UMass Memorial Health Care CEO Eric Dickson called the closure of Plumley Village Health Services

UMass Memorial CEO: Clinic closure part of $50M efficiency plan

Emily Micucci |

A plan to close Plumley Village Health Services on Belmont Street in Worcester is a drop in the bucket as UMass Memorial trims spending, CEO Eric Dickson said Wednesday.

 

Kennedy Community Health Center a leader on LGBTQ equality

Emily Micucci |

The Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, based in Worcester, has been named an industry leader by the Human Rights Campaign.

After Nasdaq woes, RXi pivots to promising cancer treatment field

Livia Gershon |

The Marlborough company is bringing Nobel Prize-winner Craig Mello's work into a burgeoning field of cancer research.

Health News

SJC: Nurse staffing ballot question can go to ballot

State House News Service |

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled Monday that the initiative petition seeking to impose limits on the number of patients a nurse can be assigned to care for at a time can go to voters on the November ballot.

Harvard Pilgrim CEO resigns suddenly

State House News Service |

Eric Schultz, CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, resigned suddenly on Tuesday, apologizing for unspecified "mistakes."

ReWalk system listed as official medical aid in Germany

Zachary Comeau |

Marlborough medical robotic device firm ReWalk Robotics is now validated as a medical aid company in Germany.

Forum discusses workplace addiction amid opioid crisis, pot law changes

Grant Welker |

A public health expert, health commissioner, employment lawyer and others offered insight into how to deal with workplace addiction at an event Tuesday.

AllCare Pharmacy completes $5M, 65K-s-f expansion

Zachary Comeau |

Northborough-based AllCare Plus Pharmacy has completed a $5 million, multi-year expansion project with a new 65,000-square-foot corporate headquarters.

Senate to take up clean energy acceleration

State House News Service |

Utilities would need to ramp up renewable energy purchases, the state could expand its support of offshore wind, and commercial solar endeavors would be freed from restrictions, under legislation the Senate plans to take up.

 
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