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 more than 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 about 996 beds in all five Baystate Health Hospitals. In 2015, there were over 200,600 emergency and urgent care visits, and more than 36,600 surgeries were performed. Over 2,274 students, residents, and fellows in medicine, surgery, nursing, and other fields are currently gaining knowledge and experience at a Baystate Health Facility. More on 2016 By The Numbers in our Annual Report. Learn more about our leadership, community programs, and quality assurance.