David A. Higgins, NP-C, a Certified Nurse Practitioner with Baystate Health

Get to know Certified Nurse Practitioner, David A. Higgins, who serves patients throughout the State of Massachusetts.

Describing himself as a self-motivated, independent and energetic professional, David is a certified nurse practitioner with a focus on hospital medicine. He is affiliated with Baystate Health, holding privileges at Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Baystate Medical Center, Baystate Noble Hospital, and Baystate Wing Hospital.

Baystate Health is a not-for-profit integrated health system headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts, serving Western Massachusetts and the Knowledge Corridor Region of Massachusetts and Connecticut. “Our mission is to improve the health of the people in our communities every day, with quality and compassion. With a focus on quality, safety, value, and experience, Baystate is not only a keystone of our region – we are also a national leader in healthcare.”

A 2009 graduate of Harvard University, David holds over three decades of experience in health care, including 22 years as a registered nurse specializing in emergency and intensive care. Throughout his fruitful career, he has held various positions such as nurse manager, assistant director, night clinical supervisor, and director level in acute care, sub-acute, and outpatient facilities.

An active member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, he attributes his success to being able to help people and improve the care that his patients receive.

A Certified Nurse Practitioner (NP-C) is an advanced practice registered nurse. Nurse Practitioners hold certification and are trained to assess patient needs, order and interpret diagnostic and laboratory tests, diagnose disease, as well as formulate and prescribe treatment plans.

Learn More about David A. Higgins:

Through his online profile, https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4146970/info/ or through Baystate Health, https://providers.baystatehealth.org/provider/David+Alan+Higgins/207266 

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