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

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…
August 7, 2018
A Bassett Medical Center program to help patients with chronic conditions live an improved quality of life by teaching them how to better self-manage their health issue has been recognized at the…
July 11, 2018
Bassett Medical Center has presented it's second nurse with a Daisy award. This particular presentation of the prestigious honor was accompanied by a special guest, the nurses patient who owes his…
June 26, 2018
Donna Anderson, RN, MSN, CENP, has been named Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and Vice President of Clinical Support Services for Bassett Medical Center effective July 1, 2018. Anderson has been serving…
June 20, 2018
A patient shuttle service is now making the rounds to parking lots on the Bassett Medical Center campus in Cooperstown.