Baystate Health Entities

Baystate Health

Based in western Massachusetts, Baystate Health is a not-for-profit, multi-institutional, integrated health care organization serving over 750,000 people throughout western New England. Baystate Health, with a workforce of almost 10,000 employees, is the largest private employer in the region. In 2012, Truven Health Analytics named Baystate Health one of the top 15 health systems in the U.S.

Baystate Children’s Hospital

As the only accredited children’s hospital in the region, Baystate Children’s Hospital provides a comprehensive range of pediatric primary care and inpatient and outpatient sub-specialty services. Among Baystate Children’s Hospital’s Springfield-based services are the region’s only neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, the Baystate Family Advocacy Center and the newly opened Sadowsky Family Pediatric Emergency Department.

Baystate Franklin Medical Center

Located in Greenfield, Baystate Franklin Medical Center is a 90-bed acute care hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services to residents of Franklin County and surrounding communities. Specialized programs include The Birthplace, heart and vascular and cancer care services, sports and exercise medicine, multi-specialty medical and surgical services, inpatient behavioral medicine, and 24-hour emergency services, including FastTrack care. In 2012, for the second year in a row, the hospital earned the “Get With The Guidelines (GWTG)” Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The hospital also earned a grade “A” Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group.

Baycare Health Partners

Baycare Health Partners Inc. is a physician/hospital organization that includes three Baystate Health hospitals and about 1,250 physicians in about 200 medical practices in Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties. Baycare’s primary purpose is to foster physician/hospital cooperation in anticipating and responding to the evolving challenges of today’s practice environment, including providing managed care contracting services for members. Its mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency and sustainability of health care in the community.

Baystate Home Infusion & Respiratory Services

Baystate Home Infusion & Respiratory Services provides infusion care, enteral feeding products, respiratory care (including oxygen, sleep apnea treatment and ventilator care) and durable medical equipment.

Baystate Mary Lane Hospital

Baystate Mary Lane Hospital in Ware is a 25-bed community hospital that is ranked by Professional Research Consultants (PRC) in the top 10 percent nationally for patient satisfaction with overall quality in emergency services and medical/surgical care. A recipient of the Stroke Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award, the hospital offers 24-hour emergency care (including a pledge that patients will see a provider within 30 minutes of arrival), intensive care, inpatient and outpatient surgical care, orthopedics, and cancer services through the Baystate Regional Cancer Program.

Baystate Medical Center

Baystate Medical Center in Springfield is an academic, research and teaching hospital that serves as the Western Campus of Tufts University School of Medicine. As a major referral care center and the only Level 1 trauma center and pediatric trauma center for western Massachusetts, it is home to one of New England’s busiest emergency rooms. Baystate Medical Center, home to the Baystate Heart and Vascular Program and the Baystate Regional Cancer Program, among a host of advanced specialty medical, diagnostic and surgical services, is a Leapfrog Top Hospital for Quality and Safety, a Truven Health Analytics Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital, a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence and a multiple winner of the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence.

Baystate Medical Practices

Baystate Medical Practices is a multi-specialty, community-based and academic practice that includes over 580 physicians and advanced practitioners providing care at over 50 locations throughout the Pioneer Valley. Physicians serve as faculty for the Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM), for which Baystate is its Western campus, and are the principle educators and mentors for over 320 BMC residents and fellows as well as the TUSM third and fourth year medical students.

Baystate Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice

Baystate Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice is the area’s largest home health care and hospice agency, serving patients and families throughout western Massachusetts. Caregivers provide specialty care in heart failure and other chronic illness management, joint replacement rehabilitation, wound management and palliative care in the patient’s home.

Health New England

Health New England, based in Springfield, is one of the largest managed care organizations in the region serving more than 120,000 members in a service area that includes Franklin, Berkshire, Hampden and Hampshire counties and part of Worcester county. HNE offers a wide range of products to meet all employer group and individual needs including: commercial insurance, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid.