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WSKB to Broadcast from Baystate Noble to Promote Toy & Food Drive
Baystate Noble Hospital Announces Destruction of Medical Records
January ‘Look Good…Feel Better’ Program to Be Held in Ware
AMA Calls for Ban on Direct-to-consumer Advertising of Drugs, Devices
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  • Current Issues (NOV 2015)

    The Big Disconnect – What’s Next for Electronic Health Records?

    The goals of electronic health records are easily understood. The path to get there … well, that’s a bit thornier…..

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    Protecting Children’s Health Is Critical

    Children today face many risks to their health and safety; some were nonexistent just a decade ago, others have persisted….

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    We Need to Help, Not Hurt, Patients

    D octors often wrestle with dilemmas. The profession has tried to establish ethical guidelines for resuscitation and end-of-life care following….

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    A Showcase for Business – Fifth Edition of the Expo Set for Nov. 4 in Springfield

    T he final countdown is underway. Indeed, the fifth annual Western Mass. Business Expo, produced by HCN and BusinessWest, is….

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    Expo Looks to Build Momentum for Manufacturing

    One of those tags will require just a single word: ‘Oscar.’ That’s the name given to the robot created by….

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    Fitness & Nutrition Critical Juncture – Attain’s Bridge Program Helps People Transition from PT to Exercise

    People who have had surgery or injure themselves often don’t know what to do when their physical-therapy sessions end. They….

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    Practicing What They Preach – Dowd Agency’s Wellness Program Inspires Healthy Habits

    On June 1, Karen Drudi completed her first five-kilometer run. It was her 55th birthday, and she took third place….

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    The Eight-glasses Rule – How Much Water Should We Really Drink Daily?

    Confused over the latest attempt to debunk a popular health myth about the need to drink eight glasses of water….

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    Passing the Test – Two Approaches to Treating Childhood Obesity Appear Effective

    A Mass General Hospital for Children (MGHfC) study comparing two protocols for the treatment of childhood obesity finds that both….

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    Food for Thought – Calorie Restriction May Lower Risk Factors for Age-related Diseases

    A study supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provides some of the first clues about the impact of….

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    Ask the Doctor – Deciphering Diabetes, Changes in Diet Can Help Prevent This Common Disease

    Q. I received a phone call from my primary-care physician, who sent me for some routine blood tests after my….

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    Career Pulse – Nov 2015

    Mazza, Wright Honored by HMC HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center (HMC) honored surgeon Dr. Samuel Mazza and civic leader Angela….

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    A 2015 Meaningful-use Update – The Rules Continue to Change, and Practices Must Adjust

    Ever since the HITECH provision of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 helped provide the outline for meaningful….

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    Poll Finds One-quarter of Seniors Have Healthcare Cost Concerns

    BOSTON — A poll conducted by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation and Harvard T.H. Chan School of….

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    Cooley Dickinson Issues Grants for Community Health Projects

    NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Health Care awarded a total of $15,000 in grants to help local communities understand how they….

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    UMass Medical School, UConn Health Center Partnership Awarded $29.2M in Funding

    WORCESTER — UMass Medical School, in partnership with UConn Health Center, created one of the 39 healthcare collaborative networks selected….

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    Baystate Noble Hospital Receives Money from State

    WESTFIELD — Baystate Noble Hospital was recently awarded $150,000 from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to enhance Baystate Noble’s entrance and….

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    Campaign Educates Women about Pelvic-floor Disorders

    SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center will host an educational event as part of a public awareness campaign to help women….

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    Porchlight Contracts with Highland Valley Elder Services

    LEE — Porchlight VNA/Home Care recently began a new partnership with Highland Valley Elder Services for fiscal years 2016-18. The….

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    BMC Named First Member of New Dana-Farber/

    BOSTON — Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital recently announced they have named Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) Cancer….

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    Three Berkshire Healthcare Communities Recognized

    WESTERN MASS. — With top national scores, Charlene Manor Extended Care Facility in Greenfield, Linda Manor Extended Care Facility in….

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    Three Complete Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice Residency Program

    NORTHAMPTON — On Sept. 30, the members of the first graduating class of the Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice Cross….

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    Baystate Again Named Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence

    SPRINGFIELD — For a third consecutive time, Baystate Medical Center has achieved Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center….

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    EANE Issues Findings of 2015 Insurance & Benefits Survey

    AGAWAM — The Employers Assoc. of the NorthEast (EANE) announced its findings from the 2015 Insurance & Benefits Survey, conducted….

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    Holyoke Health Center Renovation Expands Imaging, Lab Space

    HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center (HMC) has announced the opening of newly renovated space at Holyoke Health Center (HHC), located….

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