BMH Forms New ENT Practice with William A. Wood, MD

BMH Forms New ENT Practice with William A. Wood, MD Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announces the ...

National Radiologic Technology Week® Kicks Off November 2, 2014

Providing patients with safe medical imaging examinations is the prime goal for the nation’s radiologic technologists (R.T.s). To recognize the vital work of its R.T.s, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is celebrating National Radiologic Technology Week® (NRTW), Nov. 2-8, 2014. Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will kick off the week with a series of educational events that target dose […]

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Breast Cancer Prevention Begins With You: The Self-Exam

by Sue Gautot Mammography is often called the first line of defense against breast cancer. That’s why every October, during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, women over the age of 40 are urged to schedule their annual mammogram. But women of all ages have another set of tools that can help with detection and prevention […]

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Erinna Cooper

BMH Hires New Birthing Center Director

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced the hiring of Erinna Cooper, RN as Director of the Birthing Center, effective October 20. Cooper has 10 years of OB/Maternal-Child health experience at Cheshire Medical Center. From 2010 to 2013, she served as the Permanent Charge Nurse of the OB unit. A role which put her in charge in managing […]

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BMH Center for Wound Healing Joins Healogics, Inc. to Raise Awareness of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

The BMH Center for Wound Healing, a member of the Healogics network, is participating in the Healogics National Diabetes Campaign from October 27 to October 31. One of nearly 600 Healogics managed centers; BMH Center for Wound Healing offers advanced therapies to patients suffering from chronic wounds like diabetic foot ulcers. Program directors across the […]

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Ebola and Brattleboro Memorial Hospital

By: Dr. Kathleen McGraw, CMO With so many stories in the news about Ebola, you may be understandably concerned about the extremely unlikely possibility of a case of Ebola presenting in our community. Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is prepared for such an event and we’d like to share some important information about the disease and our […]

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Joseph Rosen, MD

The Basics of Breast Disease

by Joseph Rosen, MD In the United States, almost 200,000 women each year will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Approximately another 60,000 are diagnosed with non-invasive duct carcinoma in situ. For the 1 in 9 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, the single biggest risk factor is simply getting […]

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Mary Harrington

Sitting in the living room of her Hinsdale home, Mary Harrington raps her knuckles on a side table when talking about how good her health has been since having a stent inserted 11 years ago. On the Thursday before Independence Day weekend in 2003, she could tell something was wrong but couldn’t articulate exactly what. […]

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Hayley Crosby

Watching for the Sentinel Node

By Hayley Crosby The National Cancer Institute says 12.3 percent of all women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point during their lives. In 2014 alone, there will be more than 230,000 new cases. Thanks in part to the efforts made during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, however, nearly nine out of every […]

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Fred Landes, MD

BMH Adds Fred Landes, MD, to Medical Staff

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced the hiring of Fred Landes, MD to the medical staff. He will provide care for patients in the BMH Center for Wound Healing and the hospital’s Emergency Department. Landes joins BMH after serving as Medical Director for the North Adams Hospital Wound Center since its opening 2011. He was also an […]

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BMH Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Recertified by Industry Leader

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is proud to announce the recertification of its Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). BMH was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care. Cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation programs are designed to help people with cardiovascular problems (e.g., […]

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