We serve Western Massachusetts and beyond

Baystate Health is an integrated health care delivery system serving a population of more than 800,000 people in western Massachusetts. It is one of the largest health systems in New England with over 12,000 employees and an annual budget of over $2.4 billion. Baystate Health is the home of the University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate, the only regional campus of the commonwealth’s only public medical school.

A 724-bed, 57-bassinette academic medical center in Springfield, Massachusetts. It is one of only 39 American College of Surgeons-accredited Level 1 Comprehensive Education Institutes in the world.

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An 89-bed and 20-bassinet community hospital in Greenfield, providing medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, psychiatric and behavioral health care.

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Baystate Children’s Hospital, within Baystate Medical Center, offering complete critical care, the region’s only Pediatric IC and Neonatal IC Units, and its own pediatric emergency department.

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A 97-bed acute care community hospital in Westfield, providing surgical and specialized patient services including intensive care, emergency, cardiopulmonary, cancer, and behavioral health services.

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A 74-bed hospital in Palmer, providing a broad range of emergency, medical, surgical and psychiatric services; and supported by five outpatient medical centers.

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Baystate Medical Practices

Baystate Medical Practices is a multi-specialty group that
includes over 950 physicians and advanced practice clinicians in primary care, specialty and surgical disciplines who bring their expertise to patients at more than 100 practices across 85 locations.

Baystate Primary Care

Baystate Primary Care includes 23 adult, family medicine and
pediatric practices across western Massachusetts. Our primary care sites are all recognized by the NCQA as Patient-Centered Medical Homes and have been designed to enhance the patient experience through convenience and a customer-service focus, enhanced communication with patients, collaboration between providers and the continuum of care from pre- to post-visit.

Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Center

Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Center at BMC is an Academy of Sleep Medicine accredited facility that provides comprehensive adult and pediatric sleep, neurological and neuromuscular
diagnostic services.

Baystate Regional Cancer Program

Baystate Regional Cancer Program provides integrated cancer care for adult and pediatric patients. Services include:

  • Hematology and oncology, surgical oncology, gynecologic oncology and radiation oncology
  • Four linear accelerators, including intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Brachytherapy for gynecologic cancers
  • Supportive care clinic, as well as palliative care
  • A busy clinical research program
  • Regional services delivered at our community hospitals

Baystate Orthopedic Surgery Center

Baystate Orthopedic Surgery Center, located in Springfield, is a state-of-the-art orthopedic surgery center. Staffed by the Baystate Health Care Team, the surgery center is used by New England Orthopedic Surgeons (NEOS) and other orthopedic providers for specialized outpatient orthopedic surgery.

Baystate Reference Laboratories

The region’s largest reference laboratory and is staffed by 23 board-certified pathologists and over 500 technologists and support personnel.

Baystate Home Health

Baystate Home Health provides the highest quality care and supplies to patients and families, primarily in their homes. It is a comprehensive in-home health care, hospice and palliative care agency that includes a staff in excess of 450 and manages more than 90,000 visits annually.

Baystate Home Infusion and Respiratory Services

Baystate Home Infusion and Respiratory Services provides respiratory services, infusion therapy, sleep therapy and durable medical equipment to help patients recover in their homes.

Health New England

This is a not-for-profit health plan that protects employers and individuals in the commercial, Medicaid and Medicare markets. We proudly provide health care coverage for approximately 225,000 members. As part of Baystate Health, we work hard to earn our reputation for care excellence every day by providing outstanding service, delivering superior value and by acting as a leading corporate citizen in all our communities.

The University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

(The inaugural class of medical students at UMMS-Baystate matriculates in the 2017-18 academic school year.) This new affiliation will expand the state’s only public medical school into Springfield and will be the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s first regional medical school campus.

With the introduction of the Population-based Urban and Rural Community Health (PURCH) program at UMMS-Baystate, UMMS plans to increase its total class size from 137 students to 162 per year over the next two academic years. PURCH students will take basic science courses at the Worcester campus and both receive an augmented curriculum on population health and complete their clinical requirements at the UMMS-Baystate campus. PURCH will provide clinical and clerkship opportunities for students who would like to benefit from UMMS-Baystate’s wide range of clinical settings, as well as its expertise in population health and clinical effectiveness research.

Goals of the University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate Partnership

This partnership has three goals tied to state and national
health needs:

  • Expand access for students in Massachusetts who seek high quality, more affordable medical education.
  • Expand opportunities to train generations of Massachusetts physicians in urban and rural primary care in order to meet tomorrow’s healthcare needs
  • Expand our medical knowledge to reduce health disparities, make health care delivery more effective, and improve the well-being of our communities.

University of Massachusetts Medical School–Baystate faculty appointments

Faculty appointments are available for physicians involved in scholarly activity (research and/or education).

Baystate Medical Center has major programs in postgraduate medical education with residencies in Medicine, Surgery, Anesthesiology, Radiology, Pathology, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Medicine-Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, and Psychiatry, along with 22 fellowship programs.

Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute (PVLSI)

(PVLSI) is a joint partnership for collaborative laboratory-based research between Baystate Medical Center and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Baystate Simulation Center and Goldberg Surgical Skills Laboratory

We provide basic and advanced simulation training for students, residents, fellows, faculty and practicing healthcare providers in many specialty areas.

Simulation center training includes: Orientation and introduction to technical and operative skills, individual and interprofessional cognitive and affective patient management skills, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary crew resource management and crisis team training, in-situ safety and quality systems-based macrosimulation assessment, scholarly activity and educational curriculum development research, and certification in Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery and Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (SAGES FLS, SAGES FES programs).

Baystate Health’s service territory spans greater western Massachusetts and the Pioneer Valley.

Our region is a beautiful blend of urban, suburban and rural locations, accented by classic New England scenery, charming towns, history and natural wonders.

Top-ranked school systems, attractive homes, arts and culture complement great dining, entertainment, shopping and other activities. You are also just a short drive from Boston, Cape Cod, New York, and the ski slopes of Vermont and New Hampshire.

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