physicians http://wamc.org en Partnership Will Bring More Surgeons To Northern Berkshires http://wamc.org/post/partnership-will-bring-more-surgeons-northern-berkshires <p></p><p>A collaboration between healthcare providers in the Berkshires will help expand surgical services in the northern portion of the region.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Thursday in North Adams, Northern Berkshire Healthcare announced a new partnership with Pittsfield-based Berkshire Surgical Associates that will bring two general surgeons to North Adams Regional Hospital.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 22:20:03 +0000 Lucas Willard 67525 at http://wamc.org Partnership Will Bring More Surgeons To Northern Berkshires Public Forum Tackles Physician Shortage in Berkshire County http://wamc.org/post/public-forum-tackles-physician-shortage-berkshire-county <p></p><p>A community discussion was held Friday to address the number primary care medical providers available in the Berkshires, and how to attract more to the area.</p><p></p> Fri, 10 May 2013 21:55:35 +0000 Lucas Willard 64407 at http://wamc.org Public Forum Tackles Physician Shortage in Berkshire County Report Examines Physician Workforce in Massachusetts http://wamc.org/post/report-examines-physician-workforce-massachusetts <p>A recent report released by the Massachusetts Medical Society highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the physician workforce in the Commonwealth, which includes a lack of trained specialists and primary care physicians.</p><p>The Massachusetts Medical Society’s annual Physician Workforce Study takes a comprehensive look at the working doctors in the state, physician recruitment rates, profession satisfaction, and more. One of the key observations in the report is a lack of primary care doctors and specialists across Massachusetts.</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 16:00:33 +0000 Lucas Willard 49328 at http://wamc.org Report Examines Physician Workforce in Massachusetts