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Twelve years ago, the Institute of Medicine, the independent health arm of the National Academy of Sciences, issued a groundbreaking….
If you are a primary-care provider and are not familiar with the term ‘patient-centered medical home,’ or PCMH, now is….
Where the Past and the Future – Meet New HealthSouth Facility Opens Its Doors in Ludlow Mills Complex
Looking back, Victoria Healy recalled that providing tours of what is now the former HealthSouth rehabilitation hospital in Ludlow was….
It’s been five years since H1N1 put a major scare into the medical community. The virus, a combination of influenza….
Twelve years ago, when Martha Lang was diagnosed with end-stage AIDS, the 36-year-old understood the disease and knew it had….
When a patient showed up at Baystate Medical Center with measles last month, the hospital sprung into action in more….
Even the most well-intentioned employers can potentially expose themselves to liability if they are not well versed in the benefits….
Sarcopenia, a loss of muscle mass often associated with weakness, is a commonly recognized cause of disability in older people…..
Cassano Joins BHS as Director of Occupational, Environmental Medicine PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Health Systems has announced the appointment of Dr. Victoria Cassano….
Sometimes it takes something to hit close to home before people sit up and take notice. At one time, measles….
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Health Center recently rolled out a new website, with the goal of being more user-friendly with more….
Throughout the early spring of 2014, there was considerable abuzz around Capitol Hill regarding the anticipated cuts in Medicare reimbursement….
SPRINGFIELD — Five Greater Springfield nursing homes received five-star ratings in a recently published report by U.S. News & World….
BOSTON — The Massachusetts healthcare reform law of 2006 set in motion a number of important changes to the healthcare….
SPRINGFIELD — The need for medical and community interpreters is rapidly increasing, and so is the demand for trained professionals….
NORTHAMPTON — To address findings from a recent health assessment, Cooley Dickinson Hospital will host its first annual Mental Health….
WARE — Baystate Mary Lane Hospital will sponsor a Babysitters Academy on May 18 to prepare area young people for….
WORCESTER — Fallon Health, a not-for-profit healthcare-services organization, recently celebrated a historic milestone in the growth of community-based care for….
GREENFIELD — The Oncology Department at Baystate Franklin Medical Center and dermatologist Dr. Joel Gordon, will co-sponsor a free skin-cancer….
Maura McCaffrey remembers reading the want ad in her Sunday paper — Health New England was looking for a clinical….