BHS Announces North Adams Regional Hospital Leadership

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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. Berkshire Health Systems (BHS) has recently announced the newly appointed leadership team of North Adams Regional Hospital (NARH).
Long-time BHS employee Laurie Lamarre, MHA, will lead the team in the role of Vice President of NARH. Lamarre will be joined by fellow members of the NARH leadership team: Senior Director of Clinical Operations Robert Boebert, MBA, BSN RN, Operational Manager of the Emergency Room and Medical/Surgical Inpatient Care Jennifer Dowling, BSN, RN, and Operational Manager for Perioperative Services Lynsey Wilk, DPN, RN.
"I'm thrilled that Laurie, Bob, Jennifer, and Lynsey have accepted these new roles, knowing they are equipped and prepared to lead our new critical access hospital into the future, with a focus on investments in not only the facility, but the health of all North Berkshire residents and visitors," said Darlene Rodowicz, BHS President and CEO. "It was important to appoint a seasoned team of experienced leaders who will best navigate the unique challenges of opening a hospital."
Pending regulatory approval and Critical Access Hospital designation, BHS will re-open up to 25 inpatient beds at NARH as part of BHS's strategic plan to expand access to care and advance health and wellness for everyone in the community.
"I look forward to partnering with our NARH staff to serve the Northern Berkshire community as part of BHS's integrated system of care," said Laurie Lamarre, Vice President of NARH. "I know that together we will deliver welcoming, inclusive, and personalized care to every patient that walks through our doors."
BHS continues to expect the CAH to begin providing services in early 2024, pending state and federal regulatory approval and facility updates.
BHS is additionally hiring for a limited number of clinical and non-clinical positions at North Adams Regional Hospital, learn more via

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