WBJournal | Health Care & Insurance http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Health Care & Insurance en-us <![CDATA[Bioresearcher to triple Worcester presence following Ohio merger]]> 2018-12-12T14:27:26
Histo-Scientific Research Laboratories, a research and service provide
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<![CDATA[GVNA hires new COO]]> 2018-12-12T13:42:09
GVNA HealthCare in Gardner has appointed Framingham resident Nancy O'H
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<![CDATA[Mass. residents having trouble accessing behavioral health care, survey shows]]> 2018-12-11T10:26:01
Most adults who sought care for mental health or substance use disorde
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<![CDATA[Hanover Insurance raises dividend 11%]]> 2018-12-10T11:18:05
Hanover Insurance Group has raised its dividend for a 14th consecutive
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<![CDATA[Central Mass. providers take state awards]]> 2018-12-10T10:16:49
Ten Central Massachusetts health offices were awarded in the first pat
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<![CDATA[Health care forum tackles accessibility, affordability]]> 2018-12-07T11:54:09
The Central Massachusetts Health Care Forum on Friday included a keyno
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<![CDATA[UMass Medical School hires new vice chancellor]]> 2018-12-05T14:26:22
UMass Medical School has hired a new vice chancellor for government re
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<![CDATA[Gardner podiatrist charged for illegally prescribing date rape drug]]> 2018-12-04T11:19:21
A Garder podiatrist is being charged along with a Florida man for an a
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<![CDATA[Global trade war has had limited impact in MetroWest]]> 2018-12-03T11:36:34
More than half of MetroWest employers say they've felt no effects from
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<![CDATA[Paid family and medical leave comes to Massachusetts]]> 2018-12-03T06:00:00
What to know about the state's new paid family and medical leave law,
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<![CDATA[Practicing in school]]> 2018-12-03T06:00:00
As a family nurse practitioner and an assistant medical director at Ke
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<![CDATA[Central Mass. agencies partnering in new, familiar ways under MassHealth ]]> 2018-12-03T06:00:00
Reliant Medical Group, Fallon Health and a Worcester-based care partne
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<![CDATA[Efforts underway to help lawyers with job's side effects]]> 2018-12-03T06:00:00
New efforts are being made in Massachusetts to help lawyers with addic
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<![CDATA[Fighting disease with compassion]]> 2018-12-03T06:00:00
Local health officials are working to prevent the spread of infections
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<![CDATA[Vaping policies evolving with rising use]]> 2018-12-03T06:00:00
Teenagers are increasingly smoking electronic cigarettes, surpassing u
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<![CDATA[Worcester home health agency buys Westborough firm]]> 2018-11-29T11:40:43
Prestige Adult Foster Care, a Worcester home health care agency for se
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2018-11-29T11:40:43 /ARTICLE/20181129/NEWS01/181129957
<![CDATA[Movers & Shakers]]> 2018-11-26T06:00:00
Check out the Central Massachusetts businessmen and women to recently
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<![CDATA[Deflating obesity: Allurion hopes its new balloon can help patients with weight loss]]> 2018-11-26T06:00:00
The Elipse Balloon, Allurion's product under development for nearly a
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2018-11-26T06:00:00 /ARTICLE/20181126/PRINTEDITION/311209995 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20181126/PRINTEDITION/311209995/AR/0/AR-311209995.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Opioid shortage: While addiction issues loom, hospitals run short on necessary painkillers]]> 2018-11-26T06:00:00
Hospitals are facing another opioid challenge: They have barely enough
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<![CDATA[Mass. opioid overdoses taking more than five people per day]]> 2018-11-19T11:32:24
More than five people per day died from confirmed or estimated opioid-
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2018-11-19T11:32:24 /ARTICLE/20181119/NEWS01/181119958