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Registered Nurse Welcomed as Bennington...

He joins as the group's community health team leader. In this role, he is an employee of Southwestern Vermont Health Care. click for more

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Berkshire Occupational Health Merging with BHS...

The relocation will take place on Monday, Feb. 25. click for more

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SVMC Welcomes New Emergency Physician

Dr. McDonald received his medical degree from Touro Nevada School of Medicine and completed a residency in Family Medicine at the Trios Health Family Medicine in Washington state. click for more

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SVMC Appoints Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. Guttmann earned her medical degree at Universidad Autonoma de Centro America in Costa Rica and completed the pediatrics residency training program at San Juan City Hospital in Puerto Rico in 2012. click for more

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SVHC Names New Director of Volunteer Services

This position will allow for the expansion of volunteer programs at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center and the health systemís several campuses. click for more

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Mount Greylock Extended Care Facility...

The award, named in memory of visionary ACHCA member Eli Pick, recognizes administrators whose teams have achieved dimensions of organizational quality that few others have been able to reach. click for more

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Berkshire Vein Center Earns Accreditation By IAC

Accreditation by IAC indicates that the Berkshire Vein Center has undergone an intensive application and review process and is found to be in compliance with the published standards, thus demonstrating a commitment to quality patient care in vein treatment and management. click for more

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Dentist Joins CHP Family Dental in Great...

Nainal's practice includes general dentistry, restorations, crowns and bridges, removable partial and complete dentures, root canal therapy and periodontal treatment. click for more

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New Doctor Joins BMC Cardiology Services

Dr. Hagerty specializes in general cardiology and electrophysiology and is accepting new patients in need of cardiology services.

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SVMC Names Family Medicine Department Chair

Tarnas has worked at the practice since 2015 and has been a member of the SVMC medical staff since 1985.

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Two Appointed Department Chairs at Berkshire...

Dr. Bradway is the first female chair of Surgery and previously served as interim chair of Surgery for half of 2016 and throughout all of 2018, and was vice chair for five years. Dr. Krochmal is the second woman to serve as chair of Pathology, and she previously served as vice chair from 2016 to 2018.

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Easy New Year's Resolutions For Your Health

For many of us, the path to good health is not an easy one. Procrastination, family obligations, work demands and lack of time and energy are just a few reasons that can halt best intentions in their tracks.

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Pittsfield To Update Body Art Regs To Include...

The Board of Health is revisiting its body art regulations as the trend of microblading has recently arrived in the city. Health Director Gina Armstrong said recently the department received two inquiries from people looking to open a microblading practice. Armstrong said the practice is covered by the tattoo regulations but said there is room in the regulations for further definitions and a requirement of experience.

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SVMC ExpressCare Practice in Bennington Welcomes...

Majors earned his master's degree in nursing from Southern Adventist University in Tennesee in 2016. He received his bachelor's in nursing from McKendree University in Illinois in 2009, and his associate's degree in nursing from Kaskaskia College in Illinois in 2002.

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SVHC Names Interim Director of Development and...

Thurber is a member of the Bennington Select Board and the Bennington County Chamber of Commerce. Before his work with SVHC, Thurber was assistant headmaster at the Stratton Mountain School in Stratton, Vt.

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New Family Nurse Practitioner Joins SVMC...

Crawford earned her master's degree in nursing from Maryville University in Missouri. She received her bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Vermont in 2010 and both her practical nursing certificate and associate's degree in Nursing from Vermont Technical College. She is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

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SVHC Announces Two New Members to its Board of...

"We are fortunate to have a wealth of experience among our board members. These two individuals are wonderful thinkers, communicators, and leaders," said Tommy Harmon, the board chair. "On behalf of all of the trustees, I am delighted to welcome them."

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Berkshire Healthcare Communities Earn 11 National...

To qualify for the award, nursing homes and assisted or independent living communities need to have completed a customer or workforce satisfaction survey. Winners must have also received a minimum of 10 responses (at least a 30 percent response rate).

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BMC Practices Emergency Evacuation at North Adams...

Berkshire Medical Center was holding a fire drill at its North Adams campus to ensure that the staff had the process down cold on how to save their patients if things got too hot.

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Kimball Farms Awarded Five-Year CARF accreditation

In Massachusetts, only seven CCRCs hold five-year CARF accreditation. Two of those, including Kimball Farms and Day Brook Village Senior Living (formerly Loomis House) in Holyoke, are Berkshire Healthcare Systems affiliates.

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BHS Expands Rheumatology Services With New Doctor

She is accepting new patients in need of rheumatology care and is partnered with Drs. Lauren Dudley and Leonard Sigal at Rheumatology Professional Services of BMC.

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Berkshire Health Systems Named a 2018 WWCMA...

The award recognizes Berkshire Health System's achievements developing, implementing and participating in corporate health improvement and wellness programs. BHS is one out of six Gold Level award recipients for 2018, and is the only organization to have received a Gold Level award each of the four years of the program.

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Southwestern Vermont Health Care Welcomes New...

Dr. Qamar specializes in comprehensive treatment of the digestive system.

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Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires Welcomes New...

Levin is the founder of and former CEO and chairman of Greystone Investment Management. He is a graduate of Williams College and the University of Michigan School of Law. Levin is a chartered financial analyst and serves on the boards of several philanthropic foundations.

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Berkshire Medical Center Shows Off New Technology

Berkshire Medical Center is hoping to get people back to their everyday lives quicker with the help of new technology. The hospital recent upgraded its daVinci Robot to lessen the invasiveness of surgery and purchased a new EksoGT robotic exoskeleton to help patients who had strokes or spinal cord injuries learn to walk again. On Wednesday the hospital showed off the new equipment in its lobby, displaying all of the cool features the equipment has to offer

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New Doctor Joins BMC Pulmonary and Critical Care...

Dr. Oelberg is accepting new patients in need of pulmonary and sleep medicine services, and is partnered with Drs. Hafez Alsmaan, Kashif Aslam, Cynthia Callahan, Julio Miranda, Michael Mortelliti and Jack Ringler at Pulmonary Professional Services of BMC.

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CHP Great Barrington Practice Wins Patient...

Awards were given to the practices that ranked highest in each of 11 performance categories, as well as an overall performance category determined by the practices with the best-in-class results across multiple categories. CHP Great Barrington Health Center received recognition for distinction in Empowering Patient Self Care.

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Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires Welcomes New...

Waiveris brings more than a decade of nursing and leadership experience and community service to the free medical facility in Great Barrington.

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