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Berkshire Health Systems Named a 2017 WWCMA WorkWell Massachusetts

The award recognizes Berkshire Health System's achievements developing, implementing, and participating in corporate health improvement and wellness programs. BHS is one out of four Gold Level award recipients for 2017.

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Surgeon Joins Urology Professional Services of BMC

Dr. Yared is accepting new patients in need of Urology care and is teamed with doctors Kevin Killeen, David Noyes, Paul Silverstein and Stephen St. Clair at Urology Professional Services of BMC.

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BHS Forms Accountable Care Organization to Improve Health Outcomes for MassHealth Members

The creation of BFHC is part of the state's reform of MassHealth to include Accountable Care Organizations, in which physicians, hospitals, insurers and other health care providers work together to provide integrated care with the goals of improving health outcomes and containing costs.

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Joint Reconstruction Specialist Joins Berkshire Orthopaedic Associates

Dr. Sage is accepting new patients in need of orthopaedic care and joint replacement surgery and is teamed with Drs. Mahlon Bradley, Jeffrey Cella, Anthony DeFelice, David Grygier, Kevin Mitts and Mark Sprague at Berkshire Orthopaedic Associates.

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BHS Closing Walk-In Clinic in Williamstown

The BHS Walk-In, located inside the Williamstown Medical Associates building on Adams Road, will close on Friday, Sept. 1, at 6 p.m. The clinic will remain open for its regular hours, Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. until that date.

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Berkshire Healthcare Communities Earn 15 National Awards for Customer, Employee Satisfaction

Berkshire Healthcare communities captured 60 percent 15 out of 25 - of the Massachusetts awards.

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Hillcrest Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Receives National Award

Hillcrest Commons is one of only nine facilities in Massachusetts, and one of 191 facilities in the nation, selected to receive the silver award in 2017. The competitive award program highlights select centers across the nation that serve as models of excellence in providing high-quality long term care.

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BHS Named Among 2017's 'Most Wired'

According to the survey, Most Wired hospitals like Berkshire Medical Center and Fairview Hospital are using smart phones, telehealth and remote monitoring to create more ways for patients to access health care services and capture health information.

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Doctor Returns to Provide Hematology Oncology Care at BMC Cancer Center

Dr. Mullally had previously served with Berkshire Hematology Oncology from 2007 to 2010, and most recently was medical director of the Massachusetts General Cancer Program at Cooley-Dickinson Hospital in Northampton.

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BHS Expands Gastroenterology Care, Adds Doctor

Dr. Reichling, an experienced practitioner with advanced clinical and procedural skills, is accepting new patients in need of gastroenterology care. He is partnered with Drs. Jeffrey St. John, Rangan Murali and Jason Bratcher at Gastroenterology Professional Services of BMC.

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New Doctor Joins Expanded Berkshire Surgical Services of BMC

Dr. Touloukian is expanding outpatient general surgery services in Northern and Central Berkshire. He and Dr. Robert Lincer provide minimally invasive outpatient general surgery utilizing the state-of-the-art operating rooms at the North Adams Campus of BMC and also provide surgical services at BMC in Pittsfield.

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HospiceCare Offers Support Group For Loss Due to Substance Abuse

The group will meet the second Monday of each month, beginning June 12, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Berkshire Medical Center Chapel.

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Berkshire Orthopaedic Associates Holding Meet & Greet Event in North Adams

The event will be held on Tuesday, June 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mass MoCA, and will feature the surgeons of Berkshire Orthopaedic Associates and members of the Berkshire Health Systems orthopaedic care team.

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Berkshire Health Systems, Soldier On Team Up for Wellness Workshop

The next workshop, Thrive, will be offered on Wednesday, June 8, at 5 p.m. in the dining room on the Soldier On campus at 360 West Housatonic St. in Pittsfield.

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HospiceCare in The Berkshires Earns National 'Hospice Honors' Recognition

The "Deyta Family Evaluation of Hospice Care" (FEHC) survey evaluates a hospice's performance on 24 satisfaction indicator measures. To earn the "Honors" designation, HospiceCare in The Berkshires had to be above the national average in at least 20 of the evaluated questions.

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Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist Joins BMC Staff

Bradley has a long and storied history in orthopaedic care, having treated US Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan after she suffered a violent attack that seriously injured her knee prior to the 1994 Olympic Winter Games. He served as the team physician for the US Olympic Team in the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City, and has been the team physician for U.S. Figure Skating.

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Berkshire Orthopaedic Associates, BHS Holding Meet & Greet Event

This free event will showcase the most advanced care and surgical and non-surgical techniques keeping people of all ages living life pain free and to the fullest.

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Berkshires Beat: Humane Society Holding Baby Shower for Kittens

Kitten season typically begins in May and winds down in October.

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BHS Doctor Honored As 2017 Community Clinician of the Year

Board-certified in adult psychiatry, Dr. Smothers is the medical director of Acute Care Services of Berkshire Health Systems and The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, a community-based, non-profit agency providing care for children, adolescents, adults and families who suffer from chronic mental illness, substance use disorder, and behavioral health disorders.

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BHS Expands Orthopedic Care in Northern Berkshire

The state-of-the-art space, which includes in-office X-Ray and Rehabilitation, is located on the first floor of the North Adams Campus, conveniently just off the main lobby.

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Vascular Surgery Specialist Joins Berkshire Health Systems

Semaan comes to the Berkshires from New Hampshire, where he operated a vascular surgery practice for the past year.

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BHS Urgent Care Expands Access with Online Appointment System

The new online appointment system can be accessed by visiting the BHS Urgent Care website. The system can be used through any web-ready device, including computers, smart phones and tablets.

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Berkshire Orthopaedic Associates Affiliates with Berkshire Health Systems

This affiliation helps to stabilize the physician practice and ensure continued and expanded access to these orthopedic care services.

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Williamstown Medical Changes Name, Relocates North Adams Offices

Williamstown Medical Associates has changed its name to Williamstown Medical of BMC (Berkshire Medical Center) and relocated its North Adams offices. The practice moved on Feb. 1 to the second floor of the main building of the North Adams Campus of BMC at 71 Hospital Ave. The suite has been fully renovated and refurbished and can be accessed through the main lobby. The practice had previously been in the Ambulatory Care Center.

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Berkshire Health Systems Expands Primary-Care Access Across County

Berkshire Health Systems has appointed five primary-care physicians, all accepting new patients throughout the Berkshires, from south to north. The addition of these five physicians is a significant expansion of primary-care services in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont, which has been experiencing the national shortage of primary-care physicians.

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