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There was a time in health care, Mark Tolosky said, when a person’s first major hospitalization was often the last…..
George Koller beamed with appreciation over the recent $1.75 million donation to Noble Hospital — even though he had no….
LUDLOW — Keystone Senior, LLC has broken ground and begun construction on Keystone Commons, a new 90-unit, $15 million independent….
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Hospital has earned the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of….
GREENFIELD — As Franklin Medical Center nears completion of its $5.5 million Second Century Campaign, three more corporations have made….
“The best health care decisions are made not by government and insurance companies, but by patients and their doctors,” said….
The cost of providing health insurance for municipal employees and retirees has almost doubled in the past six years, while….
A critical step in understanding a cancer diagnosis and deciding how to overcome it is having timely access to unbiased,….
CHICOPEE — Chicopee Visiting Nurse Assoc. has been named to the 2006 HomeCare Elite, an inaugural compilation of top-quality home….
Post Named Administrator of Providence Care Center LENOX — Robert Post has been appointed administrator of Providence Care Center of….
SPRINGFIELD — The American Red Cross recently honored the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. (MassMutual) with its Circle of Humanitarians….
When Baystate Health started down the road toward a smoke-free work environment more than a year ago, it had people….
BURLINGTON — Eighty-five percent of Massachusetts hospital units provided nursing care at or above planned levels for 2006. That’s according….
NORTHAMPTON — Cooley Dickinson Hospital recently received the American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines–Stroke (GWTG-Stroke) Initial Performance Achievement Award…..
The first time Cynthia Hinckley brought a dog into a hospital, even before she launched her therapy-dog business 15 years….
Wiggins the poodle was an ideal sleeping companion, said Suzanne St. Germain — at 10 pounds, he didn’t take up….
A woman named Beth experienced a type of seizure that caused her muscles to jerk suddenly without warning, often causing….
The nursing shortage has been one of the top American health care stories over the past five years, but the….
Kevin McCaskill knows that the long-term economic health of Springfield depends, at least in part, on keeping homegrown talent in….
When starting up or reorganizing a medical or dental practice, doctors must decide what form of entity to practice under…..
Every local public school district is obligated to educate all school-aged children within its borders. When it comes to children….
The trends have been widely reported in health care for years: a rapidly aging population, combined with advances in technology….