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Ric Skinner calls it “hospital-land security.” Most everyone knows of the new national emphasis on homeland security in the wake….
PITTSFIELD — David A. Albert, M.D. has joined the Renal Dialysis Unit at Berkshire Medical Center (BMC). Albert, a practicing….
Joe Arduino was on a plane bound for Colorado and a long-awaited ski vacation back in January 1999 when, while….
HOLYOKE — Sister Mary Caritas, SP received a Lifetime Achievement Award during ceremonies at the 87th annual Catholic Health Assembly….
There’s a big difference between attending school for six years and eight years. Administrators of the area’s busiest allied health….
An early evening walk. A few holes of golf. A bit of late-afternoon yard work. Those were just a few….
Getting Down To BusinessGetting Down To Business Local Company Helps Practices Run More Efficiently, Profitably
John Bogacz says it’s rare that one finds a good doctor who is also an accomplished businessperson or polished accountant…..
SPRINGFIELD — Health New England continues its year-long focus on women’s health with A Menopause Town Meeting, set for Sept…..
SPRINGFIELD — Health New England (HNE) has arranged to provide its members with discounted access to Seniorlink eldercare services. Seniorlink….
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Hospital’s fundraising campaign, “Yours for Life,” recently topped the $1 million mark in donations. By the end….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center recently announced the appointment of three new physicians to the Department of Radiology: Dr. Mark….
When some people hear the term ‘robotics’ in relation to surgery, they might conjure up visions of autonomous machines doing….
Although the most significant contributions to spinal reconstruction, deformity correction, and stabilization have been made during the last 30 years,….
To Dr. Jeffrey Scavron, a physician’s obligation is clear. “Our job is to take care of people in need,” he….
SPRINGFIELD — The Sisters of Providence Health System (SPHS) announced the appointment of Leonard F. Pansa to the position of….
You’re not ready to leave the hospital after being treated for a stroke. However, the hospital says you are. It’s….
The Clock Is Ticking The Deadline For HIPAA Compliance Is Fast Approaching; Doctors Urged To Be Ready
As the deadline for compliance with the much-publicized Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) grows ever closer, large health….
Hospital administrators say that to attract the next generation of health care workers, they have to start young. In that….
The Problem Is With Revenue, Not Overhead A Payer-contract Analysis Can Be A Prudent Step For Any Physician Practice
Few medical practices take the time to review their contractual arrangements with payers. Too many practitioners believe that there is….
WARE — Mary Lane Hospital announced the addition of Rene A. Umanzor, M.D., a specialist in Endo- crinology and Diabetes…..
PALMER — Wing Memorial Hospital Medical Centers has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in Mammography as a result….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center announced the appointment of Joel Alan Vogt, M.D. as a practicing psychiatrist in the Department….
The report comes complete with a menacing title — Health Care at the Crossroads — and is, in the words….