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Sep 11, 2014, 10:09 ET

Coalition of Health Providers Seeks Rejection of Partners Settlement

A coalition of nonprofit hospitals and physician groups is urging a Suffolk Superior Court judge to reject a proposed settlement between the...

Jun 11, 2014, 07:00 ET

Broad Coalition Forms in Response to Proposed Partners-AG Agreement

 Healthcare providers across Massachusetts including Atrius Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Cambridge Health Alliance, Lahey...

Apr 14, 2014, 13:40 ET

Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital announce formation of new health care system

Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital today announced plans to form a new health system. Designed as an alternative model, this new...

Apr 03, 2014, 13:00 ET

Michael Wagner, MD, FACP named President and Chief Executive Officer of Tufts Medical Center in permanent capacity

The Tufts Medical Center Board of Trustees announced today that it has voted unanimously to appoint Michael Wagner, MD, FACP as President and CEO...

Apr 25, 2013, 16:31 ET

National leader in quality and patient safety tapped as Tufts Medical Center's new Chief Medical Officer

 Tufts Medical Center has appointed Saul N. Weingart, MD, PhD of Newton, Mass. as its next Chief Medical Officer.  Weingart is a...

Apr 20, 2013, 13:51 ET

Statement from Edward Donohue, brother of Richard Donohue Jr., injured MBTA officer

Dic still has a long road to go before we can safely say he has made it out of the woods. We are proud of his actions and extremely grateful for...

Apr 20, 2013, 09:38 ET

Statement from Richard Donohue Jr.'s Family

We thank the people of Boston and the nation for the prayers and support they are sending to Richard and to our family. Please continue to pray for...

Sep 18, 2012, 16:00 ET

Tufts Medical Center, Vanguard Health Systems and New England Quality Care Alliance to create new health system

Joint venture will expand services to patients, physicians and hospitals Tufts Medical Center, Vanguard Health Systems and  the New...

Sep 04, 2012, 09:00 ET

Tufts Medical Center Announces Inaugural INNOVATION Day: Innovating a Path to Market

Day to highlight innovative technologies and products being developed across Tufts Medical Center's research enterprise Tufts Medical Center...

Aug 31, 2012, 12:21 ET

CMS awards $88.5M loan to Massachusetts for new health insurance model: Minuteman Health

Tufts Medical Center, New England Quality Care Alliance and Vanguard Health Systems sponsor important initiative for Massachusetts Tufts...

Jul 09, 2012, 12:12 ET

Newman-Lakka Institute for Personalized Cancer Care at Floating Hospital for Children to accelerate the development of targeted cancer therapies

$2.5 million gift to establish new treatment center A significant gift to Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center will...

Nov 17, 2011, 18:47 ET

Joint Statement from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Tufts Medical Center and New England Quality Care Alliance

Tufts Medical Center, its community physician network and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts are committed to reaching agreement on a new...

Nov 15, 2011, 13:56 ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Walks Away From Negotiations with Tufts MC and 1,500 Community Physicians

BCBS's actions could disrupt care for thousands of patients across the Bay State Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children...

Jul 22, 2011, 11:29 ET

Tufts Medical Center Names Eric Beyer as New President and CEO

Seasoned leader from region's most successful physicians' networks assumes presidency of nationally-renowned academic medical institution Tufts...

May 06, 2011, 03:57 ET

Strike Averted as Tufts Medical Center Reaches Tentative Deal With MNA/NNU

Tufts Medical Center announced this morning it has reached a tentative 18-month contract extension agreement with the Massachusetts Nurses...

Apr 25, 2011, 22:27 ET

Tufts Medical Center Committed to Providing High Quality Care Despite MNA/NNU Call for Strike Beginning May 6

Tufts Medical Center today reiterated its commitment to providing high quality care to patients following notification by the Massachusetts Nurses...

Apr 15, 2011, 00:12 ET

MNA/NNU Strike Authorization Vote Puts National Political Agenda Ahead of Patient Care at Tufts Medical Center

Tufts MC Nurses Report Intimidating Voting Conditions; Balloting Not Secret Tufts Medical Center today condemned a strike authorization vote by...

Apr 11, 2011, 13:27 ET

Tufts Medical Center Condemns MNA/NNU Call for Strike Vote

Tufts Medical Center Committed to Continuing High Quality Care Should Nurses Walk Out Tufts Medical Center today condemned a move by the...

Mar 29, 2011, 15:43 ET

Tufts Medical Center Prepares as MNA Offers No New Proposals, Stalls Negotiations

Medical Center announces provisions to ensure uninterrupted patient care MNA continues to insist on $32 million staffing plan Tufts Medical...

Mar 28, 2011, 07:00 ET

Tufts Medical Center Calls on MNA/NNU to Stop Undermining Negotiation Sessions

Tufts Medical Center today called on the Massachusetts Nurses Association and its parent union National Nurses United to stop undermining...