1. Articles in category: Health Care

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    1. Massachusetts health council approves merger of Cooley Dickinson Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital | masslive.com

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      Massachusetts health council approves merger of Cooley Dickinson Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital | masslive.com

      Craig B. Melin, president and chief executive officer of Cooley Dickinson, said the ownership of the Northampton facilities will ultimately be transferred to Massachusetts General.  The transaction does not involve a capital expenditure and Cooley Dickinson will remain a separately licensed hospital after the transfer. Massachusetts General will become 'the sole corporate member' of the Cooley Dickinson Health Care Corp. and the hospital will become 'an indirect subsidiary' of Massachusetts General, according to the state Department of Public Health.

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    2. UMass-Amherst Undergraduate Research Conference: 7 intriguing research projects

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      UMass-Amherst Undergraduate Research Conference: 7 intriguing research projects

      Over 830 students from Massachusetts colleges and universities are giving presentations on a range of topics.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College   Westfield State University

    3. Harold Grinspoon, Diane Troderman donate $1 million to Baystate Medical Center emergency department in Springfield

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      Harold Grinspoon, Diane Troderman donate $1 million to Baystate Medical Center emergency department in Springfield

      The new emergency room follows the $296 million MassMutual Wing and its Davis Family Heart and Vascular Center, which opened in March of 2012. Both the MassMutual Wing and the emergency room are part of the "hospital of the future" project more than four years in the making.

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      Mentions:   Baystate Health   Springfield

    4. Cooley Dickinson Hospital supporters back acquisition of Northampton facility by Massachusetts General in Boston

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      Cooley Dickinson Hospital supporters back acquisition of Northampton facility by Massachusetts General in Boston

      Dozens of people attended a public hearing at Look Park Tuesday that was scheduled by the state Department of Public Health to gauge community input as it considers a proposed acquisition of Cooley Dickinson Hospital by Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital.

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      Mentions:   Northampton   Cooley Dickinson Hospital

    5. Accountable Care Associates set to open corporate headquarters in Springfield's Monarch Place

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      Accountable Care Associates set to open corporate headquarters in Springfield's Monarch Place

      Accountable Care Associates will open new corporate headquarters on March 28 at 1 Monarch Place with offices on the 10th floor.  Mayor Domenic J. Sarno said, “With the addition of Accountable Care Associates, a homegrown company, the Springfield revival continues.”

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      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   University of Massachusetts   Springfield

    6. Western Massachusetts health care providers team up to share patient information

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      Western Massachusetts health care providers team up to share patient information

      That's why RiverBend, Baystate Health, Sisters of Providence Health System which includes Mercy Medical Center, Valley Medical Group and Springfield Medical Associates have all agreed to participate in the Pioneer Valley Information Exchange or PVIX.

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      Mentions:   Baystate Health   Springfield   Northampton

    7. Report: Massachusetts gets an 'A' in health care price transparency - Boston Business Journal

      Explore The Business Journals (Mar 20 2013)

      Massachusetts was one of only two states — New Hampshire being the other — to receive top marks in a new national report on health-care transparency among U.S. health care systems.  The report by Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute and Catalyst for Payment Reform evaluated state laws to determine how much price information is reported to states and how easy it is for consumers to get that information.

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    8. Xenex germ-annihilating robots star in Cooley Dickinson Hospital's newest commercial

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      Xenex germ-annihilating robots star in Cooley Dickinson Hospital's newest commercial

      The Xenex germ-killing robots at Cooley Dickinson Hospital use ultraviolet light as their main weapon against infection, and are now the stars of a promotional TV commercial for the hospital. With the robots’ astonishing success in stopping the spread of infection, Cooley Dickinson has been eager to share their account with the rest of the world.

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      Mentions:   Northampton   Cooley Dickinson Hospital

    9. Westfield State University to offer medical interpreting class

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      Students will receive comprehensive information about all aspects of practicing as a medical interpreter, including standards of practice and code of ethics. The program is registered with the International Medical Interpreters Association and designed to meet the educational prerequisites for the professional certification as required by the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters.

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      Mentions:   Westfield State University   Westfield

    10. Elms College in Chicopee to provide medical care to poor, homeless people with 'caRe vaN'

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      Elms College in Chicopee to provide medical care to poor, homeless people with 'caRe vaN'

      The ribbon had been barely cut on the new Elms College caRe vaN and already nursing students were signing up for a chance to work on it.  The van, which is really a converted 32-foot recreational vehicle, will be traveling to two spots in the city to provide some basic medical care and information to underserved people in the city, said Michael Duffy, an assistant professor of nursing with Elms College and a brother for the Conventual Franciscan Friars.

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      Mentions:   Chicopee   Elms College   Peter Pan Bus Lines

    11. Baystate Children's Hospital awarded $1.6 million federal grant to help area families cope with psychological trauma

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      Baystate Children's Hospital awarded $1.6 million federal grant to help area families cope with psychological trauma

      The center’s mission is to lead the community in improving the health, safety, and well-being of children and families affected by trauma by providing expert medical and mental health treatment to address the negative effects of childhood trauma, in addition to providing prevention and education services to the community.

