Seven Central Mass. area doctors groups made the annual Physician Group Honor Roll put out by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.

Central Mass. docs make Harvard Pilgrim honor roll

Emily Micucci |

Seven Central Massachusetts physician practices have been named to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care's annual Physician Group Honor Roll.


Business groups see Baker assessment as MassHealth bailout tax

State House News Service |

Gov. Charlie Baker's plan to address rising public and private health care costs by capping provider prices and fining employers that don't offer coverage drew a strong rebuke from some in the...

Fairlawn names medical director

Emily Micucci |

Dr. Debra Twehous has been named medical director at Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital in Worcester, the hospital announced Tuesday.

Health News

Bowditch launching new business initiative

In December, Worcester law firm Bowditch & Dewey sold its building at 311 Main St. for $2.8 million to Cliff Rucker, who owns the Worcester Railers Hockey Club and is redeveloping properties around the city, including a hockey rink in the Canal District. The firm then signed an eight-year initial...

CMS: Long-term care hospitalizations declined sharply

Emily Micucci |

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Tuesday reported a dramatic reduction in avoidable hospitalizations of Medicare and Medicaid patients living in long-term care facilities.

Bridge of Central Mass appoints new board members

Emily Micucci |

Worcester human services agency The Bridge of Central Massachusetts announced the election of two new Board members on Wednesday.

Heywood launches bariatric program

Emily Micucci |

Heywood Hospital in Gardner has launched a new bariatric medicine program with the opening of The Heywood Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery.

Solect to install 446 kw array for Medford firm

Savannah Donohue |

Hopkinton solar installer Solect Energy has partnered with a Medford-based specialty food distributor to install a 446-kilowatt solar array on the roof of the distributor's 75,000-square-foot warehouse and office facility.

Report: Mass. among highest in health costs, price disparities

Emily Micucci |

Massachusetts leads the nation in health care costs and price variation among providers, according to a report released on Tuesday.

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