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BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — On July 7, the Brattleboro Retreat launched a new inpatient mental health and addiction treatment program designed….
Vincent McCorkle is fond of a quote by Dr. Elliott Fisher: “How can the best medical care in the world….
Prescription medicines are great aids in health care. They allow us to manage conditions like asthma, high cholesterol, diabetes, and….
The Senate Finance Committee’s recent hearings on health reform did not include testimony from any advocate for single-payer insurance. Physicians….
The Behavioral Health Network — with its extensive web of substance-abuse, mental-health, and crisis-intervention services — has long straddled the….
Body of Work Springfield College Facility to Focus on Wellness, Research, and Quality-of-life Issues
Charles Redmond says the mission statement for Springfield College’s new Center for Wellness Education and Research, due to open in….
It’s a ritual well-known to Americans who see the doctor: at the start of the visit, the physician or a….
When asked how he wound up managing the Environmental Services department at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield, Tom Sandomierski….
What are microfiber mops? These mops consist of a lightweight handle with a very maneuverable, flat, rectangular head. A microfiber….
Dr. Peter Blier says it’s not an increase in incidence that has led to a surge in interest — and….
Grow Appointed Chair of Ob/Gyn at Baystate SPRINGFIELD — Dr. Daniel Grow, who helped to develop Baystate Medical Center’s reproductive….
The Area’s Nursing Graduates Hundreds of Nursing students recently graduated from the area’s colleges with their bachelor’s and associate’s degrees,….
The Security of Your Medical Records From HIPAA to the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act
Your medical record is full of very personal information. It is not unusual that such a repository of confidential information….
So you’ve decided you want to improve your physique and live a healthier, more fit lifestyle. You map out a….
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) mandates several changes to the patient information and privacy rules required….
Special Recognition Judy Dowd, bariatric surgery program coordinator at Baystate Medical Center; and Richard Callahan, executive chef, were acknowledged recently….
HOLYOKE — Becoming a new mom can be isolating and overwhelming, said Lisa Pack, with emotions fluctuating between elation and….
BOSTON — The Mass. Medical Society recently testified before the Joint Committee on Public Health in strong support of House….
SPRINGFIELD — Several volunteers and one staff member were recognized at the recent annual meeting of the American Red Cross….
GREENFIELD — Ed Tessier, a clinical pharmacist at Baystate Franklin Medical Center, presented a paper on the safe use of….
WARE — The fourth annual Walk of Champions, to benefit the Baystate Regional Cancer Program at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital,….
GREENFIELD — The Baystate Franklin Auxiliary (formerly the Board of Organized Work) at Baystate Franklin Medical Center has awarded $6,000….
GREENFIELD — Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s Mental Health Unit recently underwent and passed its biannual Mass. Department of Mental Health….
GREENFIELD — A total of 109 Baystate Franklin Medical Center employees were honored for a combined 1,565 years of service….
Every now and then, Holyoke Medical Center fires up its emergency generators and relies on them to provide a few….
WARE — Local EMS providers were honored recently by Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and its Emergency Department at the annual….
AGAWAM — Over 250 golfers are expected to participate in the 29th annual Brightside Golf Classic on Monday, July 20….
NORTHAMPTON — Rockridge Retirement Community has announced the start of its second annual Farmers Market. The market will begin July….