Cancer Center at BMC
With an array of highly advanced services and technology, the new BMC Cancer Center is focused on patients and their families. The first member of the Dana Farber Cancer Care Collaborative, our cancer program is nationally recognized. Every cancer patient is supported by an entire team of highly-skilled physicians and other medical experts trained specifically in cancer care.
Orthopedics at BHS
Berkshire Health Systems provides comprehensive orthopedic care, with advanced diagnostics and therapeutic care to minimally invasive surgery and total joint replacement. The team at Berkshire Orthopaedic Associates, an affiliate of BHS, are pioneers in the field, bringing state-of-the-art technology and care to patients throughout the Berkshires and Southern Vermont.
With state-of-the-art operating suites, highly skilled surgeons and the latest technology, Berkshire Health Systems provides advanced surgical care across a wide spectrum of specialties. General surgery, vascular care, trauma surgery, bariatrics, neurosurgery, gynecologic and urologic surgery, all provided by board certified, fellowship trained surgeons.
Cardiology at BHS
A team of board certified cardiologists care for thousands of Berkshire area residents and visitors, using state-of-the-art technology, such as Cardiac Catheterization, Electrophysiology and Nuclear Medicine. Advanced diagnostics and nationally recognized Heart Failure and Cardiac Rehabilitation enhance our comprehensive program of cardiac care.
North Adams Campus of BMC
The North Adams Campus of BMC provides a wide array of essential healthcare services for residents of and visitors to Northern Berkshire and Southern Vermont, including a 24-hour Satellite Emergency Facility, advanced imaging, home care, minimally invasive surgery, orthopedic care, physician practices and much more.
BHS Urgent Care
For rapid treatment of non-emergent illness and injury, BHS Urgent Care is the convenient, fast solution, providing care every day of the week, including weekends and most holidays, and open from 8 am to 8 pm. BHS Urgent Care is a walk-in site, with no appointments required, but if you want to pre-arrange your visit, you can also go online and reserve your spot.
Stay Well During the Cold Spells: The recent, and expected blasts of frigid Arctic air can have dramatic health risks if you're not prepared and not dressed for the weather. Take a look at the National Weather Service's Cold Weather Preparadness site, and also make sure you are dressed warmly, as shown in this image.
At BHS, one of our top priorities is to help our community be among the healthiest in Massachusetts. To achieve that goal, we have created a comprehensive array of health and wellness programs that enable people to get healthy and stay healthy - even while managing chronic illness. Read More
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Read Our Latest Health Take-Away Articles, columns published in the Berkshire Eagle Health section twice each month by experts looking out for your health and well-being. The latest article is: The Truth About Concussions, by Alan Kulberg, MD
Berkshire Medical Center has offered the Registered Nurses at BMC a new contract that is fair to both the hospital and the nurses' union, including wage increases and nursing engagement in staffing. BMC wants to be transparent in showing the public what is included in the contract.
To view details of the contract, visit this website.
BMC is named among the top 10% of all hospitals in the U.S. for patient safety by Healthgrades, and The Leapfrog Group again gives BMC "A" for patient safety. Want to learn more about our programs to ensure Quality and Safety? View an informative talk show on Pittsfield Community Television.
NOTICE ON VISITOR RESTRICTIONS: Due to widespread flu across Massachusetts, visitor restrictions are in place for Berkshire Medical Center, Fairview Hospital and the Hillcrest and North Adams Campuses of BMC. Individuals should not visit patients if they are: under 18 years of age, or if they are ill or having flu or flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, body aches, cough or fatigue)
Public Announcement of Healthcare Project: Determination of Need Notice for Proposed PET/CT Project at BMC - Click Here to View the Public Notice
“I recommend Berkshire Medical Center 100%”
"From the moment I checked in for Anterior Hip Replacement surgery until I left, there wasn’t one glitch in the process,” said Buddy Lewis of Dalton. "Everything was great. The surgery went very well, and everyone involved in my care at the hospital and my after-care when I returned home were perfect. I can’t say enough about Berkshire Medical Center. I would recommend the hospital 100 percent.” Read More