The Department of Medicine at Berkshire Medical Center has grown dramatically over the last several years, adding many outstanding physicians to the BMC staff and leading multiple quality initiatives that have generated national recognition for the hospital.
Under the leadership of Gray Ellrodt, MD, chairman of the Department of Medicine, BMC has received a total of 10 performance achievement awards from the American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines program - more than any other hospital in the country. In addition, the department has recruited highly accomplished clinicians for such critical areas as cardiology, neurology, nephrology, hospital medicine, endocrinology, internal medicine and occupational health.
Comprehensive initiatives developed by the Department of Medicine have elevated patient care to the highest standards at BMC and are now integrated throughout the healthcare system. These programs include: