Northern Berkshire Healthcare

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
6:04 pm
Wed September 3, 2014

Former North Adams Regional Hospital In New Hands

Berkshire Health Systems now owns the former North Adams Regional Hospital.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

Berkshire Health Systems has finalized its purchase of the shuttered North Adams Regional Hospital.

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New England News
6:53 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Worker Assistance Center Opens To Help Former NBH Employees

Diane Pylko, former Northern Berkshire Healthcare employee, opens the door of the worker assistance center in North Adams City Hall.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Massachusetts has opened a center in North Adams dedicated to helping the hundreds of people who lost their jobs when North Adams Regional Hospital and its affiliates closed in March.

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New England News
5:17 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Bankrupty Court Approves BMC's Bid For Former NARH

Berkshire Medical Center has been running an emergency satellite facility at the former North Adams Regional Hospital since May.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

A federal bankruptcy court judge has approved Berkshire Medical Center’s bid to buy the former North Adams Regional Hospital which abruptly closed in March. BMC hopes to finalize the sale in August.

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New England News
6:08 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

BMC Now Running Imaging Center At Former NARH

The MRI unit at the then North Adams Regional Hospital taken in October 2013
Credit Paul Hopkins / Formerly of Northern Berkshire Healthcare

Berkshire Medical Center is now running an imaging center at the former North Adams Regional Hospital.

The center will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays in the same location where radiology services were provided before North Adams Regional Hospital closed March 28th. Pittsfield-based Berkshire Medical Center opened a satellite emergency facility at the campus in May.

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New England News
6:20 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Healthcare Consulting Firm Holding Public Meeting In North Adams

Berkshire Medical Center is operating a satellite emergency facility at the former North Adams Regional Hospital which closed March 28.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

The firm hired by Massachusetts to determine the healthcare needs of northern Berkshire County is holding a public comment meeting Tuesday in North Adams. The area is being served by an emergency satellite facility at the former North Adams Regional Hospital, which closed in March.

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New England News
9:09 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Court Date Set On Sale Of Former North Adams Regional Hospital

North Adams Regional Hospital closed March 28. Berkshire Medical Center opened a satellite emergency center at the facility May 19.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

A July court hearing has been scheduled to potentially finalize the sale of the former North Adams Regional Hospital facility. It abruptly closed March 28th. Parent company Northern Berkshire Healthcare filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy six days later putting more than 500 people out of work.

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New England News
6:10 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Emergency Facility Opens In North Adams Nearly Two Months After Hospital Closure

Berkshire Medical Center is now operating an emergency satellite facility at the former North Adams Regional Hospital.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

Berkshire Medical Center is operating a satellite emergency facility at the former North Adams Regional Hospital. NARH has been closed since March 28th.

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New England News
1:39 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

BMC Satellite Emergency Facility To Open Monday

Berkshire Medical Center will open a satellite emergency facility at the former North Adams Regional Hospital at noon May 19th.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

Berkshire Medical Center will open a satellite emergency facility at the former North Adams Regional Hospital at noon Monday. NARH has been closed since March 28th.

The center will treat critical and noncritical emergent needs and offer diagnostic imaging, CT scanning, X-Ray and some lab testing —   but no inpatient or surgical services will be provided.

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New England News
12:16 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Nurses Union: Full-Service Hospital Viable in N. Berkshire; Poor Management Led To NARH Closure

North Adams Regional Hospital closed March 28th.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

The Massachusetts Nurses Association has released a report stating a full-service hospital in Northern Berkshire County is financially feasible, after North Adams Regional Hospital closed March 28th

The MNA says its researchers reviewed IRS and bankruptcy filings by the hospital’s parent company Northern Berkshire Healthcare over the past decade. David Schildmeier is the union’s spokesman.

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