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Patient Stories

Baystate Health patients tell their stories, from diagnosis to treatment.
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LeMarier Family

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.  

Richard Duprey and wife

Greenfield Couple Appreciates Vascular Expertise in Franklin County

Richard Duprey had always spent quite a lot of time on his feet. Even after retirement, he maintained a big garden at his home in Greenfield and worked as a custodian at his church. Then came the day that being on his feet caused Richard pain, because his legs had become swollen.
Carlos Otero

7-year-old cerebral palsy patient moves to Springfield for specialty care

7-year-old Carlos Otero's mother decided to move her family over 1600 miles to Springfield for his care. Today he is showing signs of improvement after being treated at the Baystate Children's Hospital Specialty Center.

Adelia Bardwell Appreciates Heart Care Close to Home in Greenfield

When Adelia Bardwell went to Baystate Franklin Medical Center, she was having trouble breathing, and thought she might be dying. "I was scared to death," she says.

Heart Attack Survivor Is Glad for Expert Care in Greenfield (Video)

David Ahearn from Greenfield knew he was in trouble when we went to the emergency department at Baystate Franklin Medical Center. Today, he feels lucky to be alive to tell his story.
Dan Caney

Being Shocked into a Colonoscopy Saved Daniel Caney’s Life

It was shock that prompted Dan Caney to get his colonoscopy. And the decision probably saved his life.

Erline Provost

Wilbraham woman's recovery from stroke an incredible success story

Paul Provost woke up one day and tried to wake his wife. What he didn't know beforehand was that she had a stroke while sleeping.

Ben Otero

“Leukemia is tough. But I’m tougher!” The Story of a 7 Year-Old's Courageous Cancer Battle

Ben Manzi may be just seven years old, but he's already worked up an entire lifetime of courage. Diagnosed with leukemia just six months ago, his family has already started a non-profit to help others as a way of repaying the love they've felt from both loved ones and strangers. 

Pediatric Procedure Unit gives local teen her life back (Video)

16-year-old Mia Gasperini talks about how the pediatric procedure unit at Baystate Children's Hospital helps her manage her life changing diagnosis.   At 14-years-old Mia was diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis, an auto immune disorder which attacks the place where the nerve and the muscles meet.   

Latest News

Baystate Health President & CEO Mark Keroack on Question 1 Defeat

November 07, 2018

At Baystate Health we value our nurses and the role they play on teams whose care has been recognized nationally for its safety and quality. We recognize the ongoing challenges of the national nursing shortage and will continue our efforts to advance our innovative strategies to educate, recruit, and retain our talented nursing workforce.

Endowed Gift Eases Grief Through Giving

November 03, 2018

The Dibble family and Bulkley Richardson give back through endowed gift in honor of their loved ones.

Question 1: For Massachusetts hospital nurses, 'there is no average day'

October 31, 2018

MassLive: RNs need to self-regulate in the emergency department, something Question 1 would inhibit.