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Baystate Mary Lane to Host Colon Health Program on March 20
Two New Members Appointed to STCC Board of Trustees
HCC Foundation Offers More Than $200,000 in College Scholarships
Baystate Health Names Two New Trustees
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  • July 2004

    Results, Natuarally Family Veterinary Center Takes A Decidedly Nonconventional Approach

    When Greg Dubreuil’s white German shepherd, Nikita, was diagnosed with hip dysplasia a decade ago at the age of 2,….

    45 Earn Nursing Degrees At Holyoke Community College

    HOLYOKE — Forth-five individuals received associate in science in nursing degrees from Holyoke Community College at pinning ceremonies staged earlier….

    61 Receive Nursing Pins At Springfield technical Community College

    SPRINGFIELD — The 61 men and women in the associate degree nursing class of 2004 at Springfield Technical Community College….

    AIC Nursing Students Celebrate Commencement With Pinning

    SPRINGFIELD — Twenty-two nursing students at American International College celebrated their accomplishments with a pinning ceremony on May 23 in….

    An Ancient Discipline With New Goals Yoga Is Rapidly Gaining New Acceptance On The Health Club Circuit

    Over the past quarter-century, Ellen Vellicchi has observed plenty of changes in the fitness industry — one of which is….

    Baystate Medical Center To Conduct New Diabetes Counseling Study

    SPRINGFIELD — The Behavioral Medicine Research Department at Baystate Medical Center (BMC) has developed a new computerized tool to motivate….

    Baystate VNA, Hospice Volunteer Receives National Award

    SPRINGFIELD — Lainy Dullea, “volunteer extraordinaire” at the Baystate Visiting Nurse Assoc. and Hospice in Springfield, recently received the national….

    Beacon Award Presented Baystate Medical Center ICU Is Named One Of The Best in the United States

    SPRINGFIELD – Baystate Medical Center has one of the top hospital critical care units, according to the American Association of….

    Berkshire Medical Center Honors Eight Employees At Awards Ceremony

    PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center has bestowed awards on eight employees, recognizing their dedication to excellence in the provision of….

    BHS Appoints Risk Manager

    PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Health Systems announced the appointment of Terrence G. Hurst as director of Risk Management for both BHS….

    BRA Adds New MRI Scanner

    PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Radiological Associates (BRA) recently installed a new Philips Medical Systems open magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner, which….

    Cause For Concern Too Many Cancer Patients Receive Inadequate Chemotherapy Doses

    A national body of oncology researchers has uncovered an uncomfortable finding: about one-third of patients with potentially curable breast cancer….

    CMN Telethon Raises A Record $625,000

    SPRINGFIELD – Responding generously to the heartwarming stories about “miracle” children at Baystate Medical Center Children’s Hospital heard during the….

    Company Names Account Exec

    SPRINGFIELD — Tender Loving Care, the nation’s largest provider of Medicare home health services, has announced the hiring of Peter….

    Dollars and Sense Why You Need To Know The Real Value of Your Medical Practice

    How much is your practice worth? The answer depends on the underlying facts and circumstances. While there are guidelines and….

    Editorial State Takes Some Important Steps To Help Hospitals

    The state’s fiscal ’05 budget hasn’t been finalized yet — a House-Senate conference committee has passed a $24.8 billion compromise….

    Foreign Policy The Statewide Malpractice Strain Just Got Worse

    Physicians looking for some good news on the liability insurance front received a double dose of the opposite recently, with….

    Gene Shalit to Host Alzheimer’s Benefit at Tanglewood

    LENOX — Noted film crtic Gene Shalit will be the honorary chairperson of the 4th Annual Alzheimer’s at Tanglewood benefit….

    Getting To The Point Acupuncture Is Gaining Mainstream Acceptance, But Some Remain Cynical

    Acupuncture ranks as one of the oldest and most commonly used methods of healing in the world. But while it….

    Health Care A “Growth Engine”

    BOSTON — The New England Economic Partnership released a study last month showing that health care is one of the….

    Homing In Technological Advances Sharpen Effectiveness Of Prostate Cancer Treatments

    As cancer treatments have become more powerful and effective over the years, they have also posed a double-edged sword.  ….

    Hospice Program Receives $10,000 Donation From Hospice Shop

    NORTHAMPTON — Employees and members of the Volunteer board of the Hospice Shop credit their September 2003 move to a….

    Making Important Strides ACS Relay Raises More Than $215,000 For Programs, Research, Education

    SPRINGFIELD — The 12th Annual Relay for Life, organized by the Hampden County chapter of the American Cancer Society (ACS),….

    Mercy Launches New Geriatric Consultation Service

    SPRINGFIELD — Responding to the growing need for more carefully coordinated management of the medical and health and safety needs….

    MHA Announces New Officers

    BOSTON — Mount Auburn Hospital President and CEO Jeanette Clough was recently named the 64th chair of the Mass. Hospital….

    MMS Selects 2004-05 Leadership Team

    WALTHAM, Mass. — The Massachusetts Medical Society, the statewide membership organization for some 18,000 physicians, residents, and medical students, announced….

    Neary Named 20th Recipient Of BMC Honor Roll Award

    PITTSFIELD, MA — The name of the late J. Ryder Neary, M.D. will be placed on the Berkshire Medical Center….

    Not Worth The Trouble? New Medicare Drug Discount Cards Are Breeding Confusion Early On

    Far from clarifying essential health issues, the new Medicare prescription law and its discount drug card have left seniors and….

    Numbers Game Two Sides Sharply Divided On Nurse- Staffing Ratios

    Dr. Charles Cavagnaro calls it “cook-book legislation.”  By that, he means that those who support proposed legislation that would implement….

    Opinion Reagan Shed Light On Scourge Of Alzheimer’s Disease

    The Alzheimer’s Association joins the world in mourning the loss of former President of the United States Ronald Reagan. Our….

    Powerful Evidence Report Shows Significant Improvement In Many Cancer Survival Rates

    The nation’s leading cancer organizations report that Americans’ risk of getting and dying from cancer continues to decline and survival….

    Putting Your Best Foot Forward Intelligent Planning For Better Health Care Services Marketing

    Many health administrators face a dilemma when it comes to marketing health care services. The marketing landscape is large, and….

    Ruth’s House Family Council Honored

    LONGMEADOW — Susan Kline, Carol Hirshberg and Theo Glickman, representing the Family Council of Ruth’s House Assisted Living Residence, were….

    Wing Nurse Receives Certification

    PALMER — Marcia Turner, RN, BSN, CHPN, of the Quaboag Valley Hospice, recently received certification from the Hospice and Palliative….

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