“I’m not sure if it’s a gender thing or color, because I present with both issues … There aren’t many women in surgery, never mind women of color in surgery. … I’m the first of a whole host of things.”
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The Light on Radio: Jack Spillane talks PCB pollution, housing issues, city employee health care and more on WBSM
Jack Spillane joins Jim Phillips on WBSM’s Townsquare Sunday on June 12, 2022, to discuss the Light’s one-year anniversary, as well as Jack’s columns on PCB pollution in the Acushnet […]
New Bedford City Council ignores effect of health care costs on city budget
Mitchell as far back as 2018 supplied the council with facts and figures about the alleged benefits of the health care plan, including that in the first few years of accepting the state law, Fall River saved $3.7 million; Dartmouth $511,000; Fairhaven $540,000; and Acushnet $190,000.
South Coast residents struggle to get health care, insurance
On health insurance, the report finds that most Massachusetts residents (93.3 percent) had continuous coverage throughout the past year. But the percentage was lowest, 89.4 percent, in the South Coast region. That translates to around 36,200 South Coast residents without continuous coverage.
Southcoast Health trustees name acting CEO Kruger to official role
Dr. Ray Kruger’s “willingness to step in to lead the Southcoast system, the organization he has served faithfully for more than 30 years, has allowed us to move forward with confidence that he will continue to steer us through the challenges ahead,” trustees wrote.