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Worcester firm to lease technology to Canadian medical pot company

Emily Micucci |

Generex Biotechnology Corp. of Worcester, a developer of drug delivery technology, said it has entered into an agreement with Canadian medical marijuana development firm CannScience Innovations Inc.

Feds accuse pharmacists of murder in NECC case

State House News Service |

(Updated at 12:45 p.m.) Federal prosecutors have charged two former pharmacists with second-degree murder for allegedly allowing dirty conditions at a Framingham pharmacy that produced contaminated...

Health official: NICUs fall under nurse staffing law


The head of an effort to implement the new nurse staffing law said Wednesday that the measure applies to neonatal intensive care units.

Milford Regional president to also become CEO

Rick Saia |

Edward J. Kelly, the president of Milford Regional Medical Center, will also become the CEO of the health care organization in 2016, Milford Regional announced Thursday.

Hospitals: Governor's cuts adding to financial pressures

State House New Service |

The heads of several major hospitals are calling on Gov. Deval Patrick and legislative leaders to undo $33.3 million in spending cuts made last month by the governor, saying the reductions add...

Boston Heart of Framingham acquired for $140M

Sam Bonacci |

Framingham biotech firm Boston Heart Diagnostics will be purchased by Eurofins Scientific of Luxembourg for $140 million, the company announced Monday.

Shortchanged in ACA, dentists hope exchanges can boost coverage

Emily Micucci |

The Affordable Care Act impacts health care providers of all types, but dentists were largely disappointed by its shortcomings in expanding dental coverage.

Sunovion pursues seizure treatment approval for Aptiom

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Marlborough has submitted a supplemental new drug application to the Food and Drug Administration. The application seeks approval for the use of Aptiom for...

ReWalk teams with Spaulding Rehabilitation

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston is developing an exoskeleton training program using the systems made by ReWalk Robotics of Marlborough.

U.S. ambulatory health jobs up 15% over 5 years

State House News Service |

Jobs and payroll levels are up substantially across the United States in the ambulatory health services industry, which includes outpatient services, physician and dentist offices, and home health...

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