WBJournal | Health Care & Insurance http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Health Care & Insurance en-us <![CDATA[Framingham Heart Study lands $38M federal financing ]]> 2019-04-17T11:31:54
The seven-decade-old Framingham Heart Study has been renewed for anoth
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<![CDATA[ReWalk places first U.S. system covered by major insurer ]]> 2019-04-16T13:58:01
ReWalk Robotics saw its stock skyrocket Tuesday as the company said it
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<![CDATA[UMass hires McEvoy as first VP of corporate relations ]]> 2019-04-16T10:54:00
Kate McEvoy, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care's former regional vice presid
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<![CDATA[Drug companies face scrutiny from lawmakers looking to lower cost]]> 2019-04-16T10:05:24
Legislators have pressed pharmaceutical industry representatives to id
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<![CDATA[UMass Memorial wins $200K for opioid telemedicine device]]> 2019-04-15T06:00:00
A plan to evaluate opioid overdose patients using technology known as
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<![CDATA[As Central Mass. becomes more racially diverse, the population's health needs shift]]> 2019-04-15T06:00:00
As the population in and around Worcester has diversified, health care
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<![CDATA[New perspective: Brady takes over at Family Health Center]]> 2019-04-15T06:00:00
Lou Brady took as president and CEO of Family Health Center of Worcest
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<![CDATA[Harrington, Heywood to join $3B community hospital alliance ]]> 2019-04-11T11:48:19
Harrington HealthCare in Southbridge and Heywood Healthcare in Gardner
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<![CDATA[Arthrosurface creates pre-sized knee joint replacements]]> 2019-04-09T14:30:07
Franklin joint replacement manufacturer Arthrosurface has begun sellin
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<![CDATA[Worcester girls addiction treatment center closes]]> 2019-04-08T11:19:39
Highland Grace House, a Worcester substance abuse treatment center for
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<![CDATA[Industry says 35 nursing homes at risk of closure in 2019]]> 2019-04-04T11:42:08
In recent months, 20 facilities have shuttered, and another 35 could d
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<![CDATA[ReWalk announces $4.25M RDO]]> 2019-04-04T11:39:24
ReWalk Robotics is hoping to raise $4.25 million from institutional in
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<![CDATA[Harrington opens Webster health clinic]]> 2019-04-03T12:54:11
Harrington HealthCare System has opened a physical and occupational th
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<![CDATA[Slow job growth, retirements chill biz confidence]]> 2019-04-03T11:20:59
Confidence levels among Massachusetts employers dipped in March, but r
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<![CDATA[10 Things I Know About ... How to be fit with a busy schedule]]> 2019-04-01T06:00:00
Staying fit is a tough task for the busy professional. Rita Matraia, o
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<![CDATA[Nashoba Valley Medical Center appoints interim head as president]]> 2019-03-29T16:16:03
Korry Dow, the interim president of Nashoba Valley Medical Center in A
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<![CDATA[New proposed FDA regulations could benefit Hologic mammography systems ]]> 2019-03-29T11:16:50
Hologic, a maker of mammography systems, is applauding proposed rule c
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<![CDATA[Technology: Making connections for better health]]> 2019-03-27T16:56:59
Whether technology brings a new approach or replaces a paper-based sys
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<![CDATA[Helping to interpret 23andme]]> 2019-03-27T16:28:17
Dr. Beverly Hay, a clinical genetics and pediatrics specialist at UMas
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<![CDATA[Sexual infections on rise in Worcester, beyond]]> 2019-03-27T16:07:02
Funding cuts to prevention services are one cause for a rise in gonorr
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