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Berkshire Health Systems Closing In On Deal To Acquire NBH
"Emergency services of this community need to be addressed immediately." — Judge Henry J. Boroff
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Berkshire Health Systems Closing In On Deal To Acquire NBH
"Emergency services of this community need to be addressed immediately." — Judge Henry J. Boroff
Save NARH Campaign Looks to Drum Up Wider Support
"I personally invited the governor to the meeting next week or any one he could make," said Michael O'Brien
Pyschiatrist: North Adams Community Dealing With Trauma
"Don't let anyone in the community go it alone." — Dr. Alex Sabo
Officials Vow to 'Rebuild' Health Care in North County
"We need our health system back. We're not going to take no for an answer." — Rep. Gailanne Cariddi
BMC Confirms Hirings, Medical Practice Relocations
As of today, Berkshire Medical Center has hired 143 former employees of North Adams Regional Hospital and NBH.
NARH Closure Taking Toll on Community
"I hope we can get some pressure to move this whole thing along." — Mayor Richard Alcombright
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Forum, Resource Fair to Focus on Hospital Closure
The resource fair will run from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Church Street Center social hall on the MCLA campus.
Capeless: Heroin Creating 'Public Health Crisis'
"People are dying. They are dying in their cars. They are dying of overdoses." — Dr. Jennifer Michaels
Bankruptcy Court Makes Emergency Services A Priority
"The first priority is to get emergency services up at this point." — Judge Henry J. Boroff
Congressional Delegation Asks for Swift Return of NARH Services
The letter to Administrator Marilyn Tavenner asks for her aid in retaining medical services at North Adams Regional Hospital.
Northern Berkshire Healthcare Files Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Agostini's authority to continue the restraining order, however, is now called into question because of the bankruptcy filings earlier in the morning.
Adams Board of Health Dealing With VNA Loss
"I think with the MAVEN we need to have someone on board at this point." — Allen Mendel
NARH Supporters See Signs of Hope
"We meant business, and we are going to keep it up." — Michael O'Brien
NBCC Founder Honored With Gerard Downing Award
"You never worry about going to bat for Al and going to bat for the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition." — state Sen. Benjamin B. Downing
Community Health Van Deployed to North Adams
CHP's 35-foot mobile medical van will be in the city from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Coakley Wants to Know Why North Adams Hospital Closed
"Our office is very interested in how this happened." — Attorney General Martha Coakley
Patrick Pushing for Reopening of North Adams Hospital
"We are going to see what we can do to process that as quickly as possible at the state and the federal level." — Deval Patrick
North Adams Mayor's Fitness Challenge Signups Open
This 10-week challenge aims to encourage and motivate the community to move more, be mindful of what they eat and work to improve overall health.
State Treasurer: 'Moral Responsibility' to Reopen North Adams Regional Hospital
"'Where are they taking her? It's not just two minutes up the hill anymore.' Then it really, really, really hit home for me." — Deacon Bruce Ziter
BMC Seeking Right to Operate ER, Hiring NARH Docs
"What can we do now to keep it open? ... We don't need a corporation to run this hospital, we need the community." — Tara Wiles


 
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