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Operation Better Start receives Community Impact Grant from Fallon Health

The funds, totaling $10,000 will help support the Food and Families program in the Pittsfield Public Schools' 21st Century After School Program.

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BMC Awarded Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certification

The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization's commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.

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Berkshire Health Systems Updates Visitation Policies

In most cases, the policy limits visitation to one care partner for non-COVID-19 inpatient units and allows limited window-separated visits for COVID-19 inpatients.

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Berkshire Vaccine Collaborative Holding Additional Vaccination Clinics

A clinic will be held in Pittsfield on Saturday, Jan. 8, and a Williamstown clinic will be held on Friday, Jan. 14.

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Dr. Aaron Brothers Joins Urology Professional Services of BMC

Dr. Brothers, a US Army veteran, provides comprehensive care for conditions affecting the kidneys, urinary system, bladder, adrenal glands, urethra, and male reproductive organs, and male fertility. He has received extensive training in robotic surgery and looks forward to being able to offer this type of service to patients in the Berkshires.

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Second Community COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Clinic Scheduled

The clinic will provide Pfizer and Moderna vaccine, including first or second doses for those 5 to 11, Pfizer boosters for those 16 to 17, and first, second or booster doses to eligible adults.

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BHS Vaccine Centers Phasing Out Johnson & Johnson

Anyone who is currently scheduled for a J&J vaccine or booster at a BHS Testing and Vaccine Center on or before Jan 5 will have the option to receive the J&J vaccine as scheduled or can receive a Pfizer or Moderna dose instead.

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BHS Board of Trustees Names New President/CEO

Darlene Rodowicz joined BHS in 1984 and served in various positions of increasing responsibility, including as Chief Financial Officer from 2005-2020, when she was appointed Executive Vice President.

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BHS President Retiring After Over 30 Years of Service

Phelps concludes a 31-year career of service to the local community, with 28 as the systemís chief executive.

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BHS, BHCS Concludes Shared Services Agreement

Each BHCS staff member now employed by BHSMS will be offered the opportunity to continue in their current roles, although under an employment arrangement with a BHCS entity, effective Feb. 1, 2022.

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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Operation Better Start at BHS

Poussard provides care for children and adolescents with failure to thrive, eating disorders and other nutritional related illness. She is also passionate about LGBTQ+ health.

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BMC Earns 2021 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award for Outstanding Quality and Safety

Over 2,200 hospitals were considered for the award. Among those, Berkshire Medical Center received a Top Teaching Hospital distinction.

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BHS Welcomes Specialist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

At a time when there is a severe nationwide deficit of mental health providers specializing in the care of children and adolescents, Dr. Halabi's expertise will be of great value to patients and families in our Berkshire community.

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BMC Nurse Earns DAISY Award Recognition

LaPlante, who serves on 4 East in the hospital, received a glowing nomination for her care of a patient in her final days.

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BMC Cited for Excelling in Critical Care & Vascular Outcomes

Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 31 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions

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BMC Achieves 'A' Grade for Patient Safety

This national distinction recognizes BMC's achievements in protecting patients from harm and error in the hospital.

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New Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Provider Joins BMC

Dr. Weingart joins Drs. Katie Hatt and Nicole Payne at Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services of BMC and is accepting new patients in need of Physiatry care.

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Berkshire Health Systems Respiratory Therapy

The simple act of breathing in and breathing out is something that can be taken for granted. Most people go through life not thinking about it. When breathing becomes a challenge and requires medical attention, respiratory therapists are there to help.

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Meet Doctor Nicole Payne

Dr. Payne received her medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio and completed her residency at Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation both in Toledo, Ohio.

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COVID-19 Booster Shots Available Throughout County

The CDC has approved Pfizer and Moderna booster doses for individuals 65 years or older, individuals 18-64 years old who live or work in a high-risk environment, and individuals 18-64 years old who have an underlying medical condition that makes them more vulnerable to serious infection by COVID-19.

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Berkshire Health Systems Moving Blood Draw Station in Adams

The Depot Street blood draw station will be closed as of Friday, Oct. 29.

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World Osteoporosis Day

Each year, clinicians and health professionals come together to celebrate World Osteoporosis Day (WOD) on Oct. 20 and the kick-off of a year-long campaign dedicated to raising global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease.

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Child And Adolescent Psychiatrist Joins Berkshire Health Systems

Dr. Halabi joins the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at BMC.

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Dr. Kryskow Joins BMC Surgical Services

Dr. Kryskow is accepting new patients in need of general surgery or chest wall injury services and is partnered with Drs. Adam Bowling, Michael DiSiena, Christian Galvez-Padilla, Andrew Lederman and Clayton Peterson at Berkshire Surgical Services of BMC.

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Berkshire Orthopeadic Associates Physician Profile, Meet Doctor Anthony DeFelice

Dr. DeFelice prides himself on being a general orthopaedist.