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Q&A on flu - answers from infectious disease specialist Dr. Sarah Haessler

October 08, 2015

Question: If I decide to get the flu vaccine, am I too late and how long does it last?



Baystate Wing sonographer makes a life-saving observation

October 07, 2015

It was just a regular day for Michele Silva, lead sonographer, Baystate Wing Hospital, when she called her next patient in for an ultrasound. Two boys followed the patient, and Silva noticed that one was having a hard time walking. 

Interprofessional Team Training Projects Win Innovations in Education Awards

October 06, 2015
Two Baystate Medical Center projects have been funded to teach trainees to work more effectively in multidisciplinary teams.
Dr. Ben Schalet in surgery

Q&A on breast reconstruction - Answers from plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Ben Schalet

October 06, 2015

Q. Where does breast reconstruction fit in among women who require mastectomy after a cancer diagnosis?

Rays of Hope Walkers

Tips to help your fundraising efforts for this month's Rays of Hope - A Walk and Run Toward the Cure of Breast Cancer

October 02, 2015

When it comes to successful fundraising for Rays of Hope, team captain Suzanne St. Germain of Wiggins Warriors says it is not just about raising dollars in October leading up to the walk and run on Oct. 25.

Baystate Franklin Medical Center to hold children's health information program at Erving Elementary School

October 02, 2015

Representatives of Baystate Franklin Medical Center will be presenting their Blood and Guts program on Friday, October 16, 6:30 – 8 pm at Erving Elementary School.

Dr. Yolanda Lenzy, Board Certified Dermatologist, joins Baystate Wing Hospital

October 01, 2015

Baystate Wing Hospital is pleased to announce that Dr. Yolanda Lenzy, Board Certified Dermatologist ahas joined the medical staff and is now providing dermatology services once weekly at the Palmer Medical Center, located at 40 Wright Street in Palmer.

Ann Talarico joins BFMC as director of Wound Center

October 01, 2015

Ann Talarico, MBA, has recently joined Baystate Franklin Medical Center as the new program director for the Wound and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Baystate Medical Practices in Greenfield.

Smiling baby

Safe Kids advises safeguarding against hidden hazards during Baby Safety Month

September 30, 2015

September is Baby Safety Month and the Safe Kids Coalition headquartered at Baystate Children’s Hospital reminds parents and caregivers to plan ahead to make safe spaces for babies “at home, at play and on the way.”

Pill box

Baystate begins "What's Inside" campaign for patients and caregivers aimed at knowing one's medications and supplements

September 29, 2015

For many patients, chronic medications are a part of daily life and keeping track of prescriptions – taking the right medication at the right dose and the right time – can be challenging. It can be just as confusing for physicians.