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 clinical science, and population and public health studies.



2016 Community Health Needs Assessment is also available by emailing

2016-2018 Community Service Plan (CSP) is also available upon request by emailing

2015 Community Services Plan Summary Table

2013-2014 Community Services Plan Summary Table

2013 Comprehensive Three-Year Community Service Plan

Community Health Needs Assessment, 2013

November 27, 2018
The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized Bassett Medical Center for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2017.
November 15, 2018
Bassett Healthcare Network President and CEO William F. Streck, MD, announced today the appointment of Paul G. Swinko as Corporate Chief Financial Officer for Bassett Healthcare Network and Vice…
October 23, 2018
Flu season is upon us, and Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown announces flu clinics for patients.
September 27, 2018
Bassett Medical Center is again holding a Senior Resource Fair on Friday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the lobby of the Clinic Building on River Street in Cooperstown. Admission is free.
August 22, 2018
A group of Call Center employees filled 20 backpacks, including extra supplies, which were donated to four local food bank organizations to give to families of students who might appreciate a filled…