Research at UMMS-Baystate Research is an Integral Part of Everything We Do Research discoveries can translate into better patient care—now and in the future. Baystate researchers conduct clinical, translational and health services research in many medical and surgical specialties. (Browse scholarly output by discipline) Our research centers leverage our expertise in population health, clinical effectiveness and outcomes research to focus on making health care more effective and efficient. Our technology innovation center, TechSpring, works with technology companies—from one-person startups to tech giants like Dell and Cerner Corp—on innovations like remote monitoring technology and e-visits with healthcare professionals. "You have the opportunity to do what is closest to your heart." Researcher and neonatologist Dr. Rachana Singh describes the research environment at Baystate in this 1 1/2 minute video. The Future of Research at Baystate is Bright Last year, research funding of $14+ million included $9.5 million in federal funds. And, as an academic teaching hospital—the regional campus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School—Baystate’s size and clinical excellence put it in an excellent position to grow its research program. Internal grants provide investigators with support to increase the number of competitive proposals submitted for external research funding—mentoring, statistical consulting services, grant-writing assistance, and financial support or protected time.