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Harvard Pilgrim adds CMIPA to Medicare network

Emily Micucci |

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care has added the Central Massachusetts Independent Physicians Association (CMIPA) to its Medicare Advantage physician network.

Amedisys to acquire Tenet home health business

Emily Micucci |

Louisiana-based Amedisys Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire Tenet Healthcare's home health and hospice operations in Massachusetts.

Integrity of blind trials faces complications in hashtag era

State House News Service |

In double-blind clinical trials for pharmaceutical drugs, communication available through social media platforms carries the risk of lifting the veil put in place by researchers.

Fallon Health reports $20M annual loss

Grant Welker |

Worcester health insurance company Fallon Health lost $20 million last year on $1.2 billion in revenue, recording its second consecutive annual loss.

Hanover reorganizing under new CEO

Grant Welker |

Hanover Insurance Group unveiled its new CEO's strategy last week, including combining several divisions, expanding its specialty business and forming a new unit.

Truven: UMass Memorial tops in cardiovascular care

UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester was named one of the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S. by Truven Health Analytics.

Reliant expands Spencer practice

Worcester-based Reliant Medical Group has hired Dr. Eric Lupoli to its Department of Internal Medicine in Spencer.

Harrington fundraiser to feature Paula Poundstone

Emily Micucci |

Emmy award-winning comedian Paula Poundstone will perform a comedy show on April 1 in Southbridge.

Arch Therapeutics to make $6M stock offering

Framingham biotechnology company Arch Therapeutics is selling an estimated $6.1 million worth of shares, in part to pay back the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center for funding.

Fallon CEO talks scenario planning for Trump's changes

With nearly a year under his belt, Fallon Health CEO Richard Burke is working to return the nonprofit insurer to a positive financial margin while preparing for changes in health care.

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