Berkshire Medical Center

61%

Patients that would definitely recommend
9% lower than the national average


Berkshire Medical Center is a medical facility located in Pittsfield, MA. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

3 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

8 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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63%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
6% lower than the national average

61%

Would definitely recommend
9% lower than the national average

Berkshire Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%79%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%81%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%63%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%90%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%50%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%64%66%

Berkshire Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%43%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%71%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Oct 22 2021

Review for Dr. Goffin

Fantastic doctor. A true professional. I highly recommend this doctor. He's a true human being in every sense of the word. Thank you Dr. Lincer for giving me my life back.

Hrisoula Mihelis Oct 20 2021

Review for Dr. Lincer

I feel grateful to have Dr. Gittzus as my primary care physician. He is up to date, concerned about the whole picture, professional and very experienced. I have been seeing him for over two decades and would recommend him to my dearest friends.

Ralph Hammann Oct 12 2021

Review for Dr. Gittzus

I'm very satisfied with my total hip replacement.

Carol Hargis Oct 11 2021

Review for Dr. Sage

Dr. Tesla by proxy Oct 09 2021

Review for Dr. Mathew

Location

Berkshire Medical Center

725 North St, Pittsfield, MA 01201

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