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PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) recently announced the appointment of Anthony M. DePasquale Jr. as operations manager for Radiology….
NORTHAMPTON — A new medical practice featuring family practice physicians and obstetrician gynecologists opened recently at 10 Turkey Hill Road….
An odd thing happens at Angel Booths. An inspiring thing. Brightside for Families and Children, the Holyoke-based child welfare….
Dr. Howard G. Trietsch won’t be delivering any babies after Jan. 1. The 15-year veteran, who has delivered thousands….
Ron Hollander calls it a “tidal wave.” He was referring to the projected deficits in the state’s Uncompensated Care….
The new year brings a significant change to two Massachusetts health maintenance organizations, which have teamed up to market each….
SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Ob/Gyn Group Inc. announced that three physicians will be joining the practice on Jan. 1. Drs…..
For some time now, health care groups have been sounding the alarm about skyrocketing professional liability insurance costs and their….
Imagine a debilitating disease for which there are effective treatments. Imagine that this treatable disease costs society $110 billion a….
Administrator Says Mentors Will Create Environment Of Learning And Support To those in the industry, they’re known as “clin-specs.” ….
Jef Sharp can track the progress of computers in dental offices. To him, it presents an obvious opportunity. Sharp,….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center has announced the addition of two new physicians to the Mercy Internal Medicine Service (MIMS)…..
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center announced the addition of Charles A. Sommer, M.D., to its staff of physicians. He began….
SPRINGFIELD — Susan McAvoy, a staff physical therapist assistant and clinical instructor at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, was recently….
Baystate Health System Is Adding 30 Beds To Ease Ongoing Capacity Crunch For the past several years, Baystate Medical Center….
GREENFIELD — Baystate Health System recently honored seven employees for their dedication to safety. Initiated in 1993, the President’s….
PITTSFIELD — The Diabetes Education program at Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) has been certified by the American Diabetes Assoc. (ADA),….
Health care, one of the most vital engines in the state’s economy, is leaking some oil and is now in….
This Is A Problem We Can’t Take Our Eyes Off’ Hospitals, Schools Report Some Progress In Fight To Ease Nursing Shortage
Inroads. Sharon Smith says that’s what area colleges and health care providers have made in their efforts to ease an….
When asked what role the new biomedical research center in Springfield would take in the developing field of biotechnology —….
For addicts who have spent many years of their lives leaning on drugs and alcohol as a crutch — as….
John Morello had dreams of being an actor, but eventually he tired of speaking other people’s words. He remedied….
Plenty of Baby Boomers and Gen Xers spent time during their childhoods with physical or speech therapists. Their memories….
Losing weight and getting fit are generally the result of balancing the correct amount of exercise with proper calorie intake…..
A Stocking Stuffed With Questions Legislative Inaction On Medicare Cap Angers Physical Therapy Advocates
The failure of the U.S. Congress to repeal a $1,500 cap on Medicare rehabilitation services before adjourning for the holidays….
Is Your Attorney On Your Team? Unfortunately, Many Doctors Don’t Seek Legal Advice Until It’s Too Late
The delivery of quality health care requires doctors to be on the cutting edge of clinical developments, research, and technology….
HOLYOKE — Brenda Loguidice, RN, of Agawam, has been named nurse manager of Peri-operative Services at Holyoke Hospital. Loguidice….
SPRINGFIELD — Using state-of-the-art equipment, American International College Professors Patrick Carley and Sue Davis measured weight distribution of students at….
BY JOSEPH BEDNAR An odd thing happens at Angel Booths. An inspiring thing. Brightside for Families and Children, the Holyoke-based….
BY GEORGE O’BRIEN Dr. Howard G. Trietsch won’t be delivering any babies after Jan. 1. The 15-year veteran, who has….