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Tina Frazier laughed when she said that she no longer has to worry about trying to read physicians’ notoriously bad….
GREENFIELD — Katie Bak, BSN, RN, has been appointed nurse manager of the Intensive Care and Telemetry units at Franklin….
It’s an exciting time for colon cancer research, according to Dr. George Bowers, a medical oncologist at Cooley-Dickinson Hospital. ….
When asked to define the word ‘safe,’ as used in the phrases safe staffing levels and safe patient care, Karen….
Legislation that would have created a pilot program for the establishment of minimum nurse-staffing levels in the state’s hospitals never….
Dr. Ira Schmelkin puts a lot of himself into his work. And sometimes, that means putting his work into himself…..
GREENFIELD — Robyn Miller, MSN, APRN, BC, manager of Franklin Medical Center’s Inpatient Psychiatric Unit, recently gave a presentation on….
NEW YORK, N.Y. — U.S. corporations are doing more to promote wellness among employees, according to American Management Association’s (AMA)….
Until recently, the treatment of varicose veins was an involved, invasive process that left patients unable to work, or even….
BOSTON — The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) Foundation recently released a new report by the Urban Institute….
SPRINGFIELD — On Jan. 3, Mercy Medical Center will open a highly specialized facility for treating patients with chronic non-healing….
WARE – Country Bank for Savings, which operates 13 locations throughout Hampshire, Hampden and Worcester Counties, has continued its long-term….
CANTON — The Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), in conjunction with the Coalition to Protect Massachusetts Patients, announced that it has….
Americans purchased about $95 billion in goods and services over the Internet in 2003. This dynamism added significantly to entrepreneurship….
Marilyn Webb, director of the Extended Care Center for Excellence and career ladder training coordinator for Loomis Communities, doesn’t put….
An elderly woman chats congenially at lunchtime with a nurse from her hospital bed as she recovers from minor surgery…..
Smarter, Stronger, Smaller Implantable Defibrillators Revolutionize Cardiac Medicine As They Gain Acceptance
Implantable defibrillators aren’t a new concept in the medical world, but like any technologically advanced surgical procedure, they have taken….
The HIPAA Security Risk Assessment The Foundation For Your Practice’s HIPAA Security Compliance Plan
Effective April 21, 2005, all “covered entities” — meaning most health care providers — must be in compliance with the….
The Special Needs Trust This Legal Planning Tool Can Help Protect The Financial Future For A Disabled Child
Planning for your disabled child’s financial future will protect his or her financial security and eliminate the emotional strain placed….
Where There’s A Pill, There’s A Way Leukemia Drug Gleevec Continues To Show Promise In Patients And Clinical Trials
Ten years ago, the idea of taking a pill once a day to fight cancer seemed like a far away….