Emergencies happen when you least expect them. Our team at Berkshire Medical Center’s Emergency Department is trained to handle any medical emergency with the highest level of care, provided by physicians, nurses, technologists and other caregivers who understand how troubling these unexpected moments can be for you and your loved ones.
BMC’s state-of-the-art Emergency Department is open around-the-clock, providing expert care for heart attack, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, injuries, and your serious condition. Our goal is to provide accurate diagnoses, begin effective treatment, and get every patient back on the road to recovery as efficiently and compassionately as possible.
Read one patient’s heart attack survival story at BMC.
Learn more about our rapid-response stroke care.
Top-of-the-Line Technology for Fast and Convenient Care
A dedicated 16-slide CT scanner provides rapid imaging services for patients with life-threatening conditions. Individual treatment rooms are all equipped with heart monitors, and our physicians have access to BMC's Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) for real-time reading of diagnostic studies. In addition, BMC's electronic health record is integrated with the hospital's acute care settings, so that all important medical information is available to caregivers. For your convenience, all prescriptions are provided through electronic medication dispensing machines.
Berkshire County’s Only Trauma Center
Berkshire Medical Center is verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons, which recognizes our ability to provide immediate, specialized care to critically ill or injured patients. Emergency Department staff are members of the trauma team, providing early care and resuscitation, if needed. Also, our nurses are all certified in trauma care and advanced cardiac life support.