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Dr. Ahmed named by Becker Hospital Review as one of top 500 “People to know in Healthcare”
July 21, 2014: Dr. M. Shafeeq Ahmed, Acting President and Chief Operating Officer at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and Chief Medical Officer of the Baystate Health Eastern Region, was recently named by Becker Hospital Review as one of the top 500 “People to know in Healthcare” in the nation.
 
Baystate Mary Lane Hospital welcomes general surgeon, Dr. Kelly Galster to its Medical Staff
July 21, 2014: Dr. Galster is a welcome addition to our medical staff,” said Dr. Shafeeq Ahmed, Acting President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital. “He will be a great asset to our patients who need emergency or routine surgical care as we continue our mission to meet the needs of patients in our community.”
 
Emergency Medical Technician Basic Training Program to begin in September
July 09, 2014: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital will partner Quality EMS Educators, Inc. to offer a Basic Emergency Medical Technical Program to be held at the hospital this fall.
 
Lightning storms can pose serious risk
July 07, 2014: The start of summer brings warmer weather that often leads to the rumble of thunder. While lightning displays in the summer sky can be quite spectacular, lightning is completely unpredictable, and can be deadly.
 
ER Physician encourages families to make water safety a top priority
June 24, 2014: Drowning can happen any time of year, but it is important to be particularly vigilant during warmer months when the number of drownings skyrockets.
 
Country Bank awards $12,000 to the Carson Center
June 16, 2014: Paul Scully, President and CEO of Country Bank, and Shelly Regin, First VP, Director of Marketing at CB, paid a surprise visit to the Baystate Mary Lane Community Benefits Advisory Committee (CBAC) this past week.
 
Emergency Room Nurse offers Hiking Tips to Stay Safe
June 12, 2014: Whether you decide to take a short, scenic stroll or plan an extensive hiking adventure a safe hiking outing requires some planning.
 
Emergency Physician offers tips to reduce your risk of tick-borne disease
June 06, 2014: Be extra vigilant now and through September when ticks are most active.
 
“Look Good…Feel Better” Program to be held at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital in July
June 02, 2014: The Baystate Regional Cancer Program at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and the American Cancer Society will present “Look Good…Feel Better,” a free program for area women on Thursday, July 31, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon.
 
Prevention is Best Way to Combat Mosquito Population now on the rise
May 29, 2014: In Massachusetts, the diseases linked to mosquitoes are West Nile virus (WNV) and eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus.
 
Babysitter Academy to be held in July at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
May 23, 2014: The class will be held in the Main Conference Room located on the second floor of the hospital.
 
Health and Safety Fair planned for Tuesday, June 3
May 21, 2014: The staff of Baystate Home Infusion & Respiratory Services will hold a Personal Health and Safety Fair on Tuesday, June 3 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Main Conference Room at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital.  
 
9th Annual Walk of Champions Raises $84,000
May 15, 2014: Since 2006, the Walk of Champions has raised over a half a million dollars.
 
Blood Pressure Screening Offered Mornings by Emergency Department Team
May 12, 2014: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital Emergency Department offers blood pressure screenings daily between the hours of 6:00 am and 9:00 am, seven days a week.
 
Ware Emergency Room Nurse Finds Calling in Providing Critical Care
May 07, 2014: May 6-12 is National Nurses Week
 
West Brookfield Medical-Surgical Nurse Inspired by her Dad
May 07, 2014: May 6-12 is National Nurses Week
 
Occupational Therapist specialize in problem solving
April 17, 2014: Ask any occupational therapist and they’ll tell you that their job is unique. For Kevin Smith, Occupational Therapist (OT) and Certified Hand Therapist at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital, no two days are the same as he works to help his patients cope with the social, emotional and physical effects of illness and injury.
 
Babysitter Academy to be held in May at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
April 11, 2014: Baystate Mary Lane Hospital will sponsor a Babysitters Academy in May to ready area youth for summer babysitting responsibilities. 
 
Mexicali Grill in Ware to donate percentage of profits to the Walk of Champions
April 11, 2014: Mexicali Fresh Mex Grill will be donating a percentage of its profits on Monday, April 21, and Tuesday, April 22 to the Walk of Champions. 
 
Spirit of Women to sponsor “Enhance Your Dance” an educational program for young dancers
April 04, 2014: A special evening devoted to the young dancer is planned for Tuesday, April 29, from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital.