Putney Family Healthcare Unveils Its New Space, Expanded Services

By Debbie Hebert On May 1, 2015 we were pleased to host an Open House, officially unveiling Putney Family Healthcare’s expanded and renovated facility to the community. The gathering celebrated the completion of a four-month-long project that added 680 square feet to the building’s footprint and upgraded our existing treatment facilities in order to serve […]

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Amy Gadowski, MD Joins Brattleboro Internal Medicine

Brattleboro Internal Medicine, a member of BMH Physician Group, announced Amy Gadowski, MD is joining the practice and began seeing new patients as of Monday, May 4, 2015. Gadowski has practiced medicine at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital in a number of different capacities over the years. Most recently, she has been working as a Hospitalist as […]

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Top Questions about Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

By Jim Fleury, RN, CEN What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy? Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) allows patients to breathe pure oxygen while lying comfortably inside a pressurized chamber. Breathing 100 percent oxygen delivered at increased pressure increases the amount of oxygen available to organs and tissues in the body. This improves the effects of certain antibiotics, […]

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Gregory R. Gadowski, MD, FACS

BMH’s Center for Wound Healing: Treating the Whole Patient

By Greg Gadowski, MD Every day at BMH a dozen or so people make their way down a hospital corridor to the light-filled and welcoming Center for Wound Healing. Some walk slowly, assisted by canes or walkers, some use wheelchairs, and some rely on assistance from others to make the trek. Center staff members greet […]

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Don’t Ignore Non-Healing Wounds

By: Jim Fleury, RN, CEN and Fred Harrison Chronic wounds (defined as wounds that won’t heal within 30 days using conventional treatments) are becoming more prevalent in our aging society. In the Brattleboro/Southern Vermont service area, and particularly in Windham County, our nation’s most rapidly aging county, it is estimated that over 1,200 people have […]

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Bob Woodworth

A thirty year avocation as a local philanthropist snuck up on Bob Woodworth while he was busy doing other things – running a successful small business and being involved in dozens of community projects. When BMH contacted him to express their appreciation for Burrows Specialized Sports’ faithful donations – every year since 1985 – he […]

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Never Too Young: Mike McCosker’s story

Mike McCosker always feared that his having a heart attack was a foregone conclusion. There is a history of heart trouble in his family, including his father, who has survived two attacks. Still, it came as a shock when it actually happened since he was only 44 years old. “There are so many emotions that […]

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One-Day Safe Driving Course Offered for Older Drivers

You’re not the same driver you were when you were 16…or 35… or 65. As we age, our driving abilities change and our physical state can influence our behind-the-wheel state, too. If you want to refresh your driving skills, and get a discount on car insurance, you will want to register for the upcoming AARP […]

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Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Honored with Two Healthcare Advertising Awards

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and Jennings has been recognized by the 32nd Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards with a Gold and Silver Award in recognition of the hospital’s Emergency Department “Rapid Care” campaign. With nearly 3,500 entries, the Healthcare Advertising Awards, sponsored by the Healthcare Marketing Report (HMR), is the oldest, largest and most widely respected advertising […]

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Angela Thomas, DPT

BMH Rehab Services Adds new Physical Therapist

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced the addition of Angela Thomas, DPT, to its Rehabilitation Services staff. Thomas just moved to the Brattleboro area after spending 20 years living in the southwestern United States. She holds a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University and degrees in Educational Psychology and Physical Education from the University of […]

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