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When SARS first showed up in Massachusetts late in March, anxiousresidents watched doctors address the issue on TV. Then….
It’s all about peace of mind. That’s the feeling of backers of a recently introduced bill that would mandate….
The story of Botox just got a new wrinkle. While Botox — or botulinium toxin — has become popular….
“When you look back at the history of home health care, you find it reaches back to Florence Nightingale,” said….
Glance at a map showing the geographic distribution of biotechnology employment in the Bay State, as measured by the Mass…..
Strategies to combat the national nursing shortage in the long term must begin on the nursing-school level. And, to be….
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) required all health care providers to be in compliance with its privacy….
PALMER — Thanks to a $35,000 donation from Country Bank, a new and improved nurses’ station has been built in….
Amanda Hopkins-Alexiadis described it as “new territory.” She was referring to pending changes at the alcohol and drug detoxification….
More than 1,000 physicians, nurses, and patients, gathered in one place, can make a strong statement. And that statement….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Health Systems (BHS) recently announced the appointment of four new members of its Board of Trustees. The….
Among the most important concerns of an injured worker is to receive quality medical care for an injury or illness….
Breathing through a mask that covers her small face, the little girl slips into a state of unconsciousness. Her mother….
According to recent findings by the state Department of Public Health, Springfield has the highest rate of obesity in the….
The causes of America’s growing weight problem are many and well-documented. Solutions are equally numerous — although people don’t always….
Complaints from health care providers about insufficient funding are nothing new, and they can be heard across the spectrum of….
S.No. Facility DirectorDescription of Services1 Capuano Home Health Care Inc.200 North Main St., East Longmeadow, MA 01028 (413) 746-0077 Maria….
It began when he started touching Laura, an OR nurse, on the shoulder and back. The harassment quickly escalated. While….
MAHP Outlines A Crisis In Health Care Report Claims That Affordability Is The Most Pressing Issue Facing The Medical Field
BOSTON — With rapidly rising health care costs placing tremendous strain on employers and consumers, and with the state considering….
Maureen Avery Baystate Medical Center Springfield Position: Cardiac Shortstay RN Education: Holyoke Hospital School of Nursing, diploma; American International….
SPRINGFIELD — Women seeking permanent birth control now have a new, non-invasive option that was recently approved by the U.S…..
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), a national sponsor of the recent ‘Cover the Uninsured Week,’ is committed to getting….
When Holyoke Hospital joined 200 hospitals and other health care agencies throughout North America in the Improvement Action Network (IMPACT),….
PITTSFIELD — George T. Smith has been named recipient of the 2003 C. Bernard and Irene Shea Community Service Award,….
SPRINGFIELD — Through its academic program in biotechnology, Springfield Technical Community College has joined the BEACON Alliance (Biomedical Engineering Alliance….
GREENFIELD — Linda A. West, M.S./M.B.A., R.N., has joined Franklin Medical Center as nurse manager of Women and Children’s Services…..