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CHICOPEE — A new master of business administration track at Elms College aims to help shape the future of healthcare…..
PITTSFIELD — The Leapfrog Group, the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety, has announced new Leapfrog Hospital….
SOUTH DEERFIELD — Cooley Dickinson Rehabilitation Services invites area residents to an open house on Saturday, April 29 from 9:30….
HOLYOKE — May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and the American Stroke Assoc., a division of the American Heart Assoc.,….
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Health Care was awarded the Greenhealth Partner for Change award by Practice Greenhealth for the fifth….
PITTSFIELD — Shire City Herbals, maker of the apple-cider-vinegar-based health tonics known as Fire Cider, announced plans to build and….
HOLYOKE — Spiros Hatiras, president and CEO of Holyoke Medical Center, announced the appointment of Beverly Fein as vice president….
CHICAGO — The American Medical Association (AMA) said today it looks forward to working with the Trump Administration as it….
SPRINGFIELD — During his lifetime, Rev. Harold C. Smith, D.Div., dedicated himself and his many gifts to Springfield College. Mary-Beth….
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center (HMC) has once again earned an ‘A’ rating from The Leapfrog Group, ranking them among….
LONGMEADOW — Longmeadow resident Paul Cohen, was so impressed with the new Sosin Center for Rehabilitation at JGS Lifecare, a….
SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Partners for Community Action announced that an Alzheimer’s Panel Discussion will be held today from 5:30 to….
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tools to help consumers navigate the online health insurance marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA)….
SPRINGFIELD — On May 6 at 4:30 p.m. the Colony Club in Springfield will the setting for hats, horses and….
CHICAGO — The American Medical Association (AMA) Task Force to Reduce Opioid Abuse released today new recommendations for physicians to….
CHICOPEE — The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, CARF International (CARF) announced that Sunshine Village has been accredited for….
SPRINGFIELD — Aging brings with it a host of physical and environmental risks that threaten our wellness, from chronic disease….
SPRINGFIELD — Skoler, Abbott & Presser will present a talk on how the Trump Administration mandates could potentially affect employers….
PALMER — “When you’re feeling anxious, it’s like there’s a magnifying glass on you,” according to Shorey Raymond, LMHC (Licensed….
DARIEN, ILL.– A new position statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) asserts that the school day should….
NORTHAMPTON — In recognition of National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, local dermatologist Richard Wyatt and physician’s assistant Mike Brown will….
Healthcare spending, currently projected to grow by 5.8% annually in the U.S. and represent 20.1% of the total economy by….
Just about every day, I pass the training room. It’s hard to miss because it’s right on the way to….
HCN and BusinessWest have finalized a list of categories for a new and exciting recognition program involving the Western Mass…..
Thirty years ago, Dr. Joseph Sklar and Dr. Sumner Karas were among a group of physicians who gave birth to….
Almost 600,000 Americans died of cancer last year. But almost 15 million were living with — and often well beyond….
Lucille Chartier had no idea she had heart problems until a day last October when she got out of the….
For most college students, that third week in March is a time to pack their bathing suits and flip-flops and….
Can a job applicant be rejected because of medical-marijuana use? Can employees be let go for lawfully using narcotic pain….
Improving physical activity among older adults with heart disease benefits their heart health, independence, and quality of life, according to….
Q: I just heard about a Springfield man with heart failure who underwent a new procedure at Baystate Medical Center….
Adapt with Pride April 15: Springfield College, in collaboration with the Center for Human Development’s (CHD) Disability Resources program, will….
Semaan Joins Staff of Berkshire Health Systems PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Health Systems announced the appointment of Dr. Elie Semaan, a….
Are you among the majority of medical practices that established a retirement plan many years ago and haven’t reviewed it….
The salient feature of the age-weighted profit sharing plan is the ability to skew the contribution allocation toward the older….
Anyone who has experienced an asthma attack, the chest-tightening, often panicky feeling of not getting enough air into the lungs,….
SPRINGFIELD — There’s still time to nominate someone for the Continued Excellence Award, as BusinessWest will accept nominations through Friday, May 12. The….
SPRINGFIELD — New England Breath Technologies, a medical-device startup company formed by Western New England University professors Dr. Ronny Priefer….
FLORENCE — In April 2012, Golden Moments Adult Day Health Spa opened its doors to the community. This week, it….
SPRINGFIELD — Being prepared for any situation in life is everyone’s top priority, and when life throws a curveball, being….