The latest news from Holyoke Medical Center
Ask a Doc: Now that I am older, are there things I can do to prevent myself from falling?Our answer comes from Dr. Jefferson Dickey.
Read moreAsk a Doc: Are there different types of cataract surgery?Our answer come from Dr. Kevin Hulseberg.
Read moreAsk a Doc: Is arthritis a progressive disease?Our answer comes from Dr. Munir Ahmad, HMC Rheumatology.
Read moreHMC Receives Accreditation from College Of American PathologistsHolyoke Medical Center (HMC) is pleased to announce that it recently received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) based on the results of a rigorous on site inspection.
Read moreAsk a Doc: I feel anxious a lot. Do I have an anxiety disorder?Our answer comes from Dr. George Abbott, HMC Center for Behavioral Health
Read moreAsk a Doc: Why is high blood pressure often called “the silent killer?”Our answer comes from Dr. Sandeep K. Sharma of HMC Cardiovascular Specialists
Read moreAsk a Doc: Is there a need for sunscreen when it is cold outside?Our answer comes from Dr. Zubeena Mateen, HMC Director of Oncology
Read moreHMC Announces 2013 Department ChiefsHMC Medical Director, Dr. Karen Ferroni, is pleased to announce the appointment of the HMC 2013 Department Chiefs.
Read moreAsk A Doc: What causes irritable bowel syndrome?Our answer comes from Dr. Mary Norris, HMC Gastroenterologist.
Read moreHMC Patient Portal Provides Convenient AccessYou can check your bank balance online. You can look for new car insurance online. You can buy an entire wardrobe or order takeout dinners online. And, sometime in the next few months, you can check the results of medical tests you had at Holyoke Medical Center and request your next appointment online.
Read moreAsk a Doc: What are some simple ways I can fight stress?Our answer comes from Dr. George Abbott, HMC Center for Behavioral Health
Read moreAsk a Doc: How do I know if my drinking has become a problem?Our answer comes from Dr. Andrea Stone, HMC Outpatient Behavioral Health Department
Read moreHMC Offers MRI with AnesthesiaIn its continued effort to improve the patient experience, Holyoke Medical Center (HMC) now offers MRI with general anesthesia, eliminating patient anxiety while also improving the quality of MRI scans for these patients.
Read morePorten to Step Down as President and CEO of Holyoke Medical CenterAfter nearly 28 years as President and CEO of Holyoke Medical Center and its affiliates, Hank J. Porten will be stepping down from his current position during the summer of 2013.
Read moreCancer Care Navigator Appointed at Holyoke Medical CenterVice President of Inpatient Services James Keefe, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jolene Lambert, R.N., O.C.N. to the position of Cancer Care Navigator for the Oncology/Hematology Department at Holyoke Medical Center.
Read moreHolyoke Medical Center Offers 'CHF, LIVING WITH IT!'Holyoke Medical Center is presenting an ongoing educational program for outpatients living with Congestive Heart Failure.
Read moreMlapah Named Medical Director of HMC Hospitalist ServiceHMC Vice President of Physician Services Kevin Neill is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ted Mlapah to the position of Medical Director for the Hospitalist Program.
Read moreHolyoke Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Nirav ShethHolyoke Medical Center is pleased to welcome of Dr. Nirav Sheth to HMC Cardiolovascular Specialists.
Read moreHMC Ranks #1 in Massachusetts for Stroke CareHolyoke Medical Center Ranks #1 in Massachusetts for Stroke Care The Stroke Collaborative Reaching for Excellence (SCORE), a voluntary statewide quality improvement collaborative administered by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), that supports Primary Stroke Service hospitals recently ranked Holyoke Medical Center #1 out of 58 hospitals in the state.
Read moreGolf Fore Health Is the Work of Many HandsThe official colors of the annual Golf Fore Health event ought to be green and gold. The event is played on local greens, and it raises green for equipment and improvements at Holyoke Medical Center.
Read moreKyphoplasty Procedure at HMC Offers Relief for ManyA spinal fracture sounds like serious injury and indeed it is. But fortunately there is a safe, non invasive procedure that can work wonders in both healing the damage and relieving the pain associated with it.
Read moreEMDR Treatment Continues to Make a Difference in Patient's LivesProven Therapy Provides Help for Trauma, Anxiety, and Other Disorders
Read moreHolyoke Medical Center Awarded Accreditation From The Joint CommissionHolyoke Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals.
Read moreNeill Promoted to Vice President at HMCHolyoke Medical Center CEO and President Hank J. Porten is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Neill to the position of Vice President of Physician Services for Holyoke Medical Center and Western Massachusetts Physician Associates.
Read moreHolyoke St. Pat's Road Race Adds Walk to Benefit HospitalProceeds from the St. Pat's Road Race 5K “Shamrock Shuffle” Walk will go to women’s health services at Holyoke Medical Center.
Read moreFallon Community Health Plan announces new agreement with Holyoke Medical CenterCare to be provided to members of FCHP’s NaviCare® HMO SNP.
Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), a nationally-recognized, not-for-profit health care services organization, announced today a new agreement with Holyoke Medical Center, a member of Valley Health Systems.
Read moreHMC Focuses on Experience When Caring for Young Patients in a Calm EnvironmentGoing under anesthesia in the hospital Operating Room can be scary for grown-ups, but is almost always even scarier for children.
Read moreHolyoke Medical Center to Install Electronic Medical Records System, Other Equipment Thanks to $3 Million MassDevelopment LeaseMassDevelopment has issued a $3 million tax exempt lease on behalf of Holyoke Medical Center, a nonprofit community hospital that serves several western Massachusetts communities.