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Judith Fine calls it “Breast Prosthesis 101.” That’s the informal discussion she has with those women who come to….
By now, radio listeners all over Massachusetts have heard the ad — the one featuring the sounds of a building….
Not long after Claire D’Amour Daley sent a global E-mail to Big Y employees letting them know that the D’Amour….
SPRINGFIELD — Mark R. Tolosky, president and CEO of Baystate Health System, was recently presented with the Silver Beaver Award….
SOUTH HADLEY — The Loomis Communities has announced that Lawrence R. (Larry) Gonneville has been named the recipient of the….
HOLYOKE — This promises to be one very special evening. For the first time in decades, Holyoke Medical Center….
As The Healthcare News goes to press this month, state lawmakers are launching a set of recommendations to directly counter….
It’s fair to say that, as a rule, physicians enjoy practicing medicine and would rather live without its administrative side,….
SPRINGFIELD — Karen Moore, F.A.C.H.E., vice president of Hospital Operations at Franklin Medical Center, and Joan Sullivan, F.A.C.H.E., vice president….
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Hospital (CDH) was one of several hospitals featured in a segment by Boston’s WCVB-TV Channel 5….
Beginning in July, state employees enrolled in Tufts Health Plan will have to pay significantly higher co-payments if they seek….
To hear Michael Penna tell it, the computerization of the modern doctor’s office has been a slow revolution. But….
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center will present a special CPR recertification for health care providers on April 24 from 8….
NORTHAMPTON — Five employees of Cooley Dickinson Hospital’s Women’s Imaging Center recently earned certification from the International Society for Clinical….
WARE — Mary Lane Medical Associates, a Baystate Medical Practice, recently announced that Dr. Michael Hakim has joined the staff….
BELCHERTOWN — Dr. Mohammed S. Ahmed, medical director of Mary Lane Ob/Gyn, now providews obstetric and gynecological services at Belchertown….
BOSTON — The population is aging. More people are using the health care system. More health care professionals are needed…..
HOLYOKE — Dr. Daniel Levy of Northampton has been elected chief of medicine at Holyoke Medical Center. Levy began….
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Medical Center and Fairview Hospital have announced the appointment of Dr. Kevin M. McDonnell, a radiologist who….
HOLYOKE — On a recent Tuesday afternoon, radiology student Lisa Bihler pumped cream into her coffee at a countertop condiments….
A ’Decade Of Decline’ In Practice Physician Practice Environment Index Falls 3.6% In 2003, Reaching An All-time Low
WALTHAM — The Mass. Medical Society (MMS) today released its Physician Practice Environment Index for 2003, and the analysis shows….
Gary Fialky says the American Cancer Society’s annual Omar T. Pace, M.D. Recognition Dinner was created more than a decade….
PITTSFIELD — In conjunction with National Doctors Day, the staff of Berkshire Medical Center has recognized Dr. Robert Wespiser with….
HOLYOKE — “Sometimes, healing a wound includes touching a heart.” These are the words of Charlotte A. Langlois, registered….
Dr. Paul Kanev says too many young patients from Western Mass. have to travel to Boston to undergo neurosurgery —….
HOLYOKE — The Mount Tom Mental Health Center has announced that it has been awarded a contract by the Mass…..
SPRINGFIELD — Donna M. Clapp of Feeding Hills was selected from 2,500 applicants nationwide to receive the $1,000 Paul Cole….
Getting older doesn’t take planning. It just happens. Growing into the elder years successfully, on the other hand, does….
Under Massachusetts law, any competent person is authorized to establish a durable power of attorney (POA). A POA is a….
Three years ago, hospitals and other health care institutions were bemoaning the shortage of students in nursing programs. Today,….
Dr. Kamal Kalia remembers his first experience with a doctor-shadowing program. It was long before he became a neurologist at….
The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 contains the most extensive changes to Medicare since the program….
Just when doctors thought they had heard it all, the long-awaited Phase II of the Stark Law final rule was….