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Jay Ober is expecting an invitation from the Japanese government soon to travel to that country and assist in the….
10 Key Indicators Of Practice Performance These Numbers Can Help Create An On-the-money Analysis Of Your Facility
Doctors need to know the financial position of their medical or dental practice, but they don’t want to be overloaded….
There hasn’t been much good news for the doctors of our Commonwealth in the last few months. In July, most….
The issues aren’t new ones. Hospital administrators in the Commonwealth continue to fret over inadequate reimbursements from Medicaid, the soaring….
LONGMEADOW — Rosemary L. Carbonelli has been named executive vice president/administrator for the Julian J. Leavitt Family Jewish Nursing Home,….
Mike Foss says there were a number of motivating factors that contributed to the creation and recent expansion of the….
To hear Mercy Medical Center’s chief of Radiology tell it, the hospital’s new, all-digital mammography machines will do more than….
SPRINGFIELD — The Sisters of Providence Health System (SPHS) recently announced the appointment of Deborah A. Coons, RN, to the….
When administrators at Baystate Medical Center talk about the hospital’s $1.8 million emergency department expansion, it isn’t long before the….
WEST SPRINGFIELD — More than 300 golfers played at three local courses — Crestview Country Club, Springfield Country Club, and….
HOLYOKE — The most ambitious fundraising campaign in the history of Holyoke Hospital is edging closer to its $4 million….
Leading The Pilates Revolution Pioneer Valley Business Latches Onto A Steadily Growing Trend In Wellness
Pilates. The exercise regimen with the funny name. It’s something new that came out of California a couple of years….
HOLYOKE — The Loomis Communities, a non-profit continuing care retirement community with campuses in Holyoke, South Hadley, and Amherst, recently….
BOSTON — Moody’s Investor Services, which rates more than 560 hospitals and health care systems around the country, said that….
SPRINGFIELD — Nominations are currently being accepted for the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce’s annual Super 60 program, which recognizes….
In a move sure to be watched closely by other communities, the city of Springfield recently launched what might be….
The numbers are alarming. No one would argue that insufficient numbers of nurses in hospitals and other health care facilities….
Nurse staffing is far from the only health issue facing lawmakers. Here’s a rundown of other health care-related bills filed….
BURLINGTON — The Mass. Hospital Assoc. has scheduled an all-day seminar for Sept. 24 titled Racial and Ethnic Disparity in….
To America’s largest pediatric organization, it’s a clear cause and effect. As the percentage of obese children rises, they contend,….
SPRINGFIELD — RiverBend Medical Group announced that David A. McKay, M.D. will be joining its ob/gyn practice. McKay will be….
SPRINGFIELD — RiverBend Medical Group, the largest private, multi-specialty medical group in Western Mass., recently announced an agreement with the….
WALTHAM — The Mass. Hospital Assoc. will present its second annual Executive Women in Healthcare Forum on Sept. 19 at….
SPRINGFIELD — The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and Shriners Hospitals for Children will present the Every Child Deserves a….
The lowfat diet didn’t work. Americans decreased their fat consumption over the past several years from 40% to about 35%…..
It’s natural, Dr. Philip Henneman says, to form an impression about a place moments after entering it. If that’s true,….
With kidney disease on the rise across America and in Massachusetts, Dr. Balaji Padmanabhan wants to give dialysis patients more….
PALMER — Wing Memorial Hospital and Medical Centers has turned to Smart Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (SmartPACS) to improve….