WBJournal | Health Care & Insurance http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Health Care & Insurance en-us <![CDATA[Baker pursuing state, federal drug purchasing reform ]]> 2018-10-18T11:24:50
Gov. Charlie Baker's administration is preparing to roll out a proposa
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<![CDATA[DBR Group in Framingham acquired by Virginia firm]]> 2018-10-16T11:05:21
Framingham employee benefit and consulting firm DBR Group has been acq
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<![CDATA[Experts: Out-of-staters boost Mass. economy]]> 2018-10-16T10:02:09
Economists have long argued that a labor crunch in Massachusetts, punc
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2018-10-16T10:02:09 /ARTICLE/20181016/NEWS01/181019964
<![CDATA[Narrow support among nurses for Question 1 in new poll]]> 2018-10-15T11:43:41
A WBUR poll of 500 registered nurses found 48 percent support Question
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<![CDATA[Businesses should set their own staffing levels ]]> 2018-10-15T06:00:00
On Nov. 6, Massachusetts voters will be tasked with deciding three bal
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<![CDATA[Movers & Shakers]]> 2018-10-15T06:00:00
Thirteen professionals were on the move recently in Central Massachuse
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<![CDATA[A year after launching Epic, UMass Memorial will update its electronic records]]> 2018-10-15T06:00:00
More than a year after its Oct. 1, 2017 rollout of an electronic recor
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<![CDATA[Labor vs. Administration: Ballot pits nurses against hospitals]]> 2018-10-15T06:00:00
Labor-versus-management fights usually take place in a meeting room, o
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<![CDATA[AIM leader to retire after nearly two decades]]> 2018-10-12T11:38:57
Richard Lord, the president and CEO of the Associated Industries of Ma
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2018-10-12T11:38:57 /ARTICLE/20181012/NEWS01/181019977
<![CDATA[UMass Memorial Health Care lays off 17 workers]]> 2018-10-11T16:10:38
UMass Memorial Health Care, facing a multimillion-dollar budget gap, l
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<![CDATA[Boston Scientific sees success in incontinence product testing]]> 2018-10-11T14:54:46
Boston Scientific said Wednesday that testing of a new urinary inconti
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<![CDATA[Alternatives Unlimited, The Bridge of Central Massachusetts rebrand]]> 2018-10-10T14:37:32
Alternatives Unlimited and The Bridge of Central Massachusetts have re
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<![CDATA[State to impose conditions on Beth Israel-Lahey merger]]> 2018-10-10T13:56:40
The Public Health Council voted to impose conditions on a pending merg
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<![CDATA[Health Connector joins with SBA to spread health care information]]> 2018-10-04T11:11:13
The Massachusetts Health Connector agreed to an alliance with a federa
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2018-10-04T11:11:13 /ARTICLE/20181004/NEWS01/181009975
<![CDATA[Worcester, nonprofit get $1.2M to fight opioid addiction]]> 2018-10-04T10:45:41
Worcester has gotten a $745,000 share of U.S. Department of Justice fu
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<![CDATA[State: Mandated nurse ratios would add up to $949M to annual hospital costs]]> 2018-10-03T11:39:37
If a statewide ballot question passes in November mandating certain nu
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<![CDATA[Since its Leominster move, AIS profits up 20% with 175 new jobs]]> 2018-10-02T12:16:41
Leominster manufacturer of office furniture AIS is sponsoring an exhib
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<![CDATA[AdCare Hospital adds new CFO]]> 2018-09-26T15:23:10
Worcester's AdCare Hospital has appointed a new CFO in Marcella Rivard
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2018-09-26T15:23:10 /ARTICLE/20180926/NEWS01/180929959 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180926/NEWS01/180929959/AR/0/AR-180929959.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Mass. voters divided on nurse staffing ballot question]]> 2018-09-26T14:27:59
Massachusetts voters are split over a ballot question limiting how man
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2018-09-26T14:27:59 /ARTICLE/20180926/NEWS01/180929960
<![CDATA[UMass Memorial forms opioid task force, names chief opioid officer]]> 2018-09-26T14:06:41
UMass Memorial Health Care has created an opioid task force to collect
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