Officials at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield say no patients were turned away Tuesday evening. That’s despite a lock down brought on by a standoff between police and a man who eventually shot himself and died.
Springfield police say a man involved in a four-hour standoff in a hospital parking lot has shot and killed himself.
A new study is highlighting the difficulty wheelchair-bound patients continue to have in accessing medical care, despite passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act a generation ago.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has launched a first-in-the-nation health information exchange highway.