Baystate Health Corporate Information Our charitable mission is to improve the health of the people in our communities every day, with quality and compassion. Based in western Massachusetts, Baystate Health is a not-for-profit, multi-institutional, integrated health care organization serving over one million people throughout western New England. Baystate Health, with a workforce of just under 12,000 employees, is the largest private employer in the region and includes a full range of facilities and services. Baystate By The Numbers There are over 900 beds total among the four Baystate Health Hospitals. Each year, there are about 200,000 emergency visits, and more than 36,000 surgeries are performed. Over 2,000 students, residents, and fellows in medicine, surgery, nursing, and other fields are currently gaining knowledge and experience at Baystate Health facilities. See our annual report for more information. Learn more about our leadership, community programs, and quality assurance.