Entrepreneurs team up to open data center Group raises $1m for Cambridge facility

Some of Massachusetts’ most ­successful tech entrepreneurs have raised $1 million to open a computing center on Thursday in Cambridge to ensure the region remains a hotbed of research on the s

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Boston preps big kickoff for big data hub

The push to make Boston the de facto

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16 MassChallenge startups take home prize money; 4 win $100K

Boston startup accelerator MassChallenge on Tuesday named 16 startups as cash prize winners for the 2012 competition, with the companies sharing $1 million in total and four winning the grand prize of $100,000. 

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Manufacturing Report on NECN's DC Dialogue

Pamela Goldberg, CEO of Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, appeared on NECN's DC Dialogue to discuss the release of "Staying Power II," a new report on Massachusetts manufacturing.

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The ‘Alternative Quality Contract,’ Based On A Global Budget, Lowered Medical Spending And Improved Quality

JULY 12, 2012 - Seven provider organizations in Massachusetts entered the Blue Cross Blue Shield Alternative Quality Contract in 2009, followed by four more organizations in 2010.

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Global Payment Shows Promise As Consumers Wait For Savings

JULY 12, 2012 - BOSTON - Hospitals, doctors and insurers in Massachusetts are moving at a rapid pace into what are known as global payments, or sometimes global budgets. A study published online in the journal Health Affairs says there are signs that moving doctors into a global budget is good for patients, but the change isn’t saving consumers any money yet.

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4,789 Providers In Massachusetts Receive $173,544,908 Under EHR Incentive Programs

JUNE 19, 2012 - More than 100,000 health care providers have been paid under the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs.

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MDPHnet Approved for Query Health Pilot

JUNE 19, 2012 - The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) has recently approved the MDPHnet project (Massachusetts Department of Public Health Network) as a Query Health Pilot.

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Murray, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Announce Multi-National Research Study on Pre-Malignant Lesions in Throat Patients

JUNE 19, 2012 - BOSTON, MA - Senate President Therese Murray (D-Plymouth), Massachusetts Life Sciences Center President and CEO Dr. Susan Windham-Bannister, and Dr. Ramon Franco of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary announced a multi-national research study to develop non-invasive procedures to detect pre-malignant lesions. Finland, Northern Ireland and Catalonia have also made commitments to be part of the study.

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