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An aerial view of the project, which would take place in a busy part of downtown Boston next to the Beacon Hill neighborhood.

Here’s a look at what MGH has planned for downtown

Massachusetts General Hospital is moving forward with a $1.9 billion building project that could reshape a busy stretch of downtown Boston. Here’s a glimpse of what that might look like.

A view of the new building at Cambridge and North Grove streets.

MGH pushes ahead with nearly $2 billion expansion

Two new buildings on Cambridge Street would have hundreds of private rooms for patients, and the project would improve a busy commuter corridor in downtown Boston while potentially serving as a key cog in the linking of the MBTA's Red and Blue lines.

Larry Edelman
Greg Austin worked with client Jordan Caira at the Inclusive Fitness in West Roxbury.

At this gym, ‘There’s no such thing as an autism-specific exercise’

Inclusive Fitness in West Roxbury is designed to lower the barriers to fitness for people with neurological differences.

Cohere Health's digital platform.

Cohere Health raises $36 million to accelerate push to digitize health care processes

The company works with heath insurers and physicians to speed up the prior authorization process, by which a physician may have to request approval by fax or phone for drugs or treatments before an insurer will agree to cover the cost.

Larry Edelman
Dr. Anne Klibanski, the CEO of Mass General Brigham, says that in the search for heads of the company's two main hospitals she is looking for "a wise and steady leader" with a commitment to "move us into the future."

At Mass General and the Brigham, picking outsiders as presidents may be the best way to end old rivalries

The corporate brass at Mass General Brigham have a rare opportunity to put executives at the top of each hospital as they push the rivals to work together in ways they long resisted.

Fallon Health to leave commercial insurance market

Instead, it will offer coverage for seniors on Medicare, low-income individuals on Medicaid, and people who qualify for subsidized coverage through the state Health Connector.

South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.

After exploring merger options, South Shore Health will stay independent

The decision marks a strategic shift for the organization, which under previous leaders unsuccessfully pursued deals with two larger Massachusetts health systems.

The Mass General Brigham offices in Somerville. More than 25 years after Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s hospitals joined forces to boost their clout with penny-pinching HMOs, trustees and executives are making their most sweeping attempt yet to set aside old rivalries and work as a unified health care system.

At Mass General Brigham, a sweeping effort to unify hospitals and shed old rivalries

Executives say greater cooperation is necessary to stay relevant in a dynamic and competitive health care industry. But the aggressive push to integrate is stirring tensions and sowing discontent among doctors and hospital leaders.