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BY JOSEPH BEDNAR Robert Perry has been in hospital administration long enough — almost 30 years, at seven hospitals in….
Carol Katz heard the questions when Loomis Communities emerged as a potential buyer for Reeds Landing, which filed for bankruptcy….
With the president and Congress still searching for ways to forge a health care reform bill, here’s hoping that a….
Lyme disease is an increasing threat in Massachusetts, and of all the infectious diseases that threaten our personal and public….
Over the course of 130 years, any community health program will shift its focus multiple times to meet changing needs…..
When it comes to sleep medicine, people are … well, waking up. “Before I got into this field, in 1989,….
For most people, hardly a day goes by without some kind of miscommunication or misunderstanding, leading to confusion or distress…..
Many of us toss and turn or watch the clock when we can’t sleep for a night or two. But….
Life after the Big Scare Baystate Cardiac & Wellness Program Keeps Heart Patients Out of the Hospital
Robert Berry says the name of Baystate Health’s Cardiovascular Rehab & Wellness Program is important. Sure, the rehabilitation aspect gets….
When Jill LeGates surveys the acute inpatient unit at Weldon Rehabilitation Hospital, she understands the importance of having the full….
While much of the discussion in the past year has regarded the changes in the federal estate-tax laws, it is….
Richard Serino says the field of nuclear medicine, or the use of so-called radiopharmaceuticals to diagnose and treat illness, is….
HMC Names Mlapah Chief of Medicine HOLYOKE — Dr. Theodore Mlapah has been named chief of Medicine at Holyoke Medical….
Heart to Heart The second annual Heart to Heart gala was staged Feb. 6 to benefit Rick’s Place, the Wilbraham-based….
Heart of the Matter ‘Changing Lives’ Is the Simple Job Description for This Interventional Cardiologist
Dr. Ashequl Islam remembers his work in surgery during his internship at Dhaka Medical College in his homeland of Bangladesh,….
Are you concerned about obesity? Have you ever thought of using that emotional energy to do something about good nutrition?….
Health and dental insurance costs are again rising by double-digit percentages. Many practices are coping with this by simply paying….
GREENFIELD — When you have a family member or friend in the hospital, are you ever a bit nervous about….
SPRINGFIELD — For the second time, Baystate Medical Center has been named a Magnet hospital for excellence in nursing services,….
SPRINGFIELD — The American Red Cross Pioneer Valley Chapter’s 2010 Hometown Heroes Breakfast will take place on Thursday, March 11….
WESTERN MASS. — The Berkshire Area Health Education Center (Berkshire AHEC) has announced its selection by the Mass. League of….
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center will present a free community-education program concerning Carpal tunnel syndrome on Tuesday, March 2 at….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center staff, health providers, and members of the community recently celebrated the 15th anniversary of the….
SPRINGFIELD — Members of a pediatric surgical team at Baystate Children’s Hospital were recognized for their collaborative and creative approach….
SPRINGFIELD — Health New England has just published Rusty Sprout’s Nutrition Project, the fifth book in the HNE Whiz Kidz….
SPRINGFIELD — A new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) facility in Springfield aims to fit patients to a T — 3T,….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center’s Life Laboratories has been awarded accreditation by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on….
NORTHAMPTON — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) has designated Cooley Dickinson Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center….
SPRINGFIELD — The Diagnostic Imaging Department at Mercy Medical Center now offers the latest MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) services with….
SPRINGFIELD — As more and more stories about bullying make the headlines both locally and nationally — including, in the….
HOLYOKE — Every eight weeks, when Steve Clarke donates blood, he feels a connection to his father. Clarke is two….
SPRINGFIELD — The Diabetes Education Center at Mercy Medical Center has been awarded continued Education Recognition from the American Diabetes….