Category Archives: HCN News & Notes

HCC to Inaugurate Christina Royal as President Today

HOLYOKE — Holyoke Community College will mark a new chapter in its history with the inauguration of Christina Royal as….

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Endocrinologist Dr. Raju Panta Joins Baystate Wing Medical Staff

PALMER — Baystate Wing Hospital announced the addition of Dr. Raju Panta, endocrinologist, to its medical staff. Panta earned his….

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Business & Innovation Expo Is Today!

SPRINGFIELD — The big day has arrived. The MassMutual Center in downtown Springfield will be the place to be today….

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Research Finds 1 in 5 Physicians Ready to Reduce Clinical Work Hours

CHICAGO — The burden and bureaucracy of modern medicine inflict a toll on U.S. physicians and appear to be major….

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Bay Path Slates 5th Annual Cybersecurity Summit

LONGMEADOW — The 5th Annual Cybersecurity Summit will be conducted on the Longmeadow campus of Bay Path University on Nov…..

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AIC Named Among Top 10 Small Colleges in State

SPRINGFIELD — Zippia.com, a website dedicated to helping people find and pursue the right career, has named American International College….

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HMC Awarded ‘A’ for Patient Safety

HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center (HMC) has again earned an ‘A’ rating from The Leapfrog Group, ranking it among the….

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Community Services Institute to Introduces Neurofeedback at Expo

SPRINGFIELD — Community Services Institute is slated to showcase its Neurofeedback program at the Western Massachusetts Business & Innovation Expo….

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Food Waste Symposium Slated

EASTHAMPTON — RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts, Associated Industries of Massachusetts, and the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts are co-hosting a….

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Business & Innovation Expo Promises to Be a Memorable Day

SPRINGFIELD — Western Mass. is known for many things — its beauty, its many distinguished colleges and universities, its recreational….

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Holyoke Medical Center Offers Free Diabetes Wellness Fair

HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center will host a free Diabetes Wellness Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 3 to 7….

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Kimball Farms Life Care to Host Music in Common Film Presentation

LENOX — Kimball Farms Life Care will host a showing of two short films and a discussion by the founder….

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Nomination Deadline Looming for Difference Makers Award

SPRINGFIELD — Nearly a decade ago, BusinessWest created a new recognition program called Difference Makers. That carefully chosen name sums….

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Karen Franklin, Jeanne Bishop Join ServiceNet’s Senior Team

NORTHAMPTON — ServiceNet President and CEO Susan Stubbs announced the promotion of two leaders at the agency. Karen Franklin is….

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Toy Drive/Bike Run to Benefit Brightside for Families and Children

SPRINGFIELD — The children served by Brightside for Families and Children will be the recipients of the Hope for the….

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Williamstown Medical of BMC Welcomes Dr. Sarah Turner

WILLIAMSTOWN — Berkshire Health Systems announced the appointment of Dr. Sarah Turner to the medical staff of Berkshire Medical Center….

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Dr. Kevin Quiusky Joins BHS Renal Services

PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Health Systems announced the appointment of Dr. Kevin Quiusky, a board-certified and fellowship-trained nephrologist, to the medical….

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Unify Against Bullying to Be Recognized

SPRINGFIELD — State Sen. Eric Lesser and representatives of Unify Against Bullying will hold a ceremony on Monday, Oct. 30 at….

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Selfie Challenge Brings Attention to Issue of Bullying

EAST LONGMEADOW — An anti-bullying movement initially started in Western Mass. has spread across all 50 states and to more….

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United Bank Foundation Supports Acute Elder Care Unit at Baystate

SPRINGFIELD — The United Bank Foundation Massachusetts recently approved a $50,000 grant designated to help Baystate Medical Center and Baystate….

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The Gray House Seeks Turkeys to Feed Neighbors in Need

SPRINGFIELD — Thanksgiving is approaching, and the Gray House, a nonprofit human-services agency in the North End of Springfield, is….

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Cooley Dickinson Names Dr. Estevan Garcia Chief Medical Officer

NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Health Care recently welcomed Dr. Estevan Garcia to its senior leadership team as chief medical officer….

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Baystate Wing Hospital to Sponsor Babysitters Academy on Nov. 11

PALMER — Baystate Wing Hospital will sponsor a Babysitters Academy on Saturday, Nov. 11 to ready area youth for babysitting….

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Springfield WORKS to Unveil Innovative Job Portal Today

SPRINGFIELD — Anne Kandilis spends a lot of time talking with area employers, so she knows there are jobs to….

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Michael Koziol Joins Holyoke Medical Center as Chief Financial Officer

HOLYOKE — Spiros Hatiras, president and CEO of Holyoke Medical Center and Valley Health Systems, announced the appointment of Michael….

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Williamstown Commons to Host ‘Coping with the Holidays’ on Nov. 8

WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will host a discussion on “Coping with the Holidays” on Wednesday, Nov…..

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City2City Pioneer Valley to Visit Local Collaborations on Oct. 30

SPRINGFIELD — The City2City initiative, formed in 2010 as a way to identify best practices in metro areas that can….

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CNBC Commentator Ron Insana to Keynote Expo Lunch Event

SPRINGFIELD — The Business & Innovation Expo of Western Mass., the seventh annual business-to-business show produced by BusinessWest and the….

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Brightside Golf Classic Raises $110,000

SPRINGFIELD — About 150 golfers hit the links for the 37th annual Brightside Golf Classic on Oct. 16. The tournament,….

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Holyoke Medical Center to Offer Free Lecture on Breast-cancer Screening

HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center (HMC) will host a free discussion, “Early Detection: Breast Cancer Screening,” on Tuesday, Oct. 24….

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Happy Valley Half Marathon & 5K Slated for Oct. 22

FLORENCE — The second annual Happy Valley Half Marathon & 5K will take place at Look Park on Sunday, Oct…..

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Expo to Feature Seminar on Innovation in Continuous Improvement

SPRINGFIELD — The Business & Innovation Expo of Western Mass., the seventh annual business-to-business show produced by BusinessWest and the….

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Elms College to Host Panel Discussion on Healthcare Innovation

CHICOPEE — Elms College will host a panel discussion on healthcare innovation on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 5:30 p.m. in….

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Nicole Miner Joins Employee Benefits Team at Smith Brothers

EASTHAMPTON — Insurance broker Smith Brothers has added Nicole Miner as employee benefits account executive, based in the company’s Easthampton….

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CNBC Commentator Ron Insana to Keynote Expo Lunch Event

SPRINGFIELD — The Business & Innovation Expo of Western Mass., the seventh annual business-to-business show produced by BusinessWest and the….

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Pittsfield Medical Associates Takes Leadership Role at Berkshire Place

PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Place announced Pittsfield Medical Associates as its new medical team to provide lead physician oversight to its….

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HCC Ramps Up Center for Life Sciences, Campus Center Projects

HOLYOKE — As construction nears completion on Holyoke Community College’s new Culinary Arts and Hospitality center in downtown Holyoke, two….

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Hospice of Franklin County to Host Annual Lighting Ceremony Nov. 5

GREENFIELD — Hospice of Franklin County invites the community to participate in its Tree of Hope and Remembrance Lighting Ceremony….

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Harvard Medical School Neuroscientist to Speak at Bay Path Oct. 19

LONGMEADOW — Cognitive neuroscientist and researcher Dr. Jonathan Jackson will host a presentation at Bay Path University on Thursday, Oct. 19 from….

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Mercy Medical Center Names Executive Director of Mission Integration

SPRINGFIELD — Bradley Harmon has joined the staff at Mercy Medical Center as executive director of Mission Integration. In this….

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