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For James Watts, going to work everyday isn’t a chore. The lead concierge at Baystate Medical Center, Watts said….
Although the Commonwealth’s FY ’06 budget has yet to be finalized, local hospital administrators are saying they’re worried about what….
SPRINGFIELD – A respected actor of stage, screen and television with ties to the Western Mass. area has lent his….
SPRINGFIELD – Following a national search, the Board of Trustees of American International College has named Vincent M. Maniaci, Ed.D.,….
HOLYOKE — The American Heart Association honored Carol A. Leary, President of Bay Path College, at the recent Pioneer Valley….
SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Stephen Buoniconti has been named chairman of the 2005 Children’s Miracle Network Telethon at Baystate Medical….
NORTHAMPTON – Cooley Dickinson Hospital was recently recognized by Hospitals for a Healthy Environment, H2E, a national initiative to improve….
NORTHAMPTON – More than 100 community members turned out at Cooley Dickinson Hospital on April 22 for a groundbreaking ceremony….
Area hospital administrators were given some reason to hope recently, when the state Senate’s Ways & Means Committee came out….
GREENFIELD – Franklin Medical Center’s Radiology Department recently ranked in the 100th percentile for its patient satisfaction overall quality of….
WALTHAM — Four organizations in Western Mass. are among the recipients of 13 grants totaling $246,500 recently awarded by the….
Getting Everyone On The Same Page Holyoke Medical Center Programs Focus On Excellence And Efficiency Of Care
When patients are admitted to a hospital, the two main questions they probably have are: “How long will I have….
PALMER — Wing Memorial Hospital and Medical Center cancer patients, who receive quality care in an intimate community hospital setting,….
Is It Worth The Wait? New Prostate Cancer Study Backs Aggressive Surgery Rather Than ‘Watchful Waiting’
Surgery to fully remove the prostate, once thought to be unnecessarily risky during the early stages of prostate cancer, is….
Conceivably, the next patient to enter Mercy Medical Center’s Sr. Caritas Cancer Center for surgery to remove a brain tumor….
SPRINGFIELD — On June 26, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., representatives from Keystone Senior, LLC, local dignitaries, and members….
“Today’s devices are all equally accurate,” said Wally Footit of Louis and Clark Medical, a medical supply store in Springfield…..
SPRINGFIELD, MA—Mercy Medical Center will host Knowing . . . The Face of Human Trafficking on May 31 from 8….
WALTHAM – Three communities, including North Adams, have been selected as pilots sites for the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative’s (MAeHC) first….
Everybody is talking about health care reform, from politicians and businessmen to doctors and patients. In recent weeks, Gov. Romney….
Joanne Peterson calls the use of telehealth in managing patient care at home “a very Jetson kind of thing.” ….
According to a recent survey by the Medical Group Management Assoc. (MGMA), 77.3% of respondents employ non-physician providers (NPPs). The….
BOSTON – Gov. Mitt Romney, Senate President Robert E. Travaglini and Speaker of the House Salvatore DiMasi recently kicked off….
NORTHAMPTON – Smith College recently announced a commitment of $150,000 to Cooley Dickinson Hospital’s Caring for the Future fundraising campaign,….
SPRINGFIELD— MassVOTE, a statewide, non-partisan voting rights organization, launched its newest non-profit voter education coalition late last month, SpringfieldVOTE. The….
HOLYOKE — Debra Valliere, R.N. of West Springfield has been named director of nursing in the Transitional Care Center at….
Vascular Ultrasound: Easy And Risk-free Ultrasound Can Detect Developing Blockages And Narrowing In The Veins And Arteries
Ultrasound machines are probably most famous for giving parents-to-be a joyful first glimpse of their unborn baby. But Holyoke….