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Ben Surner says it would be much easier — and probably more cost-effective — to tear down the property at….
With just a few weeks to go in her pregnancy and her little girl, Jordan, vying for her undivided attention,….
SPRINGFIELD – The American Medical Association (AMA) kicked off its 2005 ‘Doctors Back to School’ program recently at Lincoln Elementary….
SPRINGFIELD – Dr. Grace Makari-Judson, a medical oncologist in the Baystate Regional Cancer Program at the D’Amour Center for Cancer….
SPRINGFIELD – Baystate Medical Center, a national leader in patient safety and health care quality, scored higher than national and….
Billing For Services Of Nonphysician Diagnostic Testing Category Has Its Own Set Of Supervision Guidelines
In the April issue we discussed the meaning of and requirements for ‘incident to’ billing for nonphysician practitioners (NPPs) and….
Building Business Partnerships STCC Project Works To Identify Needs Of Regional ‘Clusters, ’ Including In Health
Geoff Little says area employers have been asked many times — and in many ways — to project into the….
GREENFIELD – Franklin Medical Center’s Radiology Department has added a Computer Aided Detection (CAD) system to its mammography service that….
On July 19, 2004, Gov. Mitt Romney signed into law amendments to the state’s already restrictive Independent Contractor law that….
Too often, we perceive that major medical advances are made first in Boston, and eventually trickle west. But as health….
SPRINGFIELD – After learning about Baystate Health System’s leadership role in patient safety, Kenneth Thorpe, PhD, former deputy assistant secretary….
The Holyoke Health Center has embarked on a renovation project that promises to bring new jobs, new commerce, and, ultimately,….
Lessons From The Terri Schiavo Case Making Your Own Advanced Directive Decisions Can Help Avoid A Nightmare
There is no question that the Terri Schiavo case has sparked considerable attention both in the media and the public….
Seventeen years ago Blaine Drysdale was riding his motorcycle home at night when he saw two sets of headlights coming….
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center has named five new members to its Board of Directors. They are: • William R…..
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center recently announced a new partnership with Healthtrax Fitness & Wellness to serve the communities’ growing….
The study became a national story, and you could almost hear the nerves of ‘older doctors’ around the country being….
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center has expanded its multidisciplinary Lung Cancer Program with the addition of Francis J. Podbielski, MD,….
Researching For Answers Baystate’s New Spermicide Study Could Contribute To Lower HIV Rates Globally
The search has begun for a better birth control method that could also reduce HIV transmission rates worldwide. And….
Sorting Through The Information Overload The Key Is Finding Sources That Are Credible, Trustworthy, And Understandable
The amount of health information available to the public today is staggering. From news reports to advertising to the Internet,….
SPRINGFIELD — Springfield College will establish a new School of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies and has appointed William Susman….
LONGMEADOW – Jewish 7th grade students from the Sandi Kupperman Learning Center at Temple Beth El in Springfield and 6th….
Three employees of Baystate Rehab-ilitation Services at Franklin Medical Center recently received advanced certification or degrees in rehabilitation to further….
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center has announced the appointment of three physicians as its medical staff officers: Dr. Robert Byrne….
PALMER — Wing Memorial Hospital and Medical Centers is pleased to announce that Kim Canty has been appointed as Development….