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Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of stories that will explore emerging professions in health care. ….
Jean Swinney says a number of studies have shown that hospital patients and others receiving medical care feel more comfortable….
Judith Smith, artistic director of the AXIS Dance Company, says the group chose its name because an axis of a….
SPRINGFIELD — American International College recently announced that Mary M. Grunfeld, of Ware, has been named an adjunct professor of….
Jeff Mason’s business, Healing Homes, started with a conversation around a water cooler. A co-worker’s mother had recently been….
Ambassadors of Good Health Weldon Rehabilitation Hospital Honors Eight ‘Weldon Ambassadors’, Class Of 2004
The Oscars honor achievement in film. The Olympics showcase the world’s best athletes. Almost every month, it seems a different….
Back To The Future HCC Offers Nursing Refresher Course To Address The Area’s Ongoing Nursing Shortage
When looking at ways to address the persistent nursing shortage in Western Mass., Holyoke Community College found a two-pronged problem:….
SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Medical Center has entered into an innovative new collaboration with Noble Hospital designed to enhance women’s health….
Buy/Sell Agreements — Part III Special Situations May Require Some Creative Solutions, Modifications
This is the third and last article on medical practice buy/sell agreements. The first two installments covered the strategic, structural,….
Colleges are getting creative when it comes to addressing the state’s labor shortages in the health care field; especially the….
In the trenches. That’s where Joseph Wright said most of the dollars were earned during Holyoke Medical Center’s two-year….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center recently announced that Patricia A. Krebs, M.D. has joined the staff of pathologists and is….
LONGMEADOW — Jewish Geriatric Services Inc. (JGS) is moving forward with a new, high-profile 2005 annual campaign designed to significantly….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) recently announced the appointment of Andrew B. Lederman, M.D., a specialist in minimally invasive….
GREENFIELD – Kathleen McGraw, MD, an internist specializing in hospital-based medicine, has joined the medical staff at Franklin Medical Center….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center’s Nuclear Medicine Department was recently notified that it has received a three-year accreditation from the….
The Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA) recently reviewed the financial records of hospitals across the Common-wealth, and found that from October….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center recently announced the appointment of J. Patrick O’Grady, M.D. to the position of medical director….
The senior living industry is growing and changing at a phenomenal rate. Many factors are likely to drive continued industry….
The U.S. Dept. of Labor has issued new regulations that may require companies to pay overtime to ‘white collar’ employees….
‘Telemedicine’ sounds like the stuff of science fiction novels. But it’s real – and it’s working to improve the lives….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) recently announced that Ira Jay Schmelkin, M.D., a Mount Sinai Medical Center-trained gastroenterology specialist,….
Carol Pickens, RN, a nurse at Wing Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Care Unit, calls her new workspace a palace. The….
When Ollie North and his secretary Fawn Hall did it in their National Security office years ago, the press was….
John Bartolucci says there are roughly 28 million people in this country with some form of hearing loss. That’s about….
Unlikely Bedfellows Preserving Assets While Financing Nursing Home Care Can Be A Challenge For Families
Many people shudder to think of the impact of financing long-term care on the financial resources that they spend a….
PALMER — Wing Memorial Hospital and Medical Centers, a member hospital of UMass Medical Center in Worcester, recently announced the….