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George Koller has heard some interesting rumors since announcing that Noble Hospital will not affiliate with Baystate Medical Center —….
Donna Truesdell says Cooley Dickinson Hospital doesn’t want to be simply above average when it comes to controlling infection and….
SPRINGFIELD — The Sisters of Providence Heath System has opened Mercy Care-Forest Park at 473 Sumner Ave. in Springfield. Located….
CHICOPEE — Marisa Brown has been named the new Director of Chicopee Counseling Center, located at 141 East Main St…..
According to a study published recently in the Journal of Nursing Administra-tion, mandatory nurse staffing ratios for Massachusetts hospitals may….
NORTHAMPTON — Dr. Linda Bornstein, a radiation oncologist, has joined the Cooley Dickinson Hospital-based practice of Dr. Robert Stein. Bornstein….
HOLYOKE — Officials of the Mercy Senior Care Network have announced continued accreditation at Mt. Saint Vincent Nursing Home in….
NORTHAMPTON — It was a birthday party, campaign celebration, and time capsule ceremony rolled into one event. More than 100….
When Dianna Bergeron first began Coumadin treatments, she had to visit a blood-drawing laboratory and then wait for a doctor….
NORTHAMPTON — Arthur King had undiagnosed rheumatic fever as a child and required open-heart surgery 18 years ago at the….
AMHERST — Dr. Joseph P. Coppola has joined the Adult Medicine practice of Dr. William Smith located at 100 University….
Tufts Health Plan, which has seen enrollment shrink in the past few years, recently announced that it will lay off….
WILBRAHAM — Community residents, business representatives, and local dignitaries applauded recently as Joseph DellaPuca, general manager of the Gardens of….
GREENFIELD — Franklin Medical Center’s main laboratory and the arterial blood gas laboratory in the hospital’s Cardiopulmonary Department have both….
EAST LONGMEADOW — Smokers who have tried and failed to kick the habit may want to consider the new smoking….
When 4-year-old Connor was enrolled in a three-month sensory training program to deal with his developmental delays, his father was….
When trends collide dramatically, people take notice. Take cancer diagnoses, for example. The Mass. Department of Public Health (DPH) estimates….
SPRINGFIELD — Baystate MRI & Imaging has added to its services the first and only “true” open-bore MRI to the….
Joanne Schlunk recalled a man who was told he had two weeks to live. His volunteer hospice aide asked him….
Matt Leahey tells the story of a woman who arrived at Reeds Landing with only one wine glass.“Why would I….
With average nursing home costs in the U.S. exceeding $66,000 per year, long-term care is a serious concern for likely….
To err is human, and to correct is divine. If you have an existing estate plan and haven’t revisited it….
If most doctors are only in it for the money, then Massachusetts could be in some serious trouble. Take, for….
What’s the most crucial piece of equipment for a medical professional? In Christopher Martin’s case, it may be a good….
As part of an ongoing effort to address the needs of underrepresented residents of the Springfield area, American International College….
The School of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been awarded a three-year, $1 million grant from the….
Westfield Mayor Richard Sullivan addresses a crowd that endured steady rain to participate in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Memory Walk at….
Tax planning for doctors who are owners of their medical or dental practice takes place at two levels, i.e. the….
• In the Colleges chart, Springfield College should be listed with 3,585 students, and the Web site is www.springfieldcollege.edu. In….