Notice of Public Hearing Concerning Noble Hospital

Notice is hereby given that the Massachusetts Department of Public Health will conduct a public hearing to permit comment on an application for Determination of Need filed on April 14, 2015 by The Trustees of Noble Hospital, Inc., 115 W. Silver Street, Westfield, MA 01085.  The application seeks a change in corporate control of Noble Hospital, through which Baystate Health, Inc., located at 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199 would acquire Noble Hospital.  The hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 commencing at 2:00 P.M at the Tekoa Country Club located at 459 Russell Road, Westfield, MA 01085.  Such hearing shall not be adjudicatory but shall be in the nature of a public forum for the presentation of any comments which may be relevant to consideration by the Department of the need for this project.  Persons wishing to make their views known may appear at the hearing or may submit written comments to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Determination of Need Program, 99 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111.  Written comments may also be emailed to the Determination of Need Program at  Written comments will be accepted up until 5:00 P.M.  Friday, May 15, 2015.  Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations at the hearing should call (413) 568-2811 ex. 5573 in advance of the hearing date.

This information is provided by the Determination of Need (DoN) within the Department of Public Health.