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    1. Cost of health care, not a lack of competition, driving up costs of coverage, Mass. insurers maintain | Massachusetts Local News - MassLive.com

      Local health insurers said the cost of care, not a lack of competition among insurers or a thirst for profits, is driving up the cost of health care coverage. “It’s higher than last year because medical costs have gone up since last year,” said Peter F. Straley, president and CEO of Springfield-based Health New England.
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    2. Marox Corp. Brings Surgical Precision to Medical Manufacturing

      Marox Corp. Brings Surgical Precision to Medical Manufacturing
      “Surgeons like it because they can see,” said Rosenkranz, Marox’s vice president of sales and marketing. “There are usually three titanium markers we assemble into PEEK, and on an X-ray they show up as three dots, showing surgeons how the implant is positioned.”
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    3. Mass. health insurers say government efforts to limit increases in premiums won't address cost of care | Massachusetts Local News - MassLive.com

      Mass. health insurers say government efforts to limit increases in premiums won't address cost of care | Massachusetts Local News - MassLive.com
      Peter F. Straley, president and chief executive officer for Springfield-based Health New England, said the only solution is to reform health-insurance markets and reform the way health care is provided by hospitals and physicians. “Then people need to reform their own behaviors about their health,” Straley said. “If you just pick one of those things, it’s not going to work.”
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    4. LifeImage and EMC Planning New Cloud Storage Service for Medical Data

      LifeImage and EMC Planning New Cloud Storage Service for Medical Data
      There are now 20 hospitals or healthcare provider organizations that have either signed on to adopt the startup’s software or are about to sign on, including Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA, MGH, and Continuum Health Partners in New York. (We covered the economic argument for the lila software in our initial story about LifeImage last year.)
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    5. Health insurer Health New England ranked 8th in nation by U.S. News & World Report | Business - MassLive.com - - MassLive.com

      Health insurer Health New England ranked 8th in nation by U.S. News & World Report | Business - MassLive.com - - MassLive.com
      For the third year in a row, U.S. News & World Report ranked Health New England among the top commercial health plans in the nation. This year, Health New England ranked eighth – one of a half dozen plans in the six-state region that made the top 10.
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    6. Hospital, colleges show faith in Springfield with construction projects | Business - MassLive.com - - MassLive.com

      The year 2009 was a busy one in Springfield for new construction by our business community and the federal and local governments. The construction has created hundreds of employment opportunities for Greater Springfield residents.
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    7. Baystate Health system addressing costs of health care

      Baystate Health system addressing costs of health care
      Construction continues on time and on budget on Baystate Medical Center’s $250 million building project, scheduled for a 2012 opening to meet the growing needs of our communities. This is the largest economic development initiative in Western Massachusetts, currently supporting more than 300 construction jobs, with an additional 550 permanent jobs at Baystate with an estimated payroll of $25 million, when completed.
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    8. Sisters of Providence Health System and Mercy Medical Center embark on new health-care initiatives | Business - MassLive.com - - MassLive.com

      Sisters of Providence Health System and Mercy Medical Center embark on new health-care initiatives | Business - MassLive.com - - MassLive.com
      The Sisters of Providence Health System remains committed to treating each person with dignity, compassion and clinical excellence, and doing so in a value-driven manner that is efficient and effective for our community.
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    9. Baystate Medical Center building $251 million 'Hospital of the Future' in Springfield | Breaking News - MassLive.com -

      Baystate Medical Center building $251 million 'Hospital of the Future' in Springfield | Breaking News - MassLive.com -
      There were 150 construction workers on the site this week, according to Hunter. In a few months that number will rise to as many as 450 construction workers, half of them from within 30 miles of the job site. When completed, the “Hospital of the Future” will have 550 permanent jobs with an estimated payroll of $25 million.
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    10. Outlook 2010: Job growth awaits return of spending, confidence | Business - MassLive.com - - MassLive.com

      Outlook 2010: Job growth awaits return of spending, confidence | Business - MassLive.com - - MassLive.com
      "The worst of this downturn may be behind us, but there is a long road in front of us to recover and that recovery may be slower than we would like," said Michael D. Goodman, former director of economics and public policy at the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute in Hadley and now a professor of public policy at UMass-Dartmouth. "Consumers and households have really been whacked hard. That has an impact on demand for a wide variety of goods."
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    11. Nanotechnology may spark next New England manufacturing revolution

      The tiny parts used in nanotechnology-based manufacturing have the potential to bring a big boost in jobs to the Bay State, sparking a manufacturing renaissance that brings to mind the heyday of the textile industry.
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