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Urgencies, not emergencies: Baystate opens clinic at Longmeadow Shops

By Jim Kinney, jkinney@repub.com LONGMEADOW — Doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants will treat illnesses and injuries quickly — without a trip to the emergency room — at a new urgent care clinic run by Baystate Health at the Longmeadow Shops. The location, Baystate’s sixth urgent care clinic, opened Monday. “I see urgent care as really a … Continued

Ribbon cutting held for new Baystate Health Urgent Care Longmeadow

  By Danielle Eaton LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) – Baystate leaders, officials, and community leaders held a ribbon cutting for the new Baystate Health Urgent Care Longmeadow Monday morning. According to Baystate Health Spokesperson Shelly Hazlett, the new facility is located in the Longmeadow Shops at 688 Bliss Road and will allow for the treatment of a wide variety … Continued

1.800.258.4674 for Breast MRI Services

Breast MRI is a powerful – but often underutilized – diagnostic tool for diagnosing breast cancer. Shields offers breast MRI services at 17 of our locations featuring our low, outpatient pricing – even in our hospital locations. Here are five clinical situations where breast MRI can benefit your patient: Screening high-risk women Evaluating uncertain lesions or … Continued

Advancing multiparametric prostate MRI

Shields’ radiologists have extensive experience in mpMRI interpretation, working closely with urologists and radiation oncologists, biopsy planning and lesion segmentation. An early adopter with extensive mpMRI experience since 2011, Shields radiologists are represented on the ACR Committee for Prostate MRI Accreditation. Hear how MRI saved this patient’s life. 78 year old Bill Whelan’s physician told … Continued

The Surgery Center – Shrewsbury: NOW OPEN!

The Surgery Center at Shrewsbury is a distinct outpatient surgery center that provides high quality, cost-effective advanced day surgery procedures with a focus on sports medicine and hand surgery, as well as other surgical specialties. Our state-of-the-art facility features the latest advances in technology and nine operating rooms, all designed with the patient’s comfort in mind. … Continued

Central Maine Healthcare, Shields Health Care & partners creating Topsham health-care center

By Lindsay Tice For the full story & source: http://www.sunjournal.com/central-maine-healthcare-parnters-creating-topsham-health-care-center/   TOPSHAM — Less than a year after Central Maine Healthcare shut down its urgent care center in Auburn, the health system is opening one in Topsham. “We said we would be back,” CEO Jeff Brickman said. “Now we’re back, with a very different model.” Largely housed … Continued