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Berkshire Medical Center

Overview

Berkshire Medical Center is the region's leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services. With award-winning programs, nationally-recognized physicians, world-class technology and a sincere commitment to the community, BMC is delivering the kind of advanced healthcare most commonly found in large metropolitan centers.

A private, not-for-profit organization, Berkshire Health Systems serves the region through a network of affiliates which include Berkshire Medical Center, the BMC Hillcrest Campus, Fairview Hospital, Berkshire Visiting Nurse Association, and long-term care associate Berkshire Healthcare Systems. Each of these facilities is distinguished by the high quality of their programs and services, and by the credentials, skill and compassion of their physicians, nurses and caregivers.

Awards

Advanced Imaging

Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

Cancer Care

Cardiac Rehabilitation/Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Cardiology

Community Initiatives

Laboratory

  • 2003: BHS - Advance Magazine's Laboratory of the Year Award, 2nd Place - Department of Pathology and Clinical Laboratories recognized by national publication aimed at medical lab professionals.

Neurosciences and Behavioral Health

  • 2005 - 2008: BMC - American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines Performance Achievement Award. For the treatment of stroke patients. Only hospital in the nation to achieve the honor for four consecutive years.
  • 2007: Dr. Leslie Fishbein, BMC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science honored with the American Psychiatric Association Nancy Roeske Certificate of Excellence, recognizing her for excellence in medical education.

Patient Safety/Quality

  • 2007: BMC and Fairview Hospital - Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Hospital Honor Roll, in recognition of top 25% performance in national quality rankings as reported by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid on Hospital Compare and Leapfrog patient safety measures.
  • 2007: BMC - Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration (HQID) program from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid and Premier. BMC was ranked in the top 10% of reporting hospitals nationally for treatment of patients with pneumonia and AMI.
  • 2003: BMC -Massachusetts Leapfrog Regional Rollout Group Recognition for Patient Safety: One of eight Massachusetts hospitals recognized for significant progress in implementing patient safety practices.

Sleep Disorders Center at BMC

Trauma Program

Travel Medicine

Tuberculosis Clinic

Area Attractions

Berkshire Health Systems is fortunate to serve not only a diverse population, but to be located in the midst of the spectacular natural beauty that is the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts. Berkshire County is home to some of the most scenic vistas in the Northeast, including the state's highest peak, Mt. Greylock. Our area also features such world renowned cultural attractions as Tanglewood , the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival , the Berkshire and Williamstown Theatre Festivals, Barrington Stage and Shakespeare & Company , among others, which draw the world to our doorstep. We are the home to exceptional centers of higher education and feature a business community that ranges from global plastics businesses and General Dynamics to the biggest names in retail, outstanding restaurants, and much more.

Click on the links found on this page to find out more about living and working in the Berkshires.

Berkshire Visitors Bureau

Berkshire Chamber of Commerce

Lee Chamber of Commerce

Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce

Stockbridge Chamber of Commerce

Williamstown Chamber of Commerce