The MISSION of Holyoke Medical Center is to serve the health needs of the community in a high quality and efficient manner.
Holyoke Medical Center originally opened its doors in 1893 as Holyoke City Hospital. Former Congressman and Mayor, William Whiting, led a group to make a non-sectarian Hospital in Holyoke a reality. In 1927 the name of the hospital was changed to Holyoke Hospital, to better clarify that the institution was not a municipality. The name was changed once more in 2003 to Holyoke Medical Center.
What started as a 40-bed hospital in 1893 has grown to be a 198-bed facility with 1,200 employees. Each year Holyoke Medical Center admits more than 7,500 patients, while the Emergency Department currently experiences an annual volume of more than 45,000 visits.
Number of physicians
Active Staff: 171
Consulting Staff: 96
HMC serves an aggregate population of 180,000 in cities and towns which include Holyoke, Chicopee, South Hadley, Granby, Easthampton, Southampton, West Springfield and Belchertown.
Holyoke Medical Center is a member of Valley Health Systems in Holyoke. Other members of Valley Health Systems include:
Holyoke Medical Center, in collaboration with the Coalition of Western Massachusetts Hospitals, conducted a community health needs assessment in the early part of 2013. The survey was conducted because the hospital wants to understand better community health needs and to develop an effective implementation strategy to address priority needs. Please click here to view the findings of the community health needs assessment.
Holyoke Medical Center
575 Beech Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
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