Category Archives: HCN News & Notes

Amherst Chamber to Lead Ribbon Cutting at Achieve TMS East

AMHERST — Achieve TMS East will host a grand opening and open house on Thursday, Sept. 28 from 5 to….

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Holyoke Medical Center to Honor Esmat Ezzat, Tom Hazen

HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center announced that Esmat Ezzat and Tom Hazen will each be honored with a Lifetime Achievement….

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Springfield Regional Chamber to Host Speed Networking at Expo

SPRINGFIELD — The Business & Innovation Expo of Western Mass., the seventh annual business-to-business show produced by BusinessWest and the….

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Facial Cosmetic & Maxillofacial Surgery Promotes Leslie Leone

EAST LONGMEADOW — Facial Cosmetic & Maxillofacial Surgery, P.C. announced the promotion of Leslie Leone to clinical nurse supervisor. “Leslie….

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Sunshine Village Marks 50th Anniversary with Great Days Gala

CHICOPEE — Building on the dream of several parents of children with disabilities in 1967, local nonprofit Sunshine Village celebrated….

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Kimball Farms Life Care to Host Talk on Identity Theft, Computer Fraud

LENOX — Kimball Farms Life Care in Lenox will host a presentation on identity theft, the Equifax security breach, computer….

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STCC to Host Designer of Artificial Limbs for Children

SPRINGFIELD — Dr. Albert Manero, president of Limbitless Solutions, a company that makes artificial limbs for children through 3D printing….

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Kimball Farms Lifecare Hosts ‘Not in Our Town’ Film Showing Oct. 4

LENOX — Kimball Farms Lifecare in Lenox will host a showing of a Not in Our Town documentary on Wednesday,….

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CNBC Commentator Ron Insana to Keynote Expo Lunch Event

SPRINGFIELD — The Business & Innovation Expo of Western Mass., the seventh annual business-to-business show produced by BusinessWest and the….

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Springfield College, Baystate Rehabilitation Care Host Joint Speaker Series

SPRINGFIELD — Springfield College and Baystate Rehabilitation Care will host the third annual Joint Speaker Series on Wednesday, Oct. 4,….

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NAMI Western Mass to Present Benefit Concert on Sept. 29

AGAWAM — The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Western Massachusetts will be holding a special music benefit concert on….

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HospiceCare in the Berkshires Offers Support Group for Loss of a Child

PITTSFIELD — HospiceCare in the Berkshires (HCIB) will offer a grief support group for those who have lost a child…..

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Expo Breakfast to Feature Revitalize CDC, JoinedForces Fund-raiser

SPRINGFIELD — The Business & Innovation Expo of Western Mass. will kick off on Thursday, Nov. 2 with a fund-raising….

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Linda Manor Residents to Offer Discussion of Assisted Living

NORTHAMPTON — Residents of Linda Manor Assisted Living will host a resident panel discussion of assisted living on Sunday, Oct…..

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Fund-raising Efforts Underway for 24th Annual Rays of Hope Events

SPRINGFIELD — Rays of Hope is putting a call out for walkers and runners who have the power to bring….

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Business & Innovation Expo to Feature Panel Talk on Cybersecurity

SPRINGFIELD — The Business & Innovation Expo of Western Mass., the seventh annual business-to-business show produced by BusinessWest and the….

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Study: Type-and-click Tasks Drain Half the Primary-care Workday

CHICAGO — Primary-care physicians spend more than half of their workday at a computer screen performing data entry and other….

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EMT Training Program Begins Oct. 3 in Ware

WARE — Holyoke Community College, in collaboration with the Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation, is offering an EMT training program….

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Expo to Bring Back ‘Marketing Myths Revealed’ Panel

SPRINGFIELD — The Business & Innovation Expo of Western Mass., the seventh annual business-to-business show produced by BusinessWest and the….

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Belchertown Girls Volleyball Team Supports Baystate Mary Lane

WARE — Student athletes from Belchertown High School girls’ volleyball team started their school year and fall volleyball season by….

