WBJournal | Health Care & Insurance http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Health Care & Insurance en-us <![CDATA[GE operations in MetroWest appear safe]]> 2017-11-16T15:23:03
General Electric's Healthcare Life Sciences operation in Marlborough a
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<![CDATA[Steward, Nashoba Valley sign on to MassHealth ACO]]> 2017-11-15T14:12:10
Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer and Steward Health Care Network
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<![CDATA[Baker gets key small business insurance extension]]> 2017-11-15T14:20:23
The Baker Administration has secured federal approval to extend small
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2017-11-15T14:20:23 /ARTICLE/20171115/HEALTH/171119965 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20171115/HEALTH/171119965/AR/0/AR-171119965.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Fallon posts $3M in Q3 as health plans continue turnaround]]> 2017-11-15T13:23:43
Worcester-based Fallon Health on Wednesday was among three Massachuset
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<![CDATA[Five Central Mass. firms score 100 on LGBTQ index]]> 2017-11-14T11:12:27
Five Central Mass. companies scored a perfect 100 on the Human Rights
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2017-11-14T11:12:27 /ARTICLE/20171114/NEWS01/171119981 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20171114/NEWS01/171119981/AR/0/AR-171119981.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[DPH: Overdose deaths down 10 percent]]> 2017-11-14T11:08:45
Opioid overdose deaths in Massachusetts declined by 10 percent in the
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2017-11-14T11:08:45 /ARTICLE/20171114/NEWS01/171119982 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20171114/NEWS01/171119982/AR/0/AR-171119982.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Senate passes Mass. healthcare bill ]]> 2017-11-13T10:43:16
A sweeping package of reforms that supporters said will fix broken ele
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<![CDATA[How to manage business losses after severe weather]]> 2017-11-13T06:00:00
In the aftermath of a severe weather event, businesses face the unenvi
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2017-11-13T06:00:00 /ARTICLE/20171113/PRINTEDITION/311109991 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20171113/PRINTEDITION/311109991/AR/0/AR-311109991.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[10 Things I know about...Life insurance]]> 2017-11-13T06:00:00
Some employers will offer life insurance as a benefit of employment. Y
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<![CDATA[UMass Memorial president wanted to retire at right time]]> 2017-11-13T06:00:00
The announcement was always planned for Nov. 1, once the hospital got
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2017-11-13T06:00:00 /ARTICLE/20171113/PRINTEDITION/311109999 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20171113/PRINTEDITION/311109999/AR/0/AR-311109999.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[VNA Care CEO to retire]]> 2017-11-09T14:56:30
Mary Ann O'Connor, the president and CEO of VNA Care, will retire in J
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2017-11-09T14:56:30 /ARTICLE/20171109/NEWS01/171109938 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20171109/NEWS01/171109938/AR/0/AR-171109938.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[22 participate in North Central Chamber leadership program]]> 2017-11-09T11:11:20
The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce has begun its Comm
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2017-11-09T11:11:20 /ARTICLE/20171109/NEWS01/171109941 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20171109/NEWS01/171109941/AR/0/AR-171109941.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Free birth control clears Mass. House]]> 2017-11-09T09:57:13
The Massachusetts House passed a bill guaranteeing free access to birt
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2017-11-09T09:57:13 /ARTICLE/20171109/NEWS01/171109945 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20171109/NEWS01/171109945/AR/0/AR-171109945.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Free contraception bill on fast track]]> 2017-11-08T15:00:36
A bill that would guarantee copay-free coverage for birth control in M
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<![CDATA[Senate to revisit single-payer plan that narrowly failed in 2012]]> 2017-11-08T14:56:10
Debate beginning Wednesday could bring the topic back to the Senate fl
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2017-11-08T14:56:10 /ARTICLE/20171108/HEALTH/171109948 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20171108/HEALTH/171109948/AR/0/AR-171109948.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Mount Wachusett hires paramedic program head]]> 2017-11-08T14:51:06
Mount Wachusetts Community College in Gardner has hired Peter Laitinen
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2017-11-08T14:51:06 /ARTICLE/20171108/HEALTH/171109949 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20171108/HEALTH/171109949/AR/0/AR-171109949.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Health Connector rolls out online small business platform]]> 2017-11-08T14:45:35
Officials at the Massachusetts Health Connector are touting a new onli
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2017-11-08T14:45:35 /ARTICLE/20171108/HEALTH/171109950 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20171108/HEALTH/171109950/AR/0/AR-171109950.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Saint V, community hospitals receive top safety scores]]> 2017-11-08T14:39:59
Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester along with Milford Regional Medica
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2017-11-08T14:39:59 /ARTICLE/20171108/HEALTH/171109951 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20171108/HEALTH/171109951/AR/0/AR-171109951.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Hanover finds replacement for new CEO's old job]]> 2017-11-07T17:11:00
The Hanover Insurance Group in Worcester has promoted a longtime execu
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2017-11-07T17:11:00 /ARTICLE/20171107/NEWS01/171109961 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20171107/NEWS01/171109961/AR/0/AR-171109961.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Spectrum to work with Vermont Medicaid]]> 2017-11-03T11:02:32
Worcester-based Spectrum Health Systems is now accepting Vermont Medic
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2017-11-03T11:02:32 /ARTICLE/20171103/NEWS01/171109979 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20171103/NEWS01/171109979/AR/0/AR-171109979.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72