Nurses from Berkshire Medical Center picketed outside the Pittsfield hospital this afternoon. They say the hospital is not properly staffed for a patient increase following the closure of North Adams Regional Hospital in March. The hospital continues to refute the claims.
Nurses from Berkshire Medical Center are planning an informational picket next week. They say the Pittsfield hospital is not properly staffed for a patient increase following the closure of North Adams Regional Hospital. The hospital is refuting the claims.
Berkshire Medical Center is restoring mammography services to Northern Berkshire County following the closure of North Adams Regional Hospital in March. The department will be fully operational December 1st.
Over the course of two days, it’s been announced that $9 million has been allocated for healthcare services and improvements at the former North Adams Regional Hospital, which abruptly closed in March. Berkshire Health Systems now owns the site after the hospital’s parent company Northern Berkshire Healthcare filed for bankruptcy in April.
Using a state grant, Berkshire Medical Center plans to create a "patient centered community neighborhood" at the former North Adams Regional Hospital where it BMC now runs a satellite emergency facility.
People in northern Berkshire County plan to sign a letter urging Massachusetts to provide public access to a report that could determine what healthcare in the region looks like six months after the closure of North Adams Regional Hospital.