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Revenue and income up at The Hanover

John Agoglia |

Driven by what is said were “strong price increases” for its personal and commercial lines, The Hanover Insurance Group Inc. Thursday reported a bump in both revenue and net income for...

UPDATED: UMass Memorial nurses protest cuts

Michael Novinson |

Registered nurses across the UMass Memorial Health Care system delivered a letter Thursday to CEO Eric Dickson objecting to staffing and service cuts.

Unum sales and earnings grow

John Agoglia |

Unum, the insurance company that employs more than 600 in downtown Worcester, saw earnings growth in the second quarter based on its core businesses in the United States and United Kingdom, the...

Nashoba Valley nurses join union

Rick Saia |

More than 120 registered nurses at Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer have voted overwhelmingly to join the state's largest nurses' union, the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), the union...

Worcester nonprofits win Tufts Health Plan grants

John Agoglia |

The Tufts Health Plan Foundation has announced more than $1.6 million in new funding to 43 Massachusetts and Rhode Island-based organizations, including two from Worcester, as part of its first cycle...

Hopkinton pharmacy lawyer: Judge issues injunction against CVS Caremark

A judge has ordered CVS Caremark to reinstate a provider agreement with independent pharmacy Hopkinton Drug.

Medical marijuana school settles into Natick hub

Emily Micucci |

A school designed to train and certify professionals in the nascent medical marijuana industry is opening in Natick, and will serve dispensaries throughout the Northeast.

Hospitals dodge a bullet over nurse staffing

Emily Micucci |

Massachusetts hospital executives have staved off a fight against a ballot initiative intended to mandate nurse staffing ratios in all hospital departments — a measure that, by most accounts,...

Senator hopeful on substance abuse bill accord

COLLEEN QUINN STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Bills aimed at curbing the Massachusetts opioid epidemic in part by making substance abuse services more easily accessible are still being ironed out by lawmakers who think they can reconcile the...

Report: Mass. medical community support for IT grows

With health information technology becoming increasingly important for health care providers, as legislatively mandated deadlines for proficiency and implementation loom, a report released Thursday...

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