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For Kathy Dibella of Belchertown, the 9th Annual Breast Cancer Survivors’ Day was an opportunity for her to share her….
It’s called ‘medication reconciliation.’That’s a process for ensuring that patients are getting only the medications intended for them, and that….
SPRINGFIELD – Four Western New England community leaders have been elected to serve on the Baystate Health Inc. Board of Trustees….
WHILE OTHER states have been adding jobs, Massachusetts has experienced a significant net loss of jobs, triggering an exodus of….
Congress is in a stew over lobbyists’ influence on political decision-making. The Abramoff fallout is likely to strike many who….
SPRINGFIELD — This year’s American Cancer Society Omar T. Pac MD, Award, a prestigious honor awarded for the past 13 years….
WESTFIELD — The Commission on Cancer (COC) of the American College of Surgeons has granted a three-year approval with six commendations….
HOLYOKE – Deborah A. Buckley of Granby has been named chair of the Board of Directors of Holyoke Medical Center. She….
PALMER— Charles E. Cavagnaro III, MD, President & CEO of Wing Memorial Hospital & Medical Centers, announce the opening of….
LONGMEADOW — Jewish Geriatric Services (JGS) recently announced two new appointments to its team at Ruth’s House – An Assisted Living….
EAST LONGMEADOW – Capuano Care, a home health service provider, headquartered in East Longmeadow, recently announced the addition of two registered….
WESTFIELD — James C. Hagan was recently elected chairman of the board of Noble Health Systems. A Westfield resident, Hagan is….
SPRINGFIELD – The construction of a new parking garage at the Baystate Health headquarters on 280 Chestnut St. in Springfield will….
PALMER — Wing Memorial Hospital & Medical Centers recently received grant funding from the Community Foundation of Western Mass. to establish….
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. – Catholic Health East (CHE), one of the nation’s leading Catholic health care systems, announced the recent….
HOLYOKE – From keeping patients’ families informed of diagnoses and procedures all the way through ensuring that patients get the best….
SPRINGFIELD — During the often emotional three-day 5th Annual 94.7 WMAS Children’s Miracle Network Radiothon on March 2-4, listeners pledged some….
The health care information highway is forever getting wider and longer. With a few clicks of a mouse, patients can….
Pregnant women who wish to know if they are at an elevated risk for delivering a child with certain chromosomal….
Catherine D’Agostino is a licensed physical therapist specializing in women’s health, specifically physical therapy during pregnancy and to alleviate incontinence…..
Child and Family Service of the Pioneer Valley Inc. began a staggering 130 years ago. That’s a fact that most….
Staff at Western Mass. Hospital are hopeful they can erase stigma surrounding long-term chronic care through consistent care models. Pictured here are Nurse Manager Carol Jayne, Dr. Ted King, Jim Moran, respiratory
Western Mass. Hospital had a patient not too long ago that several staff members remember clearly. Determined to fulfill a….
Chart Reviews Are Good Medicine They Can Help Assure That a Practice Is Compliant and Maximizing Revenue
Doctors get paid based on the level of service performed, if they contract on a fee-for-service basis, which most practices….
NORTHAMPTON – Heavy menstrual bleeding is not the kind of thing that women sufferers often talk about freely, and so many….
GREENFIELD — Franklin Medical Center’s Surgical Services Department recently implemented a new pre-operative process that will help improve patient safety and….
PALMER – Wing Memorial Hospital & Medical Centers has announced its plan to be a smoke free facility effective June 1…..
Greater Pioneer Valley Heart BAll 2006 Honoring Hearts of Gold Survivors, physicians, and supporters alike convened at the annual Greater….