Mission, Vision & Values

Mission: Who we are

Bassett Medical Center is an academic medical center that exists to advance the health care of rural populations through:

  • Providing excellence in the continuum of care
  • Educating physicians and other health care professionals
  • Pursuing health research

Vision: Where we're going

  • A clinical academic campus for graduate, undergraduate and allied health professionals
  • Attain financial success in order to ensure achievement of our mission
  • The preferred employer in the region and a national leader in physician recruitment
  • Trusted by patients for safety, quality, prevention and community health
  • Known as patient and family-centered through accessibility and personal, individualized, evidence-based care
  • Nationally recognized for a sophisticated, integrated rural health care network
  • Nationally recognized for community health research in a rural environment
  • A culture that engages employees fosters innovation and sustains program implementation

Values: What we believe in

  • Relationships
  • Excellence
  • Accountability
  • Service
  • Learning
  • Integration
  • MyHealthy Decisions | Total Ankle Replacement

    Jim Lambert loves to take long walks with his wife, but when pain from an old ankle injury made walking difficult, he started to look at surgical options. Jim's wife showed him an article in MyHealthy Decisions Magazine about the total ankle replacement surgeries that Bassett was doing, and he reread more

    MyHealthy Decisions | Robotic-Assisted Partial Knee Replacement

    James Flannery, of Oneonta, NY, was experiencing knee pain that was holding him back from work and doing the things he loves. After consultation with Dr. Michael Diaz, James opted for robotic-assisted partial knee replacement surgery using A.O. Fox Hospital's state-of-the-art NAVIO system. Watch read more

One Atwell Road Cooperstown, NY 13326

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