North Adams Regional Hospital

New England News
6:51 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

BMC Nurses Picket Claiming Unsafe Staffing Levels

Jim Levulis WAMC

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.

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New England News
12:25 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Union Nurses Set To Picket Over Staffing Levels, Work Environment At BMC

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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.

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New England News
6:10 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Uncertainty Remains Six Months After NARH Closure

It's been just over six months since North Adams Regional Hospital closed. In May, Berkshire Health Systems opened a satellite emergency facility and in September the Pittsfield-based company purchased the hospital campus.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

It’s been just over six months since North Adams Regional Hospital closed, leaving the area without emergency care and putting more than 500 people out of work.

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New England News
11:41 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Mammography Services Returning To Northern Berkshires

Mammography service will be fully operational at Berkshire Medical Center's Northern Berkshire Campus Dec. 1.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

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.

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New England News
6:10 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Investments Being Made In Former North Adams Regional Hospital

Berkshire Health Systems operates an emergency satellite facility at the former North Adams Regional Hospital.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

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.

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New England News
5:28 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Mass. Awards BMC $3 Million For Further Investment In Northern Berkshires

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.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

One day after announcing it will invest $6 million to upgrade and expand outpatient services at the former North Adams Regional Hospital, Berkshire Medical Center has been awarded $3 million by the state of Massachusetts to further aid the region.

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New England News
12:35 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Berkshire Health Systems Investing $6 Million In Northern Berkshire

Berkshire Health Systems operates an emergency satellite facility at the former North Adams Regional Hospital.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

Berkshire Health Systems will invest $6 million to expand services and improve the former North Adams Regional Hospital. The hospital abruptly closed in March. Parent company Northern Berkshire Healthcare filed bankruptcy days later.

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New England News
10:04 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Health Non-Profit To Move Back Into North Adams Hospital

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Next week, a community non-profit will be the latest entity to open in the former North Adams Regional Hospital. The hospital abruptly closed in March. Parent company Northern Berkshire Healthcare filed bankruptcy days later. Berkshire Health Systems has since purchased the site where it operates a satellite emergency facility.

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New England News
11:01 am
Wed October 15, 2014

North Adams Council Approves Hospital Resolution; Similar Effort On Hold In Williamstown

Berkshire Health Systems owns the hospital campus in North Adams where the Pittsfield-based company operates a satellite emergency facility.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

At its meeting Tuesday night, the North Adams City Council joined five other Berkshire County communities in passing resolutions that call for a full-service hospital in the region. 

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New England News
5:49 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Nursing Program Moves Back Into North Adams Hospital Site Following Closure

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The March closure of North Adams Regional Hospital left the region without emergency care and put some 500 people out of work. It also jeopardized an educational nursing program that used hospital space as a classroom.

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