The idea behind creating walking trails was to improve health and wellness among patients, staff, and visitors. The two trails, one a quarter-mile and the other nearly a half-mile, are part of the hospital’s Pathways to Health Project. Former hospital employee and now project manager Jennifer Munoz says the hospital has been considering the walking paths for about 10 years.
A collaboration between healthcare providers in the Berkshires will help expand surgical services in the northern portion of the region.
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.