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.

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Biostage names Chinese health care executive to board

Biostage has named another Chinese executive to its board of directors as it seeks to remake itself and explore new markets in different parts of the world.

UMass Memorial gets $110M bond for surgical, ER expansions

Grant Welker |

UMass Memorial Health Care has received a $110-million bond to improve its two Worcester hospital campuses and its Leominster hospital.

Former Patriot Bruschi gets behind stroke, tobacco bills

State House News Service |

Former Patriot Tedy Bruschi is putting his shoulder into legislation that would help others access the same sort of care he received when he suffered a stroke during his playing career.

House speaker puts pressure on new health care bill

State House News Service |

For consumers, voters and industry insiders wondering when the House will pass a major health care bill, the latest timeline from Speaker Robert DeLeo's office is "this session."

Mass. opioid death toll down 5% over last year

State House News Service |

At least 201 Massachusetts residents died of opioid overdoses in the first three months of 2018, but the death toll for the quarter could rise to more than 500.

New plan calls for increasing opioid treatment access

State House News Service |

A multi-pronged initiative Neighborhood Health Plan announced Friday aims to reduce the number of opioid overdose deaths by increasing access to treatment.

 
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