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Mark Fulco Named President of Mercy Medical Center

SPRINGFIELD — Mark Fulco has been named president of Mercy Medical Center, effective October 9. In this role, he will….

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Pathlight, VVM Seek Innovations to Benefit People with Disabilities

SPRINGFIELD — Applications are now open for the second year of the Pathlight Challenge, Pathlight’s partnership with Valley Venture Mentors….

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Expo Seminar Aims to Help Business People Build Skills to Succeed

SPRINGFIELD — The Business & Innovation Expo of Western Mass., the seventh annual business-to-business show produced by BusinessWest and the….

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WNEU Lecture Series to Tackle Health Effects of Chemicals

SPRINGFIELD — The Western New England University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences announced its community lecture series, titled Healthy….

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training to Be Held in October

WARE, PALMER — Youth Mental Health First Aid Training will be held at Baystate Mary Lane in Ware on Wednesday,….

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Fallon Health, BHS, Community Health Programs Form ACO

WORCESTER — Berkshire Health Systems, through its physician hospital organization called the Partnership for Health in the Berkshires, and Community….

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Hoarding Disorder Conference Slated for Oct. 18 in Hadley

HADLEY — “Hoarding Disorder: Recovery Is Real” will be the theme of this year’s conference presented by the Western Massachusetts….

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Nursing Students Begin Class at UMass Center at Springfield

SPRINGFIELD — As the academic year gets underway, 88 new students from the UMass Amherst College of Nursing’s accelerated bachelor….

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Business & Innovation Expo Social to Feature Food Competition

SPRINGFIELD — The Business & Innovation Expo of Western Mass., the seventh annual business-to-business show produced by BusinessWest and the….

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Dr. Joseph Yared Joins Urology Professional Services of BMC

PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Health Systems announced the appointment of Dr. Joseph Yared, a urologic surgeon, to the medical staff of….

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Cancer House of Hope Opens New Rooms for Reiki, Oncology Massage

WEST SPRINGFIELD — CHD Cancer House of Hope will host the official opening of newly completed private rooms for reiki….

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Caregivers Invited to Cardiovascular Conference on Sept. 13

WEST SPRINGFIELD — Area caregivers are invited to attend the fourth annual Western New England Regional STEMI Acute Myocardial Infarction….

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Business & Innovation Expo to Feature ‘Ask an Expert Roundtable’

SPRINGFIELD — The Business & Innovation Expo of Western Mass., the seventh annual business-to-business show produced by BusinessWest and the….

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Springfield BID Extends Cruise Nights to Benefit Shriners, Square One

SPRINGFIELD — Every Monday evening throughout the summer, dozens of classic cars cruised into Court Square in downtown Springfield, where….

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Retailers Ready to Shine at Business & Innovation Expo on Nov. 2

SPRINGFIELD — The Business & Innovation Expo of Western Mass., the seventh annual business-to-business show produced by BusinessWest and the….

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Christopher Matteson Joins EANE as Grant Developer

AGAWAM — The Employers Assoc. of the NorthEast (EANE) announced that Christopher Matteson has joined the EANE team as grant….

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Physical Therapy, Visual and Performing Arts Students Collaborate at SC

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield College departments of Physical Therapy and Visual and Performing Arts recently hosted a cross-disciplinary collaboration that….

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Expo Breakfast to Feature Revitalize CDC, JoinedForces Fund-raiser

SPRINGFIELD — The Business & Innovation Expo of Western Mass. will kick off on Thursday, Nov. 2 with a fund-raising….

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Young Adults Fall Behind in Treatment, Control of High Blood Pressure

DALLAS — Young adults, particularly men, lag behind middle-aged and older adults in awareness and treatment of high blood pressure,….

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American International College Introduces Online RN-to-BSN Program

SPRINGFIELD — The Division of Nursing in the School of Health Sciences at American International College (AIC) now offers a….

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