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SPRINGFIELD — Families who have experienced the death of a child over the past year are invited to attend the….
SPRINGFIELD — Community allies and local legislators will join area healthcare and home-care workers, members of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers….
WARE — As a result of the long, cold, winter season, many people’s diets change and become unbalanced, said Kelly….
CHICAGO — Prior to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), chief compliance officers say their role in their healthcare organizations was….
PALMER — Dr. Mohammad Abdul Maleque Khan has joined the medical staff at Baystate Wing Hospital. He will provide primary-care….
WALTHAM — Mass. Medical Society President Dr. Richard Pieters praised the recent passage of the Medicare payment-reform act by the….
GREENFIELD — Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s Volunteer Services Department and Artisans of Western Mass. will host an April Artisan Fair….
CHICAGO — Patient safety has always been a mantra in the hospital setting. But do hospitals get an actual financial….
HOLYOKE — The ninth annual 40 Under Forty award program, staged by BusinessWest, HCN’s sister publication, will be held at….
CAMBRIDGE — The American Red Cross of Massachusetts announced Juliette Kayyem’s election to its Regional board of directors. “We could….
SPRINGFIELD — Advanced Vein Care Center, a Springfield-based treatment center for venous disease, announced confirmation of accreditation in superficial venous….
CHICAGO — Millennials are poised to have a major influence on the direction of healthcare delivery due to their preference….
SPRINGFIELD — Praised for her leadership and for using her skills in geriatrics and palliative care to help Spanish-speaking and….
PITTSFIELD — In a move that will help to ensure long-term obstetric and gynecologic services throughout the region, Berkshire Health….
WEST SPRINGFIELD — The public is invited to attend Simplify Your Home Sale, a free seminar at Landmark at Monastery….
CHICAGO — Hospitals have cut their use of fossil fuel for their energy needs in recent years, but they still….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center announced that Cynthia and William Lyons have made a $1 million challenge gift to Transforming….
HOLYOKE — Spiros Hatiras, president and CEO of Valley Health Systems and Holyoke Medical Center, announced the promotion of Tina….
WESTFIELD — Noble Visiting Nurse & Hospice has earned a 100% deficiency-free rating from the Mass. Department of Public Health….
CHICAGO — Each year, there are nearly 1 million patient falls in U.S. hospitals, resulting in injury in 30% to….
SPRINGFIELD — Jennifer Faulkner, who began her career at Baystate Medical Center 17 years ago as a writer and video….
AMHERST — The College of Nursing at UMass Amherst will explore new frontiers in social-justice issues in healthcare as part….
HOLYOKE — All physicians must have malpractice insurance. But all policies aren’t alike. It’s critical that you choose one that….
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fewer than half of emergency-department (ED) visits are to the patient’s local emergency room, according to a….
GREENFIELD — Dr. Thomas Higgins has joined Baystate Franklin Medical Center and the Baystate Health Northern Region as chief medical….
WESTFIELD — The Western Mass. Knights, the Center for Human Development (CHD) Disability Resources junior and adult sled-hockey teams will….
SPRINGFIELD — Springfield College Assistant Professor of Physical Education Elizabeth Mullin received the 2015 Mabel Lee Award during the annual….
CHICAGO — Although patients’ ability to seek healthcare information online is an important part of patient engagement, hospitals’ online advertising….
WESTFIELD — Following up last year’s successful event, Westfield State University will host its second annual Relay for Life on….
LUDLOW — Keystone Commons was presented with a 2015 Best of Assisted Living Award for receiving consistently high ratings from….
SPRINGFIELD — Making healthy food choices to maintain good health isn’t enough; people must make informed food choices that meet….
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) next-generation accountable-care organization (ACO) — a model that asks….
HOLYOKE — The Loomis Communities announced that the Loomis House Nursing Center has received the maximum favorable score on reviews….
SPRINGFIELD — Smith & Wesson Corp. will host its annual live comedy show to support two local children’s charities, Shriners….
NORTHAMPTON — For people who are caring for family members and friends with a chronic illness or others who face….
BALTIMORE — Efforts to improve patient engagement are making their way to one of the most intimidating parts of the….
HOLYOKE — Attorney Karen Jackson of Jackson & Torrone, P.C., will lead a series of classes on elder law and….
SPRINGFIELD — Springfield College Physical Therapy Professor Dawn Roberts and a group of 11 physical-therapy and occupational-therapy students are taking….
NORTHAMPTON — Lathrop Communities announced the appointment of Rob Olmsted to the newly created position of Lathrop Care Coordinator. Olmstead….
CHICAGO — The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) kicked off its 2015 Congress with a celebration of diverse healthcare….