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      Mentions:   Baystate Health

    12. Baystate Children's Hospital Kristen Fioravanti-Collette named Nurse Educator of the Year in the pediatric and family medicine category by the Massachusetts chapter of March of Dimes

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      Baystate Children's Hospital Kristen Fioravanti-Collette named Nurse Educator of the Year in the pediatric and family medicine category by the Massachusetts chapter of March of Dimes

      Baystate Children’s Hospital critical care nurse Kristen Fioravanti-Collette, a registered nurse at the master degree level from Ludlow, has been named Nurse Educator of the Year by the March of Dimes Massachusetts Chapter, one of nine nurses in the state honored in the organization’s second annual Nurse of the Year Awards.

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      Mentions:   Baystate Health   Springfield

    13. Holyoke Medical Center to launch search for new president in wake of Hank Porten's resignation

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 29 2013)

      Under Porten’s leadership, Holyoke Medical Center received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, according to the news release. It also developed an award-winning stroke program, had the first breast cancer center in Western Massachusetts to receive national accreditation, and its Oncology Services consistently received accreditation with commendation from the commission on cancer of the American College of Surgeons.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke Medical Center   Holyoke   Westfield

    14. Holyoke Health Center lays off 14 employees in medical records department

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 25 2013)

      “The Health Center does not have the resources to maintain positions that are not covered by contracts, grants or third party reimbursements,“ Jay Brienes, executive director of the health center, said in a release

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Holyoke

    15. Healthy Growth Pattern | BusinessWest

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      Healthy Growth Pattern | BusinessWest

      Indeed, instead of going into business together and operating a single franchise of a growing national chain of urgent-care centers called Doctors Express — which was one of the options they discussed at that lunch — they decided instead to become what’s known as master franchisees, overseeing not a location of this chain, which offers an alternative to crowded emergency rooms and the primary-care physician’s office when it’s closed, but a region, in this case most of New England.

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    16. Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton moves ahead with Massachusetts General affiliation

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      Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton moves ahead with Massachusetts General affiliation

      The affiliation between Cooley Dickinson Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital is proceeding as planned. Both parties plan to file for federal antitrust review of the agreement this month, according to Cooley Dickinson spokeswoman Diane Cutillo. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health must also approve a determination of need for the affiliation. Cutillo said it could take a year or more to gain approval on the state and federal levels.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Northampton   Cooley Dickinson Hospital

    17. Hampshire County Regional Chamber draws support from Cooley Dickinson Hospital

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      Hampshire County Regional Chamber draws support from Cooley Dickinson Hospital

      The founding board of the Hampshire County Regional Chamber recently announced a $15,000 pledge by Cooley Dickinson Hospital to the developing initiative, and hospital President and Chief Executive Officer Craig Melin will join the founding board for the regional body.

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      Mentions:   Amherst   Northampton   Cooley Dickinson Hospital

    18. Springfield's Caring Health Center celebrates start of construction on new clinic in South End

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      Springfield's Caring Health Center celebrates start of construction on new clinic in South End

      U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield joined electricians, iron workers and other tradesmen to celebrate the start of construction on the Caring Health Center’s $23 million clinic in the South End.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Congressman Richard E. Neal

    19. Springfield Technical Community College SIMS Medical Center to offer three new certificate programs for health-care work

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      Springfield Technical Community College SIMS Medical Center to offer three new certificate programs for health-care work

      Beginning this month, the SIMS Medical Center at Springfield Technical Community College will offer three new, college credit, certificate programs for enhanced certified nursing assistant, for patient-care technicians, sterile processing technicians and community health workers.

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      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    20. Patrick signs bill requiring oral cancer drug coverage, over business groups' opposition

      Explore bizjournals (Jan 6 2013)

      Employer groups say they are faced with a burgeoning list of new mandates every year that threaten their ability to provide affordable health care to workers.
      The bill, first filed in 2009 by State Senator Stephen M. Brewer, is designed to mitigate the sometimes astronomical co-pays for newly-approved therapies.
      “The bottom line is that this bill is about keeping up with technology. Oral cancer therapies are the future of cancer treatment and most importantly they are not interchangeable with IV drugs,” Brewer said in a statement. “This new law will provide an additional level of comfort for patients as well ...

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Associated Industries of Massachusetts

    21. Mercy Medical Center building project includes plans to demolish Allis Mansion

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      Mercy Medical Center building project includes plans to demolish Allis Mansion

      The medical building project, which is expected to be completed in early 2014, is being developed by Carew Chestnut Partners, in partnership with Sisters of Providence and Hampden County Physician Associates. A three-story, 75,000-square-foot medical office building is being built.

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    22. Massachusetts is projected to return to pre-recession employment levels by mid-2014

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      We’ve got to wait until 2014 before employment in the Bay State returns to pre-recession levels. And after we get there, we’ll be staring at a dramatically different economy than the one we left behind in early 2008.

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    23. Baystate Medical Center in Springfield dedicates new emergency room

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      Baystate Medical Center in Springfield dedicates new emergency room

      The new $45 million emergency room at Baystate Medical Center will accept its first patient at 7 a.m. Monday, and hospital officials hosted a dedication ceremony Friday.

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      Mentions:   Baystate Health   Springfield   Mark R. Tolosky

    24. Baystate Medical Center readies to open new emergency room with 3 times as much space, helipad

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      Baystate Medical Center readies to open new emergency room with 3 times as much space, helipad

      The new emergency room has three trauma rooms for adults and each is big enough to handle two patients. The adjacent pediatric emergency department has its own resuscitation room.

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      Mentions:   MassMutual   Baystate Health   Springfield

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