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The financial challenges to hospitals and other health care organizations have been well-documented for many years: a significant gap between….
The results of a first-of-its kind survey of Massachusetts physicians about the practice of ‘defensive medicine’ — tests, imaging, hospitalizations,….
Transitions are exciting times, buzzing with possibility and new ideas. Task forces, academics, and bloggers seek attention and support for….
Peter Straley says there are a host of quantitative methods for measuring the relative success of a health care plan….
Jonathan Evans noted that modern medicine has been around only a couple hundred years, but people have been on the….
Why do so many fitness programs fail?Every year, millions of people make a decision to improve their health and fitness….
Sometimes people get a harsh reminder of a health issue they should give more attention. And sometimes, they get two…..
Dr. Joseph Sklar was more than 2,000 miles away from the operating room in the Salt Lake City Hospital in….
Key ContributionThe East Longmeadow High School Key Club recently presented a $4,000 contribution to the American Red Cross Pioneer Valley….
Hospitals encourage patients to complete a health care proxy upon arrival and tend to direct patients to complete one upon….
They’re called ‘surg techs.’ That’s a the colloquialism within health care circles for the surgical technician, an individual who plays….
Hartnell Joins CDH Radiology Department NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Hospital welcomes Dr. George Hartnell to the hospital’s medical staff. Hartnell,….
The Medicare program imposes certain billing provisions applicable to purchased diagnostic tests. The original purpose of these provisions was to….
SPRINGFIELD — The John Adams Innovation Institute announced a $150,000 grant to Baystate Medical Center and the Chamberlain Group to….
WARE — A $40,000 gift from Country Bank for Savings in Ware has enabled Baystate Mary Lane Hospital to purchase….
SPRINGFIELD — The board of directors of the Pioneer Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross has unanimously approved a….
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Hospital’s 122nd annual meeting of its board of trustees on Oct. 14 was marked by awards,….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center is looking for a few good ideas to improve the overall health and safety of….
LONGMEADOW — Jewish Geriatric Services (JGS) has been named the recipient of the 2008 Pathways to Greatness Award, given annually….
NORTHAMPTON — The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer has awarded Cooley Dickinson Hospital’s Cancer Care Program a three-year….
PALMER — The Audiology and Hearing Improvement Center at Wing Memorial Hospital & Medical Centers has announced that applications are….
PALMER — For the second year in a row, the Quaboag Valley VNA (QVVNA) of Wing Memorial Hospital has been….
FLORENCE — Tapestry Health has received a one-year planning grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation to….