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When asked whether it’s more difficult to recruit employees to Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield than to a facility in,….
Frank Claudio says he likes to build things. He had many opportunities to do so as a design engineer for….
Allergy sufferers just can’t win. Spring is supposed to be the high-pollen season, and it’s hard not to miss….
SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Medical Center was named as a “distinguished performer” in the Premier Award for Quality program, a national….
SPRINGFIELD — In the midst of a merger that brought 80 staff members and more than 300 clients to its….
EAST LONGMEADOW — Insurance representative Jeffrey Reilly was recently honored by GE Financial Advisors as one of the company’s top….
NORTHAMPTON — Elvira A. Loncto, BSN, MSN, nurse manager of the inpatient acute psychiatric unit at the Northampton VA Medical….
Chalk one up for the pharmacies. After a year in which pharmacy chains threatened to leave the Medicaid program….
The looming crisis in nursing workforce is not news. For the past three years there has been a steady litany….
SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Technical Community College recently staged a pinning ceremony for the nursing class of 2003 and its 41….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center’s hospitalist program, also known as the Mercy Inpatient Medicine Service (MIMS), will mark its 10th….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) recently announced the appointment of Renu Agarwal, M.D., F.C.C.P., a specialist in Pulmonary and….
SPRINGFIELD — The annual Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Telethon, staged May 31 and June 1, received a record $610,058 in….
Dr. Runjan Seth says there are many reasons why some people simply don’t go the dentist. The cost of….
NORTHAMPTON — The first three Cooley Dickinson Hospital nurses who were enrolled in the University of Massachusetts/Cooley Dickinson Hospital clinical….
Health care professionals have been busy this spring sending a message to Beacon Hill that any budget cuts are going….
Arlene Kelly says the “HIPAA panic” is pretty much over. Now, it’s time for the “HIPAA fall-out.” HIPAA, as most….
Dr. Robert Geehr said he long ago recognized the need for outpatient radiology services in the Berkshires area. “It was….
Doctors say they want to meet patients where they are. Dr. Peter Elsea understands that concept in a more dramatic….
As a specialist in women’s imaging, Dr. Lisa Loring gets to treat patients who want to get better — and….
To Dr. Kirby Juengst, staying open to new ideas is more than a catchphrase. It’s how he got into medicine….
If there’s one positive to the region’s prolonged nursing crunch, it’s that the word has gotten out — and area….
Rhonda Fernandez Clinical One West Springfield Position: An ICU and telemetry nurse with Clinical One, a staffing agency based….
The Jobs and Growth Reconciliation Tax Act of 2003 was signed into law by President Bush on May 28, 2003…..
SPRINGFIELD — Health New England (HNE) announced recently that it has been awarded ‘excellent’ accreditation for its commercial HMO and….
Employee Or Independent Contractor? Differences Between State And Federal Regulations Catch Employers In The Middle
As the Commonwealth of Mass-achusetts faces a severe budget deficit, the state has been utilizing all available additional means to….
BOSTON — A coalition of business, biotech, and health groups have been working together over the past year to raise….
LONGMEADOW — Bay Path College and Ruth’s House, the assisted living residence of Jewish Geriatric Services, recently joined together to….
WALTHAM — The Board of Trustees at Waltham Hospital voted late last month to close the 117-year-old facility, the latest….
PITTSFIELD — The Berkshire Health Systems Department of Pathology Clinical Laboratories has been recognized by Advance magazine, a national publication….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center has named Charles L. Abbott, M.D., the Gerald L. Haidak Memorial Resident of the Year. ….
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Hosopital has announced the appointment of Elaine Alonzo Cote and Deborah Buckley to its Board of Directors. ….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center announced the appointment of Jacqueline W. Jones, M.D., to the BMC medical staff. A….
SPRINGFIELD — The Ultrasound Practice Council of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) announced that Baystate Ob/Gyn Group….
NORTHAMPTON — The Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) of Cooley Dickinson Hospital received an award recently for community leadership at the….
WARE — Country Bank for Savings was recently honored at the Mary Lane Hospital (MLH) Development Council Appreciation Luncheon for….