3 percent that fell below the state's cost growth benchmark but largely reflected similar national trends...

Boston Scientific completes purchase of Bayer AG unit

Boston Scientific has completed its purchase of the interventional business of Bayer AG, opening up the Marlborough-based company’s treatment solutions for vascular conditions.

Masonic Health Systems names new CEO

John Agoglia |

Masonic Health Systems of Charlton has named Tameryn Campbell its president and CEO after the resignation of David Turner, who had held the position for 15 years, the company said.

Allstate: Worcester worst when it comes to driving

Among 200 metropolitan areas in the United States, Worcester has the worst drivers, narrowly beating out Boston, Springfield and Providence for the last-place spot, according to a survey by Allstate...

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