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|Community Forum Set on NARH Pysch Unit Closing
The discussion about Greylock Pavilion's closure at North Adams Regional Hospital will continue on Tuesday at 6 p.m., again at the American Legion.
State Wants Detailed Plans on NARH Unit Closures
North Adams Regional Hospital now has 15 days to respond to the Department of Public Health to assure access to these services.
Nurses, Patients Take Stand Against Psych Unit Closure
"Everyone in Northern Berkshire needs to be able to rely on this hospital to be there for us." — Barbara Bashevkin 17 Comments
NARH Pediatric Unit Closure Draws Opposition
"The hospital needs to adapt to the changing environment... and I hope we continue to do so." — Dr. Fernando Ponce 1 Comment
Public Hearings Set on Closure of NARH Units
The public is invited to attend and to comment at the hearing, which begins at 1:30 p.m. at the American Legion on American Legion Drive. 7 Comments
North Adams Vigil Brings Drug Prevention Groups Together
"We not only mourn the loss but we celebrate the recovery." — Lois Daunis
NARH Mammograpy Service Earns Gold Seal
"This accreditation reaffirms our commitment to providing the highest level of image quality and patient safety." — Dr. Jeffrey Bath
North Adams Hospital Installs New MRI Scanner
"We're very excited to introduce this new service to the region." — Dr. Brian McElaney
Letters: Closing Greylock Pavilion Fails Patients
As registered nurses, we have a professional obligation to advocate for our patients to ensure that they receive the care they deserve.
North Adams Hospital Prescribes Major Changes
"Our strategy is designed to make sure that NBH is here to care for the people of North Berkshire into the future." — CEO Timothy Jones
North Adams Hospital Opens Walking Trails
"This is one of the first things that is tangible, for the community to see." — NBH President Tim Jones
North Adams Hospital Partners With Surgical Practice
"We think we can create a model for rural health care that might might apply in other rural environments." — Tim Jones
Alcombright, Local Providers Focus on Mental Health Issues
"There are causes to these problems, but there's also fixes." — Mayor Richard Alcombright
NARH, Service Union Sign 3-Year Contract
"We not only talked to each other, but both sides listened and heard what was being said." — Deb Poplaski
NARH's Wound Center Named Zone 1 Center of the Year
"Since we've been open we accomplished a lot." — Ruth Lennon
Internist Joins Hospitalist Program at North Adams Regional Hospital
Dr. Sandeep Sharma, a board certified internist, has joined the hospitalist program at North Adams Regional Hospital.
NARH Sets Goal of Becoming State's 'Safest Hospital'
"This place has survived and we will perform better in the future." — Timothy Jones
Adams Couple Welcome North County New Year's Baby
"My grandma wouldn't give up the baby." — Molly Downing
Brazilian Volunteers See Cancer Support in Action at Girls Night Out
"Cancer is a very democratic illness because there's no color, money. Even if you're famous or not it, it affects everyone." — Patricia Marinho
Reception Planned for North Adams Hospital CEO
"I hope many people will take this chance to come meet Tim and Gina and wish them well." — Dr. Arthur Turton
Panera Employees Donate to NARH 'Pedi Bear' Project
"We try to make things better where ever we go." — Jim Givens
Radiologist Joins North Adams Regional Hospital
"His background and interests are a good fit with our practice and the community." — Dr. Jeffrey Bath
North Adams Hospital, Emergency Responders Hold Drill
Participating were hospital personnel, the Fire Department (which operated the decontamination suite) and the North Adams Ambulance Service.
Northern Berkshire Healthcare Emerges From Bankruptcy
"This is a great relief to everybody in the organization and greatly helps our ability to operate at a reasonable level." &mdash Bill Frado Jr.
NARH President Review Hospital's Highs, Lows
"I heard it wasn't a very good hospital ... But I'm here to tell you that I was wrong." — Bill Frado Jr. 1 Comment
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