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‘Joe’ is a 10-year-old with autism. Like all those who have this developmental disability, Joe (that’s a pseudonym) has….
An IRS revenue ruling (IR2003-102), issued in September 2003, expands the benefits of having an employer-sponsored health flexible spending arrangement…..
SPRINGFIELD — Students who want to earn a master’s degree in Occupational Therapy will find it a little easier, thanks….
While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other federal, public health organizations continue to investigate the safety of….
WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 5,000 health care executives will hear from an all-star lineup of the nation’s leading managed….
As legislation to ease the liability insurance burden on Massachusetts doctors moves slowly through the state Legislature, doctors continue to….
PITTSFIELD — The Physical Therapist Assistant Consortium of New England has presented Diane Barrett, PT, with its Clinical Faculty Award…..
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Hospital employees raised $48,477 in six weeks to underwrite the cost of eight new beds for….
NORTHAMPTON — In late November, Cooley Dickinson Hospital’s pharmacy became the second hospital in New England to install the PyxisConnect,….
HOLYOKE — Clinical Endocrinologist Robert J. Cooper, M.D., one of the region’s leading authorities on Endocrinology, Ultrasound Thyroid Biopsy, and….
When the surgical and laboratory professionals at Berkshire Medical Center discuss the changes involved in the hospital’s $40 million expansion….
One of the most common questions health care practice managers ask counsel is whether or not it is advisable to….
NORTHAMPTON — More than $80,000 will be funneled back into the Northampton area thanks to Cooley Dickinson Hospital’s (CDH) purchase….
Heart attacks and strokes strike millions of Americans each year. But the road to these often-fatal episodes is paved long….
HOLYOKE — Laura Piquette of Agawam has been named manager of the Health Information Management Department at Holyoke Medical Center…..
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center has been awarded a $200,000 challenge grant from The Kresge Foundation, to be used toward….
If Massachusetts someday slips from its perch as a recognized leader in health care, it won’t be for lack of….
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Two families have donated a total of $10 million to the Mayo Clinic to advance the progress….
In the classic Christmas TV special, Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, Rudolph’s little elf friend, Herbie, is a misfit because he….
Obtaining Medical Records With Subpoenas Attorneys Should Know The Effect Of The HIPAA Privacy Standards
New federal regulations may affect the way health care providers in Massa-chusetts respond to subpoenas for individuals’ health information. Privacy….
Kay told The Healthcare News that the essence of ABA is determining why an individual behaves in a certain way….
Serving Their Country Military Recruiters Compete With Civilian Medical Facilities To Attract Professionals
A group of New England nursing students recently took a field trip — courtesy of the U.S. Air Force. The….
Ronald Kidd’s passion for defibrillators has paid big dividends — in lives saved. After Kidd, an attorney with Robinson, Donovan,….
Understanding the science behind cardio training and testing each individual independently are key to successful cardio programming. To achieve optimal….
Despite the cost, considering that defibrillators have been around since the 1970s, are lightweight and portable, and are easy to….
Older Americans make up a growing percentage of the U.S. population. According to the 2000 U.S. Census, nearly 35 million….
Heart disease and stroke — the principal components of cardiovascular disease — are the first and third leading causes of….