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Laurie Normandeau has two sizeable challenges in front of her. The first is Mount Kilimanjaro — all 19,340 feet of….
When Rush Limbaugh admitted his addiction to painkillers in October and checked himself into a drug treatment center, the news….
While the face of a community might change over 40 years, the mission to provide comprehensive women’s health services should….
SPRINGFIELD — Having graduated in May with a Nursing degree from American International College, Carol R. Scott of Springfield admits….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center announced the appointment of Estelle R. Mullen as director of Cardiology Services. In her new….
WALTHAM — The Mass. Medical Society (MMS) responded recently to yet another announced cut in Medicare physician reimbursement — the….
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Hospital’s theme over this past year was “doing what’s right, not what’s expected.” The 117th annual….
BOSTON — The Mass. Hospital Assoc. recently warned that increased numbers of patients without insurance coverage are destabilizing the health….
PEMBROKE, Mass. — For the seventh consecutive year, the Massachusetts Healthcare Purchaser Group (MHPG), the state’s only coalition of private….
NORTHAMPTON — The Cooley Dickinson Physician Hospital Organi-zation (CDPHO), in partnership with Cooley Dickinson Hospital, recently announced the start of….
By the time this issue of The Healthcare News hits the newsstands, there’s a chance that this month’s health law….
For Dr. Raghu Bajwa, it’s all about “making people functional.” That’s the reason patients come to the Center for Pain….
Finally — A Medicare Drug Benefit? Republican-led Proposal Would Create A Role For Private Health Plans
While congressional leaders appear closer than ever to giving older Americans a Medicare prescription drug benefit, some Democrats complain that….
The Sisters of Providence Health System (SPHS) came home with a number of honors from the New England Society for….
With minimally invasive procedures rising to the forefront of modern surgical practice, two new pieces of equipment at Cooley Dickinson….
New Name, New Amenities Holyoke Medical Center Opens First Phase Of Its Addition Under Different Banner
Hank Porten says the word ‘hospital’ no longer accurately describes the full roster of services offered at the facility built….
The votes in Congress were expected. So were the court injunctions that followed. What remains uncertain is the future legal….
In the wake of three tragic deaths at Children’s Hospital Boston, the issue of patient safety has once again made….
Retirement Plans: A Doctor’s Best Tax Shelter Various Models Offer Physicians Both Advantages And Disadvantages
Individual and group practice retirement plans are the single most valuable tax-planning vehicle available to doctors today. Changes in ERISA….
An event intended to bring hope to breast cancer sufferers and their families also brought out a record number of….
Marketing is big business today — research, sales, advertising, promotion, PR, you name it. And big business means big budgets…..
Many nurses say there aren’t enough hours in the day. But a national medical body says nurses are spending too….
EAST LONGMEADOW — Rebecca L. Weiner, D.M.D., whose dental practice focuses on prevention, esthetics, and restoring dental function, has joined….
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Community College’s Division of Continuing Education, the Division of Health, Education, and Technology, and the Nursing Department….