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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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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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Massachusetts to Host US-EU Conference on Connected Health in October

JUNE 19, 2012 - BOSTON, MA - Senate President Therese Murray (D-Plymouth) announced today that the European Commission has selected Massachusetts to hold an October conference on the US-EU Memorandum of Understanding on eHealth.

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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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Computer Programming Events Sweep across MA

Boston, MA - In celebration of Computer Science Education Week, over 100 international partners have come together to promote “Hour of Code”, activities which will provide students with a brief introduction to computer science. The activities are designed to "demystify coding" and show students that anyone can learn the basics of computer programming and become a creator of technology, not just a user.

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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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More angels in Mass.Outfield

That tired notion about having to go westward to find startup cash?

That’s so last decade.

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Governor Patrick Meets with Local Innovators to Discuss Ways to Boost Regional Entrepreneurship Initiatives

LOWELL – Tuesday, February 4, 2014 –Governor Deval Patrick today met with area innovators to discuss the Administration’s dedication to fostering the innovation economy and entrepreneurship opportunities across the Commonwealth. The roundtable discussion was held at the Merrimack Valley Sandbox, a Lowell-based non-profit which works to spur entrepreneurship and innovation in the cities of Lowell, Lawrence and beyond.

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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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