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Community Benefits: Addressing the Health Needs of Our Community: Home

Resources to support Baystate Medical Center Community Benefits Programs.

Defining Community Benefits

A community benefit program or activity provides treatment and/or promotes health and healing as a response to the community needs of a target population identified through a community needs assessment with the active collaboration of the community and populations to be served.  Community benefits programs are not provided for marketing purposes.

Brightwood Walking School Bus Program

Walking School Bus Program at Brightwood Elementary School, North End of Springfield. Led by Karen Pohlman, FNP, Community Program Manager, Baystate Health.

From the National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR)

Top Health Needs for Baystate Medical Center