WBJournal | Health Care & Insurance http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Health Care & Insurance en-us <![CDATA[SJC: Nurse staffing ballot question can go to ballot]]> 2018-06-18T11:05:16
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled Monday that the initiative petition s
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<![CDATA[Harvard Pilgrim CEO resigns suddenly ]]> 2018-06-13T12:35:07
Eric Schultz, CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, resigned suddenly on
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<![CDATA[ReWalk system listed as official medical aid in Germany]]> 2018-06-13T11:11:08
Marlborough medical robotic device firm ReWalk Robotics is now validat
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2018-06-13T11:11:08 /ARTICLE/20180613/NEWS01/180619981 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180613/NEWS01/180619981/AR/0/AR-180619981.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Forum discusses workplace addiction amid opioid crisis, pot law changes]]> 2018-06-12T11:40:11
A public health expert, health commissioner, employment lawyer and oth
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2018-06-12T11:40:11 /ARTICLE/20180612/NEWS01/180619985 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180612/NEWS01/180619985/AR/0/AR-180619985.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[AllCare Pharmacy completes $5M, 65K-s-f expansion]]> 2018-06-12T11:13:25
Northborough-based AllCare Plus Pharmacy has completed a $5 million, m
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2018-06-12T11:13:25 /ARTICLE/20180612/NEWS01/180619988 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180612/NEWS01/180619988/AR/0/AR-180619988.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Senate to take up clean energy acceleration ]]> 2018-06-11T10:52:09
Utilities would need to ramp up renewable energy purchases, the state
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2018-06-11T10:52:09 /ARTICLE/20180611/NEWS01/180619994 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180611/NEWS01/180619994/AR/0/AR-180619994.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Movers & Shakers]]> 2018-06-11T06:00:00
Twenty-one Central Mass. workers and their organizations reported to t
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2018-06-11T06:00:00 /ARTICLE/20180611/MOVERSSHAKERS/180609954 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180611/MOVERSSHAKERS/180609954/AR/0/AR-180609954.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Research group: mandated nurse ratios would lead to more hospital closures]]> 2018-06-06T13:42:39
A research group advocating against mandated nurse staffing ratios sai
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2018-06-06T13:42:39 /ARTICLE/20180606/NEWS01/180609970 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180606/NEWS01/180609970/AR/0/AR-180609970.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Athenahealth CEO departs, company considers deals]]> 2018-06-06T13:29:20
Jonathan Bush has stepped down as president and CEO of the Watertown h
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2018-06-06T13:29:20 /ARTICLE/20180606/NEWS01/180609971 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180606/NEWS01/180609971/AR/0/AR-180609971.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[RCA Westminster adds 16 beds, 32 employees]]> 2018-05-31T10:44:01
An addiction recovery center in Westminster has expanded its number of
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2018-05-31T10:44:01 /ARTICLE/20180531/NEWS01/180539989 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180531/NEWS01/180539989/AR/0/AR-180539989.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Boston hospital exec to be next UMass Memorial Medical Center president]]> 2018-05-31T10:39:34
The president of Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital in Boston has b
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2018-05-31T10:39:34 /ARTICLE/20180531/NEWS01/180539990 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180531/NEWS01/180539990/AR/0/AR-180539990.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[UMass Memorial to close Leominster, Fitchburg services]]> 2018-05-29T16:52:51
UMass Memorial Health Care plans to close an inpatient pediatrics unit
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2018-05-29T16:52:51 /ARTICLE/20180529/NEWS01/180529948 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180529/NEWS01/180529948/AR/0/AR-180529948.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[UMass-Reliant-Shields to open $31M Shrewsbury surgical center]]> 2018-05-29T15:36:56
A new $31-million ambulatory surgical center built in a partnership be
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2018-05-29T15:36:56 /ARTICLE/20180529/NEWS01/180529949 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180529/NEWS01/180529949/AR/0/AR-180529949.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Biostage names Chinese health care executive to board]]> 2018-05-25T17:12:18
Biostage has named another Chinese executive to its board of directors
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2018-05-25T17:12:18 /ARTICLE/20180525/NEWS01/180529958 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180525/NEWS01/180529958/AR/0/AR-180529958.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[UMass Memorial gets $110M bond for surgical, ER expansions]]> 2018-05-23T14:38:12
UMass Memorial Health Care has received a $110-million bond to improve
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2018-05-23T14:38:12 /ARTICLE/20180523/NEWS01/180529976 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180523/NEWS01/180529976/AR/0/AR-180529976.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Former Patriot Bruschi gets behind stroke, tobacco bills]]> 2018-05-23T13:47:26
Former Patriot Tedy Bruschi is putting his shoulder into legislation t
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2018-05-23T13:47:26 /ARTICLE/20180523/NEWS01/180529978 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180523/NEWS01/180529978/AR/0/AR-180529978.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[House speaker puts pressure on new health care bill]]> 2018-05-23T13:44:15
For consumers, voters and industry insiders wondering when the House w
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2018-05-23T13:44:15 /ARTICLE/20180523/NEWS01/180529979 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180523/NEWS01/180529979/AR/0/AR-180529979.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Mass. opioid death toll down 5% over last year]]> 2018-05-23T13:38:51
At least 201 Massachusetts residents died of opioid overdoses in the f
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2018-05-23T13:38:51 /ARTICLE/20180523/NEWS01/180529980 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180523/NEWS01/180529980/AR/0/AR-180529980.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[New plan calls for increasing opioid treatment access]]> 2018-05-21T10:47:50
A multi-pronged initiative Neighborhood Health Plan announced Friday a
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2018-05-21T10:47:50 /ARTICLE/20180521/NEWS01/180529999 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180521/NEWS01/180529999/AR/0/AR-180529999.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Saint Vincent Hospital opening behavioral health unit]]> 2018-05-17T17:08:32
Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester is opening a new behavioral health
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2018-05-17T17:08:32 /ARTICLE/20180517/NEWS01/180519952 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180517/NEWS01/180519952/AR/0/AR-180519952.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72