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

      Explore bizjournals (Dec 5 2012)

      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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    2. Baystate Medical Center in Springfield dedicates new emergency room

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 30 2012)

      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

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

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 29 2012)

      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

    4. New Baystate Medical Center children's emergency room in Springfield built to a kid's-eye view

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 16 2012)

      New Baystate Medical Center children's emergency room in Springfield built to a kid's-eye view

      Baystate Medical Center showed off its new 18-bed pediatric emergency room Thursday, part of a total new $45-million emergency department that opens to the public Dec. 3.

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      Mentions:   Baystate Health   Springfield   Chicopee

    5. Building Partnerships | BusinessWest

      Explore BusinessWest (Nov 6 2012)

      Building Partnerships | BusinessWest

      Dan Moen, president and CEO of the Sisters of Providence Health System (SPHS), is rather proud of the new silver ceremonial shovel in his office.

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    6. Springfield's AIC gets federal grant to help nursing students pay for their education

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      Springfield's AIC gets federal grant to help nursing students pay for their education

      U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, announced the grant along with college President Vincent M. Maniaci.

      Neal is an AIC graduate.

      The $2.4 million is the largest grant awarded from the federal program to a Massachusetts college and is the largest federal grant ever received by American International College.

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      Mentions:   American International College   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   West Springfield

    7. State taps into international eHealth

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Oct 24 2012)

      State officials and lawmakers are tapping into electronic health opportunities to stimulate jobs and business growth throughout the Commonwealth. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    8. Mercy Medical Center launches construction of $20 million outpatient medical building in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 22 2012)

      Mercy Medical Center launches construction of $20 million outpatient medical building in Springfield

      Sisters of Providence Health System, joined by its partners and local officials, launched a $20 million construction project at Mercy Medical Center on Monday to build a $20 million, state-of-the-art outpatient medical office center.

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      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   The Republican

    9. Mass. to launch Health Information Exchange

      Explore masshightech.com (Oct 15 2012)

      Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and other state officials and hospital executives will gather at Massachusetts General Hospital to send the first electronic  medical records data to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Baystate Health   Springfield

    10. UMass professor receives nearly $900,000 grant to increase number of minority nurses

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      UMass professor receives nearly $900,000 grant to increase number of minority nurses

      The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Bureau of Health Professions awarded Swinney $892,559 for a program called “Achieving Diversity: A Comprehensive Approach to Nursing Workforce Diversity.”

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    11. Holyoke adding pediatric dental center

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Oct 11 2012)

      Holyoke adding pediatric dental center

      Holyoke Health Center is going to add a pediatric dental center to its building. It's the last part of a $25 million project that started ten years ago. Congressmen Richard Neal and John Olver were there today. The center will give both access and education to parents of young children.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke   Congressman Richard E. Neal   Congressman John W. Olver

    12. Massachusetts Businesses Pleased with Health Reform

      Explore GOVERNING (Sep 17 2012)

      Massachusetts Businesses Pleased with Health Reform

      The key, agreed a panel discussing the law’s impact on business at Georgetown University Monday, is that state policymakers secured buy-in from all stakeholders -- including, perhaps most importantly, the business community.
      “When businesses looked at their expenses and revenues, one expense was growing faster than any other: the cost of health care for employees. They didn’t feel like they had control,” said Rick Lord, president and CEO of Associated Industries of Massachusetts, describing the atmosphere before the law’s passage. “We may have come over on different ships, but we’re in the same boat. They wanted to ...

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Rick Lord

    13. HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Massachusetts groundbreaking

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      HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Western Massachusetts groundbreaking

      The ceremony will include Massachusetts Housing and Economic Development Secretary Gregory Bialecki, U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, along with representatives of HealthSouth the state Legislative delegation and representatives of the town of Ludlow and Westmass Area Development Corporation.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Gregory P. Bialecki   HealthSouth

    14. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Awards $75000 Grants to Four Local

      Explore businesswire.com (Sep 11 2012)

      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Awards $75000 Grants to Four Local

      To recognize Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts’ (BCBSMA) 75th anniversary today, four local not-for-profits each received a $75,000 grant to promote nutrition education and access to healthy foods. The BCBSMA 75th Anniversary Grants were awarded to the Urban Food Initiative; Holyoke Food and Fitness Policy Council; Project Bread in partnership with Lynn Economic Opportunity, Inc.; and Boston Natural Areas Network.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke

    15. Baystate Health achieves top rating in care and hiring of LGBT population 

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      Baystate Health achieves top rating in care and hiring of LGBT population 

      Baystate and its 10,000 employees at four hospitals, health centers, medical practices, home care and hospice services achieved a perfect rating in providing unbiased care for the LGBT community in Western Massachusetts and for its inclusive hiring practices, according to the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the largest LGBT organization in the United States.

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      Mentions:   Baystate Health   Mark R. Tolosky

    16. MA getting $300K to educate nurses

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Aug 21 2012)

      MA getting $300K to educate nurses

      Massachusetts is getting a grant to help nurses advance their training. The $300,000 national grant is designed to support nursing education. The Patrick administration says that the funding will pave pathways for nurses to earn a bachelors degree or obtain further education. Specifically, the money will support ongoing collaboration between the Department of Higher Education and the Organization of Nurse Leaders

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    17. Dispensing Knowledge | BusinessWest

      Explore BusinessWest (Aug 14 2012)

      Dispensing Knowledge | BusinessWest

      Robinson said pharmacy will become a more attractive field for young people looking at medical careers, lending credibility to WNEU’s decision several years ago to launch the College of Pharmacy. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for pharmacists will increase by 25% between 2010 and 2012; that’s much greater than the average career field.

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      Mentions:   Western New England University

    18. Holyoke Hospital's outlook 'negative' as Medicaid rolls rise

      Explore bizjournals (Jul 26 2012)

      The good news for Holyoke Hospital is that it recently received $7 million in extra Medicaid funding to support one of the poorest patient populations in the state. The bad news is without those funds, the hospital and its aging facilities would have booked a $5.6 million operating loss in fiscal 2011

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      Mentions:   Holyoke

    19. H-1B visas rare in the Pioneer Valley, but are used to fund job training | masslive.com#incart_river_default

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      H-1B visas rare in the Pioneer Valley, but are used to fund job training | masslive.com#incart_river_default

      Where Springfield shines is in taking advantage of the American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act funded by the visa requests, Ruiz said.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Baystate Health

    20. Shriners Hospital for Children in Springfield will work with Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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      Shriners Hospital for Children in Springfield will work with Connecticut Children's Medical Center

      Shriners Hospital for Children is partnering with Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to expand services and bring more young patients into Shriners.  "There certainly are some gaps in the services now offered in Western Massachusetts,” said David H. Burstein, chairman of the board of governors for Shriners Hospital for Children. “Basically, this keeps families from having to travel to Boston.”

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      Mentions:   University of Connecticut   Baystate Health   Springfield

    21. Telemedicine topic of stroke talk at Cooley Dickinson

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      Telemedicine topic of stroke talk at Cooley Dickinson

      Cooley Dickinson Hospital, in collaboration with its prospective partner hospital, Massachusetts General in Boston, is presenting a lecture free to the public, “Stroke Update and the Use of Telemedicine in Emergency Stroke Care,” on July 25 at 6 p.m., in the Dakin Conference Room at Cooley Dickinson in Northampton.

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      Mentions:   Northampton   Cooley Dickinson Hospital

    22. Workers sick-leave bill sent back for further study, unlikely to be addressed by legislature in this session

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 9 2012)

      BOSTON – Backers of a bill that would require certain employers to offer workers earned paid sick leave acknowledged in recent months that it would be an uphill battle to get the legislation passed this session.

      They were right.

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      Mentions:   Robert DeLeo   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield

    23. Massachusetts Broadband Institute broadband effort on track with Hilltown effort

      Explore GazetteNET (Jul 8 2012)

      One of the successes of the project that's already playing out is leasing a fiber-optic line that connects with Boston, thereby dramatically reducing the cost of service providers like Greenfield ... Whittet said, western Massachusetts is ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Greenfield   Massachusetts Broadband Institute

    24. Baystate Health President honored with prestigious award

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      Baystate Health President honored with prestigious award

      Baystate Health President and CEO Mark R. Tolosky, J.D., FACHE -  who has devoted most of his lifelong career to advancing the field of healthcare in Massachusetts - has been awarded the prestigious 2012 William L. Lane Hospital Advocate Award from the Massachusetts Hospital Association in recognition of his "exceptional leadership."

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      Mentions:   Baystate Health   Springfield   Mark R. Tolosky

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