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Baystate Health Blood Mobile Holds Blood Drive Thursday, March 21
March 15, 2013: The Baystate Health Blood Donor Mobile will host a blood drive on Thursday, March 21, from 11 am – 4 pm, in the parking lot behind the hospital’s Medical Office Building (48 Sanderson Street). All blood types are needed. Eligible blood donors will receive a $10 retail gift.
 
Baystate Franklin Medical Center Sponsors Sports Clinic March 24
March 07, 2013: The Sports Medicine Program at Baystate Franklin Medical Center and Baystate Rehabilitation Care will sponsor a free sports clinic, Competitive & Recreational Sports: Maximizing Function & Results, on Sunday, March 24, 9 am – 1 pm, in Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s main conference rooms.
 
Baystate Franklin Medical Center offers cardiac risk cholesterol screenings
January 23, 2013: Pre-registration is required
 
Baystate Franklin President Tapped for Expanded Role
September 16, 2011: With the announcement of the retirement of Joan Sullivan, president of Baystate Mary Lane Hospital in Ware, Baystate Health leaders did not have to look far for a new leader. Learning of Sullivan’s plan to retire, the health system senior leaders looked at options to ensure the most effective way to continue to position the small community hospital in Ware.
 
Athletic Trainer Joins Valley Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
July 01, 2011: Shayna Stoddard, BS, ATC, EMT of Keene, New Hampshire, has joined the staff as an athletic trainer.
 
Rays of Hope Expands Pink Scarf Project
June 15, 2011: Rays of Hope, a Walk Toward the Cure of Breast Cancer, invites individuals who knit, crochet or weave to participate in the 2011 Pink Scarf Project for Greenfield’s third walk.
 
BFMC Awarded Accreditation from the Joint Commission
June 08, 2011: Baystate Franklin Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals.
 
Baystate Franklin Auxiliary Awards Scholarships
June 01, 2011: The Baystate Franklin Auxiliary at Baystate Franklin Medical Center has awarded $10,000 in scholarships to 19 students who are pursuing health care-related degrees. Two of these scholarships were awarded to Greenfield Community College students in the registered nurse and licensed practical nurse programs.
 
BFMC honors 87 Employees for Combined 1,165 Years of Service
May 23, 2011: BFMC President makes connection between employee service and patient satisfaction and quality care.
 
How step-tracking helped one man to stay on track
May 06, 2011: New Salem man progress from couch potato to two hours a day of exercise.
 
BFMC Honors 400+ Volunteers during National Volunteer Week
April 15, 2011: 220 Baystate Franklin Auxiliary members and 175 volunteers spend over 50,000 hours/year serving Baystate Franklin Medical Center. 
 
Baystate Franklin Medical Center Upgrades to Natural Gas
December 17, 2010: BFMC goes green by converting to natural gas and saving $250,000 annually.
 
Naomi Bolognani, RN, OCN, Joins BFMC as Oncology Program Manager
November 01, 2010: Former nursing supervisor at Berkshire Hematology/Oncology in North Adams to manage BFMC oncology program.
 
Greenfield Gastroenterology Expands Practice
November 01, 2010: Shelley Rahn, MD and Ronald Kelter, PA-C have joined Greenfield Gastroenterology.
 
BFMC and Baystate Health Northern Region Name Andrea Nathanson Finance Director
September 13, 2010: New Finance Director for Baystate Northern Region has more than 16 years of financial management experience with health care organizations.
 
BFMC Offers Interactive Diabetes Education Classes
August 20, 2010: Interactive classes taught by Judy Kuzdeba, diabetes educator, are based on the Diabetes Conversation Maps program.
 
BFMC's Main Laboratory Receives Accreditation from College of American Pathologists (CAP)
August 18, 2010: BFMC's main laboratory and the arterial blood gas laboratory in the hospital’s Cardiopulmonary Department have both been accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent onsite inspection. 
 
Meet Dr. Gerda Maissel, new Medical Staff Leader for BFMC
July 28, 2010: New chief medical officer of Baystate's Northern Region comes with an impressive medical background and record of trailblazing achievement.
 
BFMC's John McCann, MD, Recognized by Local Medical Society
June 16, 2010: Franklin District Medical Society Names John C. McCann, MD, 2010 Community Clinician of the Year
 
Kathleen McGraw, MD, FHM, Earns Fellow in Hospital Medicine Designation
June 01, 2010:
 
BFMC Nurse Earns Breast Patient Navigator Certification
May 10, 2010: Kimberly Whitaker, RN, BPN-CI, of Turners Falls, a nurse at Baystate Medical Practices – Greenfield Surgery, has earned certification as a breast patient navigator, following a two-part certification training.
 
BFMC Stroke Team Wins Awards
May 06, 2010: Baystate Franklin Medical Center received a total of four performance improvement awards from the “Stroke Collaborative Reaching for Excellence” (SCORE) collaborative.
 
Visiting Patients in the Hospital
December 23, 2009: Baystate Franklin Medical Center volunteer chaplains share some thoughts on how to make a hospital visit positive and effective.
 
BFMC Offers Support Group for Women with Heart Disease
July 25, 2008: A new BFMC support group, "Heart to Heart - a Support Group for Women with Heart Disease," will meet on the third Tuesday of each month, from 4:30 - 6 pm, in Conference Room A at BFMC. It aims to provide mutual support, motivation to continue healthy behaviors, and education on heart health.