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Despite budget strictures, Cambridge Health Alliance will spend $2.1 million for equipment and renovations allowing doctors to perform more potentially lucrative procedures.
Trustees of money-losing Cambridge Health Alliance are meeting today to hear eagerly awaited advice from a consultant on how the health care system can improve its finances. Although the Alliance is part of Cambridge city government and gets city funds, neither the meeting nor the consultant’s report will be public.
It took more than two years, but the Cambridge Housing Authority and its union maintenance workers have agreed to a three-year contract that gives employees 2 percent raises each year but also gives the authority more authority over staffing and other work rules as it copes with shrinking federal aid.