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The names bring unwanted reminders: Newtown, Aurora, Virginia Tech, Fort Hood, Columbine, Washington Navy Yard. These are places associated with….
Massachusetts entered its second phase of health reform with the 2012 passage of Chapter 224, cost-control legislation titled “An Act….
SPRINGFIELD — Mark Tolosky will end his tenure as president and CEO of Baystate Health on July 1, 2014, the….
The healthcare sector has always been a critical component of the region’s economy, so it’s no surprise that it has….
The screens tell the story. Hundreds of stories, actually. They line the walls of a room at Mercy Medical Center,….
When many women think about medical imaging, they think of the mammogram. And that is rarely a pleasant experience, due….
Many physicians and medical practices are failing to properly handle the release and storage of medical records, and this may….
A fracture can be more than a just a broken bone. It may be a warning sign that you have….
In today’s environment, whether child or adult, we need to consciously choose to move more. But for children the lure….
Anderson Recertified in Pediatric Nutrition SPRINGFIELD — Nancy Anderson, a clinical dietitian in Food and Nutrition Services at Baystate Children’s….
Beads at the Ball The 2013 Noble Ball was staged recently at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, with the $253,000….
Today, more and more people are planning their retirement around their own internal evaluation of their readiness to retire rather….
WALTHAM — Resolutions on electronic cigarettes, the use of antibiotics in farm animals, physician participation in accountable-care organizations, and physician….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Health Systems hospitals achieved high rankings nationally and in Massachusetts by CareChex, a national medical-quality rating service…..
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center again achieved high marks for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group, an independent national group….
NORTHAMPTON — If you had the resources, what would you do to make your community a healthier place to live,….
WESTFIELD — Noble Hospital and the Noble Health Network have announced the opening of the new Noble Express Care facility….
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center has unveiled the HMC Patient Portal, currently available to all patients. This secure, interactive web….
PITTSFIELD — The nation’s leading accrediting organization for hospitals has named Berkshire Medical Center and Fairview Hospital as Top Performers….
WARE — The Baystate Regional Cancer Program at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and the American Cancer Society will present “Look….
It’s a story of opposing trends colliding across the healthcare landscape. For example, on one hand, the population is aging….