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Provider Profile – Trevor Bayliss, MD, Medical Director, Phelps Cancer Center

Dr. Bayliss is now the Medical Director of the Phelps Cancer Center at the Hillcrest Campus of BMC.

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BHS, CHP Urge Parents to Protect Children from RSV Virus

With flu season emerging and COVID-19 persisting, the risk of triple-virus exposure – especially for very young children – is straining hospitals and pediatric healthcare providers across the U.S., Massachusetts and the Berkshires.

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Dr. Manoharan Joins BHS Cardiology Services

Dr. Manoharan is accepting new patients in need of Cardiology care and joins Drs. Peter Chien, Paul Katigbak, Stephen Phlaum, Andrew Potash, Stuart Ruch, Jialin Su, Georgianne Valli-Harwood and Shyama Wickramaaratchi at Cardiology Professional Services of BMC.

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Provider Profile: Christian Galvez, MD, BMC Thoracic Surgeon

Dr. Galvez joined BMC and Berkshire Surgical Services of BMC in 2010, and specializes in general, thoracic and vascular surgery.

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BHS and Public Health Nurses Holding Vaccine Clinic in Williamstown

The clinic, to be held on Friday, Oct. 21 from 2 to 6 pm at the Williams College Field House, is open to the public and to staff and students from Williams College.

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BHS grows its healthcare workforce through unique "talent pipeline" program.

Targeting people who are just starting out or looking for more meaningful work, the goal of the pipeline programs is to create a direct career path from education and training to full-time employment in healthcare at BHS.

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BHS Announces Two New Trustees

Moresi and Suffish were both recently elected to three-year terms.

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Provider Profile: Dr. Ashley Miller

Dr. Ashley Miller, a orthopaedic surgeon with Berkshire Orthopaedic Associates, wants patients to know the importance of bone health as October is a month to celebrate World Osteoporosis Day.

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BMC Renaming Cancer Center After Former President, CEO

The new name is the Phelps Cancer Center. The center is being renamed to honor former BHS President and CEO David E. Phelps

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BHS Providing COVD-19 Vaccine for Infants and Toddlers

On Saturday, July 2, the BHS Testing and Vaccine Center in Pittsfield will hold its monthly COVID vaccine clinic for children 5 to 11, running from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

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BMC Parking Garages, Access Roads Limited During 4th of July Events

During the parade, the hospital's employee parking garage will be open to the public, but it will be closed that evening and unavailable for public parking to view the fireworks display at Wahconah Park.

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BHS continues to enhance services for the LGBTQ+ community

Determined to further tear down any real or perceived barriers to fully inclusive, equitable healthcare to thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or questioning and other members of the community in the Berkshires, Berkshire Health Systems (BHS) the county's leading healthcare system is continuing to explore new ways to better serve the unique needs of patients who identify as LGBTQ+.

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Independence Day Run Returns

The 5K race has not been held since 2019 due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The return of the run marks its 35th year.

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BHS Wellness Hosting Men's Health Workshop

The Men's Health Workshop will be held on Tuesday, June 21 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Zion Church, 74 First Street in Pittsfield.

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Vein Specialist Joins Berkshire Surgical Services of BMC

He is accepting new patients in need of vein care.

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Fairview Hospital Named Among Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the U.S.

Fairview achieved two Top 20 recognition awards, the first for Overall Hospital Performance based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX and its eight indices: inpatient market share, outpatient market share, quality outcomes, patient perspective, cost, charge, and finance.

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Dr. Brahmanandam Joins BMC As Head of Vascular Surgery

Dr. Brahmanandam joins the Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) medical staff and the provider staff of Berkshire Surgical Services of BMC. She is accepting new patients in need of Vascular care.

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BMC Nationally Recognized with an 'A' Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is the only hospital ratings program based exclusively on hospital prevention of medical errors and harms to patients.

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Berkshire Health Systems Welcomes Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Instrum is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and was fellowship trained in Shoulder and Knee Surgery at the University of Calgary.

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BHS Launches New Training Program to Support Nursing Assistants

BHS covers the cost of all training in its pipeline programs and, in most cases, also pays a full-time salary with benefits to the program participant while they are completing their training course so that no candidate is required to make the difficult choice between receiving a full-time salary and completing the training requirements necessary to advance their career.

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BMC Announces Healthcare Scholarships

All applications are due by May 23

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BHS Hospitals Earn Top Performer Honors in Healthcare Equality Index

The HEI the nation's foremost benchmarking survey of healthcare facilities on policies and practices dedicated to the equitable treatment and inclusion of their LGBTQ+ patients, visitors and employees.

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Berkshire 150 Enters Second Year: Community Wellness Program Promotes Exercise as Spring Commences

Berkshire 150 is a community wellness program promoting exercise over a 6-week period, with the goal of exercising at least 150 minutes a week. That's the number of minutes recommended by the Centers for Disease Control to help maintain a healthy lifestyle, in addition to eating the right foods.

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Jacqueline Sciola: 'Heart and Soul' of BHS Endoscopy Unit

Jackie Sciola was honored recently with the inaugural BMC Endoscopy Recognition Award, for her decades of service and community promotion of the importance of screening colonoscopy and endoscopic care.

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Dr. Instrum Joins Berkshire Orthopaedic Associates

Dr. Instrum is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and was fellowship-trained in Shoulder and Knee Surgery at the University of Calgary.