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UMass EMTs plan rally next Tuesday

UMass Memorial Health Care emergency medical technicians are organizing a rally at UMass Memorial Medical Center on Oct. 24 to voice their concerns.

Zubretsky, the interim CEO

The Hanover Insurance Group's announcement last week of the departure of President and CEO Joseph Zubretsky comes as a bit of a surprise.

Businesses save on insurance by keeping employees healthy

Emily Micucci |

Wellness benefits in the workplace are going beyond lunchtime yoga classes and healthy snacks in the breakroom.

Hanover CEO to exit after 16 months

Brad Kane| Zachary Comeau |

Analysts don't expect a sale. Rather, CEO Joseph Zubretsky got an opportunity he couldn't pass up, analysts say.

Worcester EMTs may picket

Emily Micucci |

Unionized emergency medical technicians who work for UMass Memorial Health Care may picket as they spar with the system over wages.

Worcester health agency owner arrested over MassHealth fraud

Emily Micucci |

Hellen Kiago, a 47-year-old Sturbridge resident, was arrested on Wednesday morning for allegedly stealing about $2.7 million from the MassHealth system, Attorney General Maura Healey's office said.

Addiction treatment to be added to social work education in Mass.

State House News Service |

Students at the nine social work schools in Massachusetts will learn about preventing and treating substance misuse.

Pay gap creating crisis in human services sector, agencies say

State House News Service |

After the signing of a law calling for equal pay across gender lines, human services agencies are asking legislators for help closing a different sort of pay gap.

UMass Medical School gets $10M for rare-disease research

Grant Welker |

The UMass Medical School received a $10-million donation for the study of rare diseases such as ALS, cystic fibrosis and Huntington's.

Zubretsky out as Hanover CEO

Brad Kane |

The Hanover Insurance Group late Tuesday announced Joseph Zubretsky is resigning from his position as its president and CEO, accepting a position at a California healthcare company.

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