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Bassett Medical Center
Bassett Medical Center, the foundation for the Bassett Healthcare Network, is a 180-bed, acute care inpatient teaching facility in Cooperstown, New York. Bassett offers 24-hour emergency and trauma care, comprehensive cancer and heart care, dialysis, and most medical and surgical specialties. The Bassett Clinic is located on the same campus as the medical center and provides outpatient primary and specialty care. The medical center also provides postgraduate residency training programs in Medicine and Surgery and maintains a strong academic program through its affiliation with Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (P & S). In 2009, Bassett became a medical school campus of Columbia P & S. The Bassett Research Institute, located on the medical center campus, conducts programs in basic and clinical science, and population and public health studies.
|Bassett Medical Center is a NICHE hospital, committed to excellence in elder care.
Bassett Medical Center News & Events
Cooperstown, NY - The Bassett Cancer Institute has been granted a full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), making it one of less than a dozen such centers statewide and only the second in Central New York. Breast care accreditation means Bassett has documented outcomes that meet or exceed national benchmarks. To earn accreditation, centers must provide patients with:
- Comprehensive care that includes state of the art services and technology
- A multidisciplinary team approach to coordinate the best available treatment options
- Access to prevention and early detection programs, cancer education, and support services
- Ongoing monitoring and improvements in cancer care
Learn more about the NAPBC at http://accreditedbreastcenters.org