WBJournal | Health Care & Insurance http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Health Care & Insurance en-us <![CDATA[The Boardroom Gap: Central Mass. businesses slightly improve inclusion of women in leadership]]> 2019-02-18T06:00:00
Women continue to be vastly outnumbered by men at Central Mass. public
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<![CDATA[Fallon Health joins national health alliance]]> 2019-02-15T11:10:07
Worcester health insurer Fallon Health has joined a national alliance
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<![CDATA[Economic risks on horizon, Boston Fed economist says]]> 2019-02-14T11:56:35
A senior policy advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston said Thu
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<![CDATA[Cigna to cover ReWalk exoskeleton system ]]> 2019-02-13T10:52:38
Marlborough medical device firm ReWalk Robotics said a major health in
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<![CDATA[Worcester Sox will be voice for oral health care, official says]]> 2019-02-06T16:23:45
Dr. Charles Steinberg wore three Red Sox World Series rings -- he hasn
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<![CDATA[Boston Scientific profited $1.67B in 2018]]> 2019-02-06T11:57:47
Marlborough medical device company Boston Scientific had more than $9.
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<![CDATA[Paid family and medical leave comes to Massachusetts]]> 2019-02-06T06:00:00
What to know about the state's new paid family and medical leave law,
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<![CDATA[Hanover Insurance doubled profits last year]]> 2019-02-04T11:29:51
Hanover Insurance Group saw its profits double last year to $391 milli
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<![CDATA[Partners HealthCare CEO retiring in April]]> 2019-01-30T12:09:42
The chief executive of Partners HealthCare will retire in the spring a
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<![CDATA[Harvard Pilgrim to close Worcester office ]]> 2019-01-24T14:44:08
Health insurer Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is closing its downtown Wor
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<![CDATA[Ascentria receives $23M to acquire Brighton care center]]> 2019-01-23T14:07:01
Ascentria Care Alliance, a Worcester human service nonprofit, has acqu
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<![CDATA[Kennedy nurse practitioner straddles administrative and patient roles]]> 2019-01-23T06:00:00
As a family nurse practitioner and an assistant medical director at Ke
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<![CDATA[Baker plan expands Medicare assistance to seniors]]> 2019-01-21T11:03:59
Twenty-five thousand low-income seniors in Massachusetts would be newl
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<![CDATA[Framingham health analyst acquires Vermont competitor]]> 2019-01-16T14:01:36
Definitive Healthcare, a Framingham health data analysis firm, said We
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<![CDATA[Blue Cross gives $1M toward UMass, Community Healthlink recovery coach training]]> 2019-01-16T13:55:40
Two Worcester health treatment centers, at UMass Memorial Medical Cent
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<![CDATA[Efforts underway to help lawyers with job's side effects]]> 2019-01-16T06:00:00
New efforts are being made in Massachusetts to help lawyers with addic
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<![CDATA[Community Healthlink restoring 24/7 urgent care services]]> 2019-01-15T10:57:11
Community Healthlink, a Worcester treatment center, is due to restore
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<![CDATA[Biz confidence dims amidst market volatility, gov't shutdown ]]> 2019-01-14T11:25:22
Confidence levels among Massachusetts employers hit a two-year low in
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<![CDATA[Partnerships will use 13 grants to address 'social determinants']]> 2019-01-09T11:12:13
Attorney General Maura Healey on Tuesday doled out $3 million in grant
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<![CDATA[Opioid crisis also brings worry of spread of HIV, hepatitis C]]> 2019-01-09T06:00:00
Local health officials are working to prevent the spread of infections
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