Westfield State Sanatorium

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Westfield State Sanitarium
Established 1908
Opened 1910
Closed 1962 (as a Sanitarium)
Current Status Active
Building Style Single Building
Location West Springfield, MA
Alternate Names
  • Western Massachusetts Hospital



History[edit]

During its 100-year history, the hospital has provided health care services as needed, starting as a tuberculosis sanatorium, then cancer treatment and training physicians in diagnosis and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation and chronic care, treatment of handicapped infants and children, coma patients and care for Alzheimer patients. Today the hospital’s focus is on specialty care for patients with chronic diseases, terminal illness, neurological disorders and Alzheimer’s disease.