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SMCS Announces Launch of New Electronic Health Records System

December 7, 2021 – View the announcement from SMCS CEO Joshua Dufresne about the new Electronic Health Records (EHR) system, which includes a brand new Patient Portal that will make the patient experience with SMCS even better!  

Leaves of Change!

  As the leaves change and the temperatures fall we find ourselves thinking about the winter ahead of us.  Springfield Medical Care Systems, Inc. (SMCS) will be offering Flu Clinics throughout the next few weeks.  Please ensure you’re following us on Instagram and Facebook to see our Flu Clinic times and locations. SMCS, a Federally […]

A Holiday Message to Our Communities

As 2020 draws to a close, we have much to be thankful for, in spite of the COVID-19 challenges. All the hard work and collaborative efforts by many over the past two years has brought us to the point of being able to say we are successfully exiting Chapter 11 Reorganization!  We are very proud […]

SMCS and Springfield Hospital Emerge from Chapter 11

SPRINGFIELD, VT (December 10, 2020)  — The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Vermont has confirmed the chapter 11 reorganization plans of Springfield Medical Care Systems and Springfield Hospital.  Confirmation of their chapter 11 plans is the final step necessary for the two companies to exit chapter 11 and the culmination of an 18-month […]

Reorganization Plans Filed for SMCS and Springfield Hospital

Springfield Medical Care Systems and Springfield Hospital (the Company) filed a reorganization plan under Chapter 11 of the U. S. Bankruptcy code with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Vermont on Friday, September 18th, 2020. The Company commenced voluntary restructuring under Chapter 11 of the U. S. Bankruptcy code on June 26, 2019. This filing […]

SMCS and Springfield Hospital Request Access to PPP Funding

Springfield Medical Care Systems and Springfield Hospital applied for federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding -‑ a forgivable funding program introduced by the recent coronavirus stimulus bill. The program, originally created by the CARES Act, is administered through the Small Business Association and offers funding to employers with 500 or fewer employees. Amounts can be […]

SMCS and Springfield Hospital – Strengthening Ties & Local Access

Springfield Medical Care Systems (SMCS) and Springfield Hospital have an excellent working relationship that has served our communities well in the past; and the collaboration is expected to continue well into the future. The SMCS health center network is an anchor in our local communities, as a valued healthcare provider as well as an economic […]

Springfield Hospital is Open For Business — as it Has Been for Over 105 Years

Recently, I had the pleasure of making the acquaintance of a man who, upon my introduction as Interim CEO at Springfield Hospital, advised me he heard Springfield Hospital is closing. His comment raised my awareness that the recent negative publicity around Springfield Hospital’s financial challenges has led some, and perhaps many, to believe that our […]

Information Update Regarding Patients’ Refund Checks

Springfield Medical Care Systems (“SMCS”) and Springfield Hospital are receiving inquiries regarding checks not being honored by some of our local banks.   SMCS and Springfield Hospital filed for chapter 11 reorganization on June 26th.  As part of that reorganization process, the Bankruptcy Code mandates a hold on any checks issued prior to June 26th, […]

Josh Dufresne, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Springfield Medical Care Systems