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MA Broadband Ranked 2nd Best in the Nation

More tech startups may be headed for the Bay State after the Commonwealth's broadband service and infrastructure was ranked the 2nd best in the country in a new study by TechNet, a national, bipartisan network of technology CEOs.

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Patrick Seeks $1.2 Billion to Continue State's Technology Investments

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JUNE 11, 2013…….A top Patrick administration official urged lawmakers Tuesday to approve more than $1.2 billion in new capital spending, saying technology upgrades will help the state better manage government services and make them more easily accessible while closing the digital divide in western Massachusetts and enable compliance with the Affordable Care Act.

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New Accelerator Aims to Boost ‘Made in Mass.’ Products that Support Re-opening

WESTBOROUGH, MA – The Innovation Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative and Lever have announced the second COVID-19 Intrapreneur Challenge to identify and mentor innovative Massachusetts companies interested in developing a product or service to support Phase 2 of the state’s re-opening. The Intrapreneur Challenge is a five-part business accelerator program that aims to activate, connect, and focus Massachusetts companies as they pivot production capabilities to meet the emerging needs of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Health Data Network Could Follow Central Mass. Project

JUNE 10, 2012 - WORCESTER - When a hospital sends a patient to a nursing home or rehab hospital, or vice versa, staff on the receiving end often find themselves calling the sender for patient records that never made the trip.

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Q&A: MeHI director looks at Massachusetts' HIE road ahead

Massachusetts health officials are calling the HIE a highway (managed by MeHI) — hinting at its public service mission, as one of several tools the state hopes will help control healthcare spending, and at the public investment its received from the federal government.

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Tech Firms Call for Mandatory Computer Classes

Executives from Google Inc., Microsoft Corp., and other leading firms want to require all Massachusetts public schools to teach computer science, so local tech companies don’t have to rely on foreign workers to fill future programming and engineering jobs.

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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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Massachusetts ranks No. 2 in broadband adoption

Massachusetts was ranked second on the top 10 list of states leading the charge in broadband adoption, according to the 2012 State Broadband Index conducted by TechNet.  Massachusetts jumped from number 13 to 2 on the list since the last time TechNet came out with the index, in 2003.

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PRESS RELEASE: Speaker DeLeo Hosts Panel Discussion with the MassTech Intern Partnership

Event highlights House’s commitment to workforce development and local businesses.

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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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