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Senate sends governor hospital funding bill

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

The Senate on Thursday shipped to the governor a health care bill that avoids a ballot question redistributing hospital revenues, benefiting hospitals that now receive less insurance compensation.

Former state official charged with stealing $122,000

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

The former finance director of the state agency that manages billions of dollars in insurance benefits for state workers allegedly stole more than $122,000 and then tried to cover his tracks.

Health care pricing deal seeks to avert ballot question

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

A deal brokered by Beacon Hill leaders between labor and the hospital industry seeks to avert a contentious hospital pricing disparity ballot question this fall while directing $120 million over five...

WPI faculty receive skin cell patent

Laura Finaldi |

Two Worcester Polytechnic Institute faculty members were granted a patent for a technology they developed that converts human skin cells into generators of wound healing and tissue regeneration.

Worcester zoning board of appeals approves dialysis clinic

The Worcester Zoning Board of Appeals on Monday night unanimously approved a request for a special permit for the operation of a dialysis clinic.

Harrington meets demand for behavior, substance treatment

Laura Finaldi |

Harrington his working to expand access to care and patient follow-up among other areas as it battles substance abuse disorder.

Biotech is putting people to work in the Central Mass. 100

LIVIA GERSHON |

Many of the top 100 employers in Central Massachusetts are from the state's biotech industry.

Zubretsky to get $1M a year at Hanover; matching Eppinger's salary

Sam Bonacci |

The new CEO and president of The Hanover Insurance Group, Joseph M. Zubretsky, will receive the same base pay as the outgoing Frederick Eppinger.

Worcester autism services provider hires 26

Laura Finaldi |

Behavioral Concepts, Inc., an autism assistance provider with a center in Worcester, has made several recent long-term workforce investments in an effort to keep up with increasing demand.

Hanover Insurance names Zubretsky new CEO

Sam Bonacci |

The Hanover Insurance Group announced Monday morning Joseph M. Zubretsky will take over as president and CEO beginning in June.

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