Welcome to Springfield Medical Care Systems (SMCS) — a 501(c) non-profit corporation, founded in 2009, as the parent corporation to our nine-site federally-qualified community health center network and Springfield Hospital. Our unique healthcare system seamlessly integrates primary care, behavioral health, dental, vision and hospital care with a broad network of community-based services. Walk-in care, with no appointment necessary, is offered in Bellows Falls, Londonderry, Ludlow and Springfield.
Our primary care locations are Level 3 Medical Home sites – the highest level attainable from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). We are proud to have earned National Quality Leader Awards in 2015 and 2016 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Springfield Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital located in Springfield, VT. The hospital celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2014, and offers 24-hour emergency care, general surgery services, a hospitalist program, and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services including an Adult Day Program, Breast Care Center, Childbirth Center, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation services. Medical specialties include ear, nose and throat; orthopaedics and sports medicine; cosmetic & reconstructive surgery, urology and psychiatry. Specialty clinics for cardiology and medical oncology are provided in collaboration with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. These services are located on the Springfield Hospital campus and make it convenient for patients to receive the specialty care they need, close to home. A comprehensive program of inpatient psychiatric services is offered at The Windham Center, a ten-bed inpatient facility, located in Bellows Falls, VT.
Our health centers do not discriminate based on gender, skin color, race, ethnicity, physical disability, religion, or sexual orientation of anyone seeking care.
Care will be provided to all, regardless of ability to pay. Financial assistance is available to those who are income-eligible and fees are charged in accordance with a sliding fee discount policy based on family size and income. If you would like more information about this program, please ask your receptionist, or call 802-885-1616 for more details or to set up a personal consultation.
On behalf of the SMCS staff, thank you for the opportunity to serve your healthcare needs.
— Tim Ford, President and Chief Executive Officer
Community Health Center services can be accessed through any of the following locations.
Charlestown Health Center
Chester Family Dental
Lane Eye Associates
Ludlow Dental Center
Ludlow Health Center
Mountain Valley Health Center
Rockingham Health Center
Springfield Health Center
The Women’s Health Center