Northern Berkshire Healthcare

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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New England News
5:00 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Mass. Nurses Assoc. Report: Full-Service Hospital Viable In Northern Berkshire

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.

MNA says its researchers reviewed the hospital’s IRS filings from 2002 to 2012. David Schildmeier is the union’s spokesman.

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New England News
1:55 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

BMC Opening Walk-In Center At MCLA Wednesday Afternoon

Berkshire Medical Center is opening a public Walk-In Center at MCLA's wellness center for adults over the age of 18 in need of non-emergent care.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Berkshire Medical Center is opening a public walk-in care center at the student health facility at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams at 5 o’clock today.

The walk-in center will be open daily from 10 a.m. till 10 p.m. for adults 18 years or older needing non-emergent care. MCLA President Mary Grant.

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New England News
6:18 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

BMC Makes Bid For Former NARH

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

Berkshire Medical Center has put in a $4 million bid for the former North Adams Regional Hospital. The bid also includes other facilities previously owned by bankrupt Northern Berkshire Healthcare.

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New England News
12:15 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

BMC And MCLA To Offer Temporary Care Facility; BHS Nearing Deal To Re-Open Emergency Dept.

The wellness center at MCLA in North Adams will open as an acute care facility for the public this week.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Work toward restoration of healthcare services in North Berkshire is progressing more than four weeks after the abrupt closure of North Adams Regional Hospital. In the meantime, the wellness center at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will open as an acute care center for the public.

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