1. Articles in category: Health Care

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    1. Manhan Internal Medicine adds staff, completes renovation

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      Manhan Internal Medicine adds staff, completes renovation

      Manhan Internal Medicine, a family medicine practice made up of four health-care providers, recently completed an office renovation that doubles the space and makes an on-site blood draw station available to patients. The practice also brought on two additional physician assistants as well. In this way, the practice is building on a model that Mark Bigda, an internist with a focus on adult and family medicine, sees as the way forward for family medicine at a time when physicians are backing away from family practice to focus on a specialty.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Holyoke

    2. Health-care jobs important to Springfield economy, but where is the growth? | masslive

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      Health-care jobs important to Springfield economy, but where is the growth? | masslive

      Fourteen percent of the jobs in Greater Springfield are in the health-care industry, placing the Pioneer Valley among the top 20 metropolitan areas nationally in terms of the share of employment made up by health-care jobs.  The numbers are from a Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program MetroMonitor report on health care and its importance in the economies of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the nation.

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      Mentions:   Baystate Health   Springfield   Holyoke

    3. Northampton's Cooley Dickinson Hospital officially affiliate of Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners Healthcare, affiliation includes plans for comprehensive cancer center

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      Northampton's Cooley Dickinson Hospital officially affiliate of Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners Healthcare, affiliation includes plans for comprehensive cancer center

      Cooley Dickinson Health Care officially became an affiliate of Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners HealthCare System on July 1, according to a release from Cooley. The affiliation became final when amended articles of organization for Cooley Dickinson Health Care and Cooley Dickinson Hospital that made Mass General the sole corporate member of Cooley Dickinson Health Care Corp. became effective Dr. Peter L. Slavin, Mass General president, and Craig Melin, Cooley Dickinson president and chief executive officer, signed off on the affiliation closing memorandum, using telemedicine technology.

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      Mentions:   Northampton   Cooley Dickinson Hospital

    4. Workers erect steel at new Sisters of Providence and Hampden County Physician Associates medical building

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      Workers erect steel at new Sisters of Providence and Hampden County Physician Associates medical building

      Workers have erected the steel frame for the new 75,000-square -foot, $20 million office building for Hampden County Physician Associates and Sisters of Providence Health System. The building at Carew and Chestnut streets will house the Weldon Rehabilitation Hospital's outpatient rehabilitation programs, Mercy Hearing Center and two Mercy-affiliated physician practices.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Sisters of Providence Health System   Weldon Rehabilitation Hospital

    5. Noble Hospital donates 2 automated defibrillators to St. Mary School in Westfield

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      Noble Hospital donates 2 automated defibrillators to St. Mary School in Westfield

      Noble Hospital recently donated two automated external defibrillators to St. Mary School. The donation is part of Noble Hospital's campaign to promote CPR and AED awareness in the community. AEDs are small, portable devices used to restart the heart after cardiac arrest; they are designed to be simple and easy to use by average people with only minimal training. When used in conjunction with CPR, AEDs can give a victim time to get to the hospital, but in order for an AED to be effective, treatment must be administered immediately.

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      Mentions:   Westfield

    6. Wing Memorial Hospital in Palmer holds centennial rededication ceremony

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      Wing Memorial Hospital in Palmer holds centennial rededication ceremony

      Wing Memorial Hospital held its centennial rededication ceremony Wednesday, marking 100 years of service to Palmer and the surrounding towns.  “Once again, Wing has made history,” Dr. Charles E. Cavagnaro III, Wing’s president and chief executive officer, told the crowd..  Wing, the town’s largest employer, has come a long way since its beginnings as a hospital run out of a home on North Main Street, now the site of Country Bank. A $12 million expansion of the emergency department recently was announced, and that project is expected to be completed in two years. Fundraising for the project has ...

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Palmer   Springfield

    7. 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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    8. 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

    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

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

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      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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    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. 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

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

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

      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

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

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      “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

    21. 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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    22. 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

    23. 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

    24. 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

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