WBJournal | Health Care & Insurance http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Health Care & Insurance en-us <![CDATA[Fallon Health hits new membership high and $2.8M profit]]> 2018-08-15T14:38:47
Fallon Health of Worcester hit a new high of more than 277,000 members
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<![CDATA[Inc. 5000 honors 16 fast-growing Central Mass. firms]]> 2018-08-15T11:07:52
A total of 16 Central Massachusetts companies made Inc. 5000's 2018 li
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<![CDATA[RXi Pharmaceutics extends runway in Q2]]> 2018-08-14T11:29:43
Despite reporting just $58,000 in second-quarter revenues, Marlborough
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<![CDATA[UMass: Marijuana could help stomach problems]]> 2018-08-14T11:23:37
Researchers at UMass Medical School may have found a link between mari
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<![CDATA[Behavioral health group says ballot question would force closures ]]> 2018-08-08T10:23:22
Nurse staffing mandates called for in a November ballot question would
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<![CDATA[Movers & Shakers]]> 2018-08-06T06:00:00
Twelve Central Mass. businesspersons have landed new roles at organiza
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<![CDATA[Health care, education bill talks falter at finish line]]> 2018-08-01T11:20:24
The House and Senate stumbled across the finish line Tuesday night as
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<![CDATA[More than 50 firms committed to UMass Medical cancer fundraiser]]> 2018-08-01T11:18:40
The UMass Cancer Walk and Run will have a new feature in its 20th year
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<![CDATA[Fallon Health board elects new chairman]]> 2018-08-01T10:54:08
Fallon Health's board of directors has re-elected three members and el
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<![CDATA[Worcester files suit against opioid makers]]> 2018-07-30T17:22:04
Worcester has filed a lawsuit against makers of opioid drugs the city
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<![CDATA[Saint Vincent CEO resigning]]> 2018-07-30T15:43:13
Jeffrey Welch is departing Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, MetroW
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<![CDATA[VNA enters management agreement with CEO's former organization]]> 2018-07-30T11:29:37
Worcester-based VNA Care has entered into a management agreement with
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<![CDATA[Hologic expands HIV, hepatitis testing access]]> 2018-07-25T12:55:34
Marlborough medical imaging device firm Hologic launched an initiative
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<![CDATA[Boston Scientific profits $555M in Q2]]> 2018-07-25T10:51:26
Marlborough medical device giant Boston Scientific reported a $555 mil
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2018-07-25T10:51:26 /ARTICLE/20180725/NEWS01/180729971 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180725/NEWS01/180729971/AR/0/AR-180729971.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[ReWalk Robotics stock dives 30 percent after investment delays, missed earnings]]> 2018-07-24T11:25:12
Shares of ReWalk Robotics dove by about one-third Tuesday as the compa
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<![CDATA[Five mistakes to avoid in retirement]]> 2018-07-23T06:00:00
From taking too much risk to increased spending, retirees have a lot t
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<![CDATA[Local mental health organizations struggle with spiking suicide rates]]> 2018-07-23T06:00:00
As mental health providers in Central Massachusetts have expanded serv
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<![CDATA[Three healthcare leaders to leave their positions]]> 2018-07-23T06:00:00
Three women, all high-profile healthcare leaders in Central Massachuse
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<![CDATA[For an MRI, average Worcester County expense is lowest in Mass.]]> 2018-07-20T11:17:20
In Worcester County, at least, patients can know that health care cost
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<![CDATA[Central Mass. care centers staff at above-average levels]]> 2018-07-18T13:53:15
Health care is expensive in Massachusetts, but when it comes to health
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