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HENNIKER, N.H. — This January, New England College will launch a new degree-completion program that focuses specifically on individuals who….
Dr. William Swiggard isn’t sure if his work in medicine makes him a better actor or singer. But he can….
While most Americans know about Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological conditions that afflict the elderly, other illnesses can be just….
The landmark Medicare legislation passed by the U.S. Congress in November and signed into law by President Bush offers the….
Are You Getting Paid What Is Due You? When It Comes To Revenue Maximization, Work Smarter – Not Just Harder
Revenue maximization is a goal of every medical practice. Doctors, in general, are working longer hours and seeing more patients….
When Tim Clarke needed to come up with a community project for school, he didn’t have to look far for….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) recently announced the appointment of Jack Henault to the position of Manager of Clinical….
Hank Porten remembers the bleak economic picture that greeted the health care industry at the start of 2003. One year….
GREENFIELD — Franklin Medical Center (FMC) recently announced appointments to three key senior leadership positions. Greg Brink, CPA, has been….
Bernadette Della Bitta Nicholson says that, as a profession, massage therapy is in what she would call its “adolescence.” The….
No one who has walked down the street recently can deny what doctors have been warning about for years —….
We have all seen the projections of massive nursing shortages in the coming years. Right now, 12% of nursing positions….
BOSTON — The Healthcare Financial Management Assoc. (HFMA) recently released a report to members showing that the percentage of hospitals,….
All Massachusetts seniors have an interest in protecting their assets against reclamation by the state when they obtain Medicaid benefits…..
SPRINGFIELD — Leslie Educational Alternatives (LEA), a for-profit provider of residential and day services for the developmentally disabled and mentally….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) announced the appointment of Thomas J. Linberg, M.D., a family practice physician to its….
EAST LONGMEADOW — Dr. Larry Litscher, an eye surgeon who has practiced in Springfield for the past 16 years, has….
BOSTON — The Mass. Hospital Assoc. (MHA) recently reported that nearly 70% of the state’s acute care hospitals serving adult….
The words are heartfelt — and strong. “I have stood by the bedside of sick and dying patients. I have….
WALTHAM — A statewide survey of physicians released recently shows that, while nearly 75% of all physicians believe computers are….
PITTSFIELD — An Emergency Department physician at Berkshire Medical Center has been named Volunteer of the Year for 2003 by….
According to a new study, there’s a wide gap between what doctors in Massachusetts think of computer technology in the….
WALTHAM — The Mass. Hospital Assoc. will kick off 2004 with a program, Proven Strategies for Increasing Revenue, on Jan…..
In decades past, the term ‘cosmetic surgery’ evoked images of going under the knife and hoping things turned out for….
Migraine headaches afflict about 28 million Americans each year, often debilitating sufferers to the point they cannot conduct their daily….
Since children have attended school, teachers have been confronted with language issues — from learning disabilities to pronunciation and stuttering….
LONGMEADOW — Karen L. Johnson, SHRP, CPM has been named vice president of Human Resources for Jewish Geriatric Services (JGS),….