WBJournal | Health Care & Insurance http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Health Care & Insurance en-us <![CDATA[UMass Memorial CEO: Clinic closure part of $50M efficiency plan]]> 2018-04-18T14:57:20
A plan to close Plumley Village Health Services on Belmont Street in W
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<![CDATA[Kennedy Community Health Center a leader on LGBTQ equality]]> 2018-04-18T14:16:47
The Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, based in Worcester, has
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<![CDATA[Health cost estimators catching on, Pioneer report says ]]> 2018-04-18T13:39:34
A new study analyzed online cost estimator tools offered by three Mass
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<![CDATA[Life sciences bill includes $50 million for UMass Medical, UMass Lowell ]]> 2018-04-18T10:43:12
A version of Gov. Charlie Baker's life sciences legislation, which wil
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<![CDATA[Editorial: Slow movements, big changes in health care]]> 2018-04-16T06:00:00
Having too few players dictating the level of care in the region and s
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<![CDATA[Saint Vincent, MetroWest Medical appear safe from divestment ]]> 2018-04-16T06:00:00
Tenet Healthcare has sold nine hospitals since August and will sell fo
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2018-04-16T06:00:00 /ARTICLE/20180416/PRINTEDITION/304129997 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180416/PRINTEDITION/304129997/AR/0/AR-304129997.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Business groups rallying against nursing staffing ballot question]]> 2018-04-13T10:02:22
The opposition to a proposed ballot question that would impose strict
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2018-04-13T10:02:22 /ARTICLE/20180413/NEWS01/180419973
<![CDATA[Lahey exec: Merger will lead to 'true competition' ]]> 2018-04-11T13:33:44
A proposed 13-hospital merger involving Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCa
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2018-04-11T13:33:44 /ARTICLE/20180411/HEALTH/180419984 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180411/HEALTH/180419984/AR/0/AR-180419984.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[As public sentiment changes, some Mass. docs say 'no' to assisted suicide]]> 2018-04-09T06:00:00
Some doctors are questioning the Massachusetts Medical Society's recen
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<![CDATA[Boston human services company acquires adult day health centers in Marlborough, West Boylston]]> 2018-04-05T10:19:53
Boston-based provider of home-and-community-based health and human ser
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<![CDATA[AdCare targets older adults with new outpatient program]]> 2018-04-04T14:26:20
Worcester-based AdCare Hospital has launched a new outpatient program
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2018-04-04T14:26:20 /ARTICLE/20180404/HEALTH/180409980 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180404/HEALTH/180409980/AR/0/AR-180409980.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[OptumCare officially purchases Reliant for $28M]]> 2018-04-02T12:48:22
Reliant Medical Group is now officially part of the international heal
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2018-04-02T12:48:22 /ARTICLE/20180402/NEWS01/180409995 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180402/NEWS01/180409995/AR/0/AR-180409995.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Charlton, Worcester lead charge against opioid makers]]> 2018-04-02T06:00:00
In the 1990s, there was retribution for the public health damage done
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<![CDATA[Toys "R" Us closures create next evolution in big box tenants]]> 2018-04-02T06:00:00
The quickly changing retail landscape took a new hit with the closure
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<![CDATA[Athol Hospital receives $28M MassDevelopment financing]]> 2018-03-29T14:55:53
MassDevelopment has provided $28.2 million in financing to help pay fo
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2018-03-29T14:55:53 /ARTICLE/20180329/HEALTH/180329924 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180329/HEALTH/180329924/AR/0/AR-180329924.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Aid in dying bill dead ]]> 2018-03-29T13:09:45
Bills that would open the door to doctors prescribing lethal doses for
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<![CDATA[UMass Medical School boosts statewide research spending with 11% gain]]> 2018-03-28T14:40:10
The University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester spent $280
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<![CDATA[CHC hires new behavioral health director]]> 2018-03-28T14:36:09
Community Health Connections in Fitchburg has hired Julia Shirk Willia
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<![CDATA[Nurse accuses UMass Memorial of gender discrimination]]> 2018-03-28T14:16:42
A spokesman for UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester said the ho
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<![CDATA[Q&A: Helping cancer patients navigate treatment, survival]]> 2018-03-28T10:11:47
LaCerte-Blais talks about her work helping cancer patients navigate th
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