|BMC Receives Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award|
The 2018 distinction places BMC among the top 10 percent of all short-term acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data for its excellent performance as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
|SVHC Named One of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare|
The list features both U.S. healthcare provider organizations and other types of healthcare-specific companies. It has been published every year since 2011. Organizations cannot pay for inclusion on this list.
|CHP Hosting Forum For Seniors|
Supergenerians in their seventh, eighth, ninth, or 10th decade, or older, are invited to a free event about aging well. Guests should bring their questions and ideas. The goal is to start a dialogue between seniors and providers of health, wellness, and medical services.
|Nurse Named to Southern Vermont College Board of Trustees|
As a professional nursing leader, executive and educator, Conroy has extensive experience in healthcare. She has been recognized and honored for her strong background in patient safety, physician relations and implementation of evidence-based nursing practices.
|Guest Column: Tobacco Industry Targeting Teens With Vaping|
Why are so many youth vaping? E-cigarette liquids come in more than 8,000 different flavors — from Swedish Fish, to s'mores, to bubblegum — that are familiar and attractive to young people. And it's working.
|Berkshire Medical Center Again Recognized for Straight A’s in Safety|
BMC is one of only 49 “Straight A” hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” every grading cycle since 2012.
|Opposition To Mosquito Control Mounts Again In Pittsfield|
A group of citizens is yet again mounting opposition to the Berkshire County Mosquito Control Project.
A citizens group dubbing themselves, "Residents Against Poison Spraying" has petitioned the City Council to end its enrollment in the program. This is third strong push against the program in the eight years since the Pittsfield joined. Those in opposition question need for the program, the effectiveness of the pesticides being used, and say there are health and environmental risks associate
|North Berkshire Orthopaedic Specialist Joins Berkshire Orthopaedic Associates|
Dr. Parkinson will provide orthopaedic evaluation and care at Berkshire Orthopaedic Associates' North Adams Campus of BMC office.
|Hiking Trail Loops Around Health Center|
Thanks to a 2016 collaboration between CHP, Berkshire Natural Resources Council, Greenagers and Great Barrington Trails and Greenways, your trip to the CHP’s Great Barrington Health Center can include a hike that can be short or long, depending on your choice at the fork in the trail.
|BFAIR Celebrates Successes, Advocates at Annual Breakfast |
Chris May has a resume that is tough to rival.
He's a professional photographer. He's won the sportsmanship award on his high school track team. He's traveled the world. He's met David Ortiz. He's testified in front of Senators and Congressmen advocating for funding on behalf of the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress.
|Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Recognizes Medical Staff|
In addition to the awards, several providers were recognized for their years of service. Among them, doctors Paul Rosenthal and Michael Welther were honored for their 30-year service to the community.
|The Independent Investor: The Opioid Effect|
On the other end of the scale, an estimated 15 percent of elderly individuals suffer with substance abuse and addiction. It is something that I personally must watch for among retirees.
|SVHC Auxiliary Hosts Exhibit of School Children’s Artwork in the Corridor Gallery|
The show includes pieces selected from more than 200 kindergarten through 12th-grade students representing each of the eight schools in the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union.
|BHS Expands Endocrinology Care With Addition of New Doctor|
Dr. Rana is accepting new patients in need of endocrinology and metabolism services and is partnered with doctors Brian Phillips and Krithi Ramesh and nurse practitioners Robyn Korte and Roberta Mansen at Endocrinology & Metabolism of BMC.