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Patient Stories

Baystate Health patients tell their stories, from diagnosis to treatment.
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Rapid Response Saves Local Man In Cardiac Distress

It was a rude awakening for Jim "JR" Robak one night last summer. After waking up to use the bathroom in the wee hours of the morning, he quickly realized he was experiencing cardiac distress. Within minutes, experts at Baystate Medical Center were working to relieve his symptoms. 

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Three Generations Receive Neonatal Intensive Care at Baystate

Over two decades ago, Cecelia was born prematurely at Baystate Medical Center. As an adult, she returns to Baystate to become a parent herself.

Miracle cancer patient gets third lease on life

Cancer patient Nancy Boistelle placed her survival in the hands of God and her doctors, and experienced a miraculous recovery.

Pokémon Go Helps Local Boy Through Leukemia (Video)

12-year-old Naqi Dar talks about his cancer journey and how Pokémon Go helped him through his diagnosis and treatment.

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Grateful Gunshot Victim: "They Didn't Give Up On Me"

Matt Mattoon knows life can change in an instant. Last November, he was shot by an intruder during a home invasion. The bullet did a lot of damage and then lodged back in his lung, where it remains today.  

Level I Trauma Center meant the difference between life and death for Paul Bachini

Having a Level I Trauma Center close by saved Paul Bachini's life.

Katherine Mallory

My Birth, My Way at Baystate Franlkin Medical Center

Katherine Mallory of Lenoxdale talks about her decision to deliver her second child at Baystate Franklin Medical Center. 


Specialty Treatment Helps College Bound Patient Manage Diagnosis (Video)

Thanks to the Baystate Children’s Specialty Center, 18-year-old Joe Fratini says he's confident he can manage his chronic illness while he’s away at school.

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Baystate’s New Beginnings: Raising Healthy Babies, One Family at a Time

Baystate’s New Beginnings is a parent education program that helps support parents of newborns. Jordan, like all mothers who deliver at Baystate Wesson Woman’s Hospital, was offered the free service after giving birth at the hospital.

Carmelina Durocher

Meet Carmelina - Young Girl Gives Back Despite Many Health Challenges

12-year-old Carmelina Durocher doesn't let her health challenges get in the way of helping others.  

Latest News

Health New England Announces New 'Where Health Matters' Grant Opportunities

August 07, 2018

Business Wire: Health New England announced a new grant program, Where Health Matters, as part of its Community Benefits Program to advance the health and well being of vulnerable population groups.

Kohl’s Supports MIGHTY Program at YMCAs and Baystate Children’s Hospital

August 01, 2018

Helping children make healthy lifestyle choices when they’re young can be one of the best gifts you can give them. Enter the MIGHTY Program, made a reality in part by a generous grant from Kohl’s.