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We Win at Wellness

Western Massachusetts is chock full of high quality health care including prestigious medical centers such as Baystate Health System, Shriner's Hospital for Children, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Mercy Hospital and more than 100 clinics or related facilities. The health care industry is a major driver of our region's economy and the state's second largest employer.

We're also a great place to get fit, whether it's outdoor action or a state-of-the-art gym, we've got it covered.

 

 

Hospitals

Baystate Health                                                                                                                        Springfield, MA
Accredited as "one of the highest-rated hospitals in the country" by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Baystate Medical Center serves as a regional resource for specialty and primary medical care. Baystate Medical Center Children's Hospital provides complete critical care programs, including the region's only Pediatric Intensive Care and Neonatal Intensive Care Units, as well as pediatric inpatient services, an emergency room just for kids and outpatient specialty services.

Mercy Hospital
Springfield, MA
Mercy Hospital is a Sisters of Providence Health System facility providing comprehensive services through specialty centers; the Surgi-Center, Weldon Hearing Center, WorkWise, Radiology Services, Sister Mary Caritas, S.P., Center for Oncology, James E. Davis Outpatient Treatment Center, the Joslin Diabetes Center affiliate at Mercy Hospital, the Women's Pavilion and the Family Life Center for Maternity. 

Shriners Hospital for Children
Springfield MA
A 40-bed pediatric orthopedic-licensed hospital, Shriners provides treatment for diseases of the bones, muscles, and joints to children from birth to age 18. All care while at Shriners is provided at no charge to patients, families, insurance companies, or governmental agencies.

Holyoke Hospital
Holyoke, MA
Holyoke Hospital is affiliated with UMass Memorial Health Care in Worcester. The hospital offers Emergency and Critical Care as well as Childbirth, Imaging, Laboratory, Oncology, Outpatient, Surgery and Rehabilitation Services. It is a member of Valley Health Systems in Holyoke which also includes Holyoke Visiting Nurse Association, Inc. and Western Mass Physician Associates.

Cooley Dickinson Hospital
Northampton, MA

Cooley Dickinson Hospital is part of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Alliance and offers a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services-Ambulatory, Behavioral Health, Childbirth, Medical, Surgical, and VNA/Hospice-at its main campus in Northampton as well as a variety of outpatient services at locations throughout western Hampshire and southern Franklin counties.

Noble Hospital
Westfield, MA
Noble Hospital is affiliated with UMass Memorial Healthcare and is a member of Noble Health Systems. Noble Hospital is a full-service health care facility providing services via its 97 licensed beds: 42 Medical Surgical, 6 ICU/CCU, 8 Telemetry, 6 Pediatrics, 15 Inpatient Rehabilitation and 20 Inpatient Psychiatric.

Franklin Medical Center
Greenfield, MA
Franklin Medical Center provides high quality inpatient and outpatient services to Franklin and Hampshire counties and Southern Vermont. The Birthplace, Cardiopulmonary Services, a Dialysis Unit, outpatient surgical services, and a Medical/Behavioral Unit are a sampling of its specialized programs. This institution is part of the Baystate Health System.

Mary Lane Hospital
Ware, MA
Mary Lane Hospital is a community hospital, offering a wide spectrum of services from women's health, maternity, and pediatrics, to surgical and intensive care, including 24-hour emergency services. This institution is part of the Baystate Health System.

Wing Memorial Hospital

Palmer, MA

Wing Memorial Hospital, established in 1913, provides a broad range of emergency, medical, surgical and psychiatric services to residents of Palmer, Monson, Wilbraham, Ludlow, Belchertown and nearby towns. Five Wing Medical Centers and outpatient facilities are located in surrounding towns. This hospital is a member of UMass Memorial Health Care.

 

A Sampling of our Health Clubs

Planet Fitness

YMCA

LA Fitness

Gold's Gym

Pioneer Valley Boxing Center

One on One Fitness Studio

Now and Zen Yoga

Bikram Yoga Northampton

Smart Moves Pilates and Fitness

Northampton Athletic Club and Indoor Rock Climbing