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

Column: State insurance plan gives choices to small businesses, workers

Audrey Gasteier |

Massachusetts has made health care more accessible and affordable, but still needs to make it easier and less costly for the smallest businesses to offer coverage to employees.

Column: Quality is top priority, but affordability is right behind

Tarek Elsawy |

Focusing on the cost of something as critical as health care may feel unseemly, but cost matters, especially in this age of high-deductible health plans and strained state budgets.

Versatile launches healthcare IT arm as health goes digital

Grant Welker |

Versatile, a Marlborough IT company, has launched a health care arm as information technology belatedly a major presence in the health field.

For the underserved, primary care landscape is changing

Livia Gershon |

An increasing amount of primary care is being provided by agencies set up specifically with low-income and marginalized people in mind: federally qualified community health centers.

UMass Memorial Health Care marks 20 years

Grant Welker |

UMass Medical Center and Memorial Hospital merged two decades ago, wanting to keep local control and changing health care in the region.

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.

 
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