The Ambulatory Care Center will remain open; the Doctors Building to the right, owned by the hospital, will close.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The issues surrounding the closure of North Adams Regional Hospital do not affect the following facilities, which remain open:
Williamstown Medical Associates
Northern Berkshire Pediatrics
Dr. Robert L. Van Uitert's office
Advanced Eye Care
Orthopedic Associates of Northern Berkshire
Practices that operate in the Ambulatory Care Center will not close and neither will the building.
Although often referred to as the Doctors Building, the care center is a separate building connected to the Doctors Building and hospital but which is not owned by the hospital. It was built in 2001 by a separate company unaffiliated to Northern Berkshire Healthcare.
The only practices affected by the closure are those three owned and operated by Northern Berkshire Healthcare: Northern Berkshire Family Practice, Northern Berkshire OB/GYN and Northern Berkshire General Surgery.
The family practice and OB/GYN doctors are working with Berkshire Health Systems for administrative support and reportedly will attempt to remain functioning in new locations. They will close by next Friday. VNA & Hospice of Northern Berkshire will also close next week; there are reports that a South County VNA may take over patients.